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Graduating McMaster BFA Student Exhibition

The Cotton Factory*
270 Sherman Ave N, Hamilton, ON L8L 6N4
April 6 – 17, 2019

The Cotton Factory
Saturday, April 6, 11:30 am – 3 pm
Following the reception, open hours are April 8 – 12 and April 16 – 17 from 11 am – 3 pm

Since entering the McMaster Studio Art program in 2015, our class has developed and grown both as individuals and as a group. As our time here at McMaster comes to an end, we have the pleasure of presenting our work to the public in a final exhibition. This show is titled Counterpoint, which means, “to combine elements”. With the elements of our practices merging and influencing one another,Counterpoint is a commemoration of experiences and artistic endeavours.

– The McMaster BFA Class of 2019
Norah Andresen, Lucia Cackovic, Jayda Conti, Sean Cooper, Neville Dennis, Deeshani Fernando, Safiyyah Figaro, Deanna Gallo, Meghan Giudice, Andjelija Jancic, Emily Kester, Katherine A. Laird, Caroline Eun-ae Lee, Anthony Lok, Robyn McCallum, Delaney McVeigh, Audrey Pearson, Josh Ravenhill, Jason Lee Rhyno

* McMaster Museum of Art has hosted the Studio Art Graduation exhibition for more than 30 years, but had to close from March 19 – August 23, 2019 for Environmental Systems Upgrades full details. We are pleased that an alternate location has been found for 2019, and look forward to future SUMMA presentations.

Curated by: Hitoko Okada

April 06, 2019 – April 17, 2019

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To promote and stimulate learning, interest and continued enjoyment about the visual arts, the Museum will organize an annual programme of temporary exhibitions for presentation year round.

Exhibition proposals/submissions are accepted on an on-going basis.

The Director/Curator will select and establish the annual exhibition programme in collaboration with the curatorial team. An exhibition schedule will be presented by the Director/Curator to the Advisory Board of the Museum once each year


Proposals are accepted from artists and curators.


10-20 digital images, project description, and CV.

View digital image requirements


Carol Podedworny, Director and Curator
McMaster Museum of Art
University Ave, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L6


The McMaster Museum of Art is a third party recommender for Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Exhibition Assistance Grants.

The 2022-23 program is open from June 23, 2022 until January 13, 2023. Our deadlines for the programming year are:

  • September 15, 2022, 1 p.m. ET
  • December 15, 2022, 1 p.m. ET

Please follow the guidelines established by the Ontario Arts Council, apply directly through their website, and submit the following with your applications:

Brief artist statement
Confirmation letter from the gallery/museum/venue
Digital images of work