Location: James McConnell Memorial Library
50 Falmouth St, Sydney
For the first half of July, Halifax-based artist D’Arcy Wilson is artist-in-residence at CBU Art Gallery. During her residency Ms. Wilson will be creating new work for Shaping the Shore: From Here and Away, an upcoming exhibition in the fall featuring artworks by historical and contemporary women artists with a focus on cultural production in Cape Breton. For this talk Ms. Wilson will discuss her current artistic practice and works in progress.
D’Arcy Wilson is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily with performance. She received an MFA from the University of Calgary (’08), and a BFA from Mount Allison University (’05). Ms. Wilson has exhibited her work across Canada in solo and group exhibitions, and has participated in various artist residencies. She sits on the board of directors at Eyelevel Gallery and she is also an art educator. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Visual Arts Department at Memorial University, Grenfell Campus (Cornerbrook, NL). For more information about the artist visit her website: www.darcywilson.org.
The talk is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. This program is generously supported in conjunction with Arts Nova Scotia.
Image (above): Documentation of D’Arcy Wilson’s work in progress