Natalie Nadeau

Reception to mark closing of student art exhibition

A free public reception Friday will celebrate the Art + Life student exhibition on view now in the SoVA Projects Gallery, LeBel Building.

The participating artists include Kacie Auffrett, Bryce Clark, Lauren Divito, Erica Douglas, Cole Fortier, Jessica Howick, Amanda Laflamme, Brandon Lemire, Natalie Nadeau, Tina Suntres and Amanda White.

The closing reception will give patrons a chance to meet with the artists and starts at 2 p.m. Friday, October 5.

UWindsor artists join world’s largest public vote competition

A student, a staff member and graduates of the School of Visual Arts are among more than 1700 artists vying for a total of $560,000 in prizes in the world’s largest public vote art competition.

ArtPrize opened yesterday with more than 1500 entries in 161 venues across Grand Rapids, Michigan. Members of the public are invited to vote for their favourites; round one will continue through September 29, when 10 finalists will advance to a five-day second round.

Among the entrants with a UWindsor connection are: