Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

A Fierce Launch

A Fierce Launch

February 3, 2010 | Published by MMA
The Fierce: Women’s Hot Blooded Film/Video exhibition, guest curated by McMaster University’s Janice Hladki, opened last week at the McMaster Museum of Art with record breaking attendance of 400 people. “The exhibition is an example of the Museum’s commitment to … Continued
Fierce in the News

Fierce in the News

January 28, 2010 | Published by MMA
Fierce: Women’s Hot-Blooded Film/Video opens today, with the grand Opening Reception celebration this evening – hope you can join us.  The exhibition has already received some great media coverage including these two reviews, published within the last day or so: … Continued
Fierce Anticipation – part II

Fierce Anticipation – part II

January 26, 2010 | Published by MMA
We’re just putting the finishing touches on the Fierce: Women’s Hot-Blooded Film/Video exhibition, which opens this week with a Public Reception Thursday from 6-8 pm, and a Artists’ Think Tank on Friday from 1:30-2:20. In addition to fifteen moving image works, … Continued
Natalka Husar’s Talk

Natalka Husar’s Talk

January 26, 2010 | Published by MMA
Natalka Husar’s presentation at the Museum on January 14 was a delightful blend of artist’s talk, performance, and tour. Wearing the costume of her alter ego, the stewardess, Natalka took the audience on a trip – complete with in-flight movies … Continued
Fierce Anticipation

Fierce Anticipation

January 13, 2010 | Published by MMA
As guest curator Dr. Janice Hladki’s Research Assistant, I have had the great privilege to be introduced to some of Canada’s amazing female film and video artists. Fierce has been a real learning experience for me – watching the show … Continued
Natalka Husar’s Christmas Paintings

Natalka Husar’s Christmas Paintings

December 15, 2009 | Published by MMA
For more than a decade artist Natalka Husar has been painting on old soft cover romance novels, drawing new images out of the evocative titles she found. The small expressive works are both intriguing and controversial. In 2006, artist Natalka … Continued
Natalka Husar: Burden of Innocence Opens

Natalka Husar: Burden of Innocence Opens

November 26, 2009 | Published by MMA
Canadian artist, Natalka Husar takes her lifelong obsession with painting and with Ukraine, her ancestral home, into new territory in a new exhibition Burden of Innocence. This impressive collection of fifty paintings is, in fact, a history play in three … Continued
Behind the scenes: Recreating 16th-17th century supernovae

Behind the scenes: Recreating 16th-17th century supernovae

October 22, 2009 | Published by MMA
Light Echo has been generously supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Hamilton, and Smith Brothers Contracting Corporation who donated both the materials and their services in the construction of the room itself. Doug Welch and … Continued
Blurred Boundaries between Science and Art

Blurred Boundaries between Science and Art

September 16, 2009 | Published by MMA
Two innovative new exhibitions exploring the links between Science and Art open this week at the McMaster Museum of Art and launch a series of related talks, tours and discussions.
All in a Day’s Work

All in a Day’s Work

June 8, 2009 | Published by MMA
this… and this… Assembling a Sasquatch is a pleasure. Actually the level is indispensible, but I have another helpful tip for anyone who is about to hang artwork in a grid. If you are hanging a group of identically sized … Continued