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PAST EXHIBITION

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SUMMA 2021: QUIXOTIC

A virtual presentation of the McMaster BFA Class of 2021 graduating exhibition.

Artists: Amanda Jameson, Antonella Mendola, Ashley Plante, Cait Gautron, Donna Nadeem, Eryn Penner, Evelyn Bohn, Javan Wellum, Jet Coghlan, Jill Letten, Juliana Duimstra, Julianna Biernacki, Lynda Dong, Mariana Quinn, Megan Mercier, Payton Husk, Selena Schaefer, Taylor Tabry-Dorzek, Teba Faisal

The 2021 SUMMA Exhibition explores the quixotic, all that is deemed idealistic, starry-eyed and impractical. Working and creating under unusual circumstances, quixoticism has become a liberating vehicle for these artists to explore and sharpen their craft. This show encapsulates the multiple ways that these bright young artists have adapted, grown and investigated the undeniable cruciality of art and quixotic perspective in tumultuous times.

The virtual exhibition will present work from the 2021 graduating class as well as artist talks and more in celebration of their hard work and dedication over the past four years.

Curated by: Alexis Moline

April 29, 2021 – July 01, 2021

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Link to Exhibitions Archive for a complete list of past exhibitions

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SUBMISSIONS & ASSISTANCE

POLICY:

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

PROCEDURE:

Proposals are accepted from artists and curators.

REQUIREMENTS:

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

View digital image requirements

PLEASE SEND PROPOSALS TO:

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

ASSISTANCE:

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

The 2021-22 program is open from June 2021 until January 14, 2022. Our deadlines for the programming year are:

  • October 15, 2021, 1 p.m. ET
  • December 17, 2021, 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
Budget
CV
Digital images of work