INTERPRET CREATIVE & PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL

Creative & Performing Arts Festival

Date: Friday, April 27
Time: 6pm – 10:30pm
Location: Evered Hall, Student Union Building

This first-time event will celebrate the arts at UFV featuring Theatre, Creative Writing and Visual Arts. The following individuals, including alumni, will showcase their diverse talents on April 27, 2018:

Margret Bollerup
Bethany Caldwell
Paige Caldwell
Sidi Chen
Julia Dovey
Emily Eggert-Botkin
Cat Friesen
Mitch Huttema
Jessica Karroll
Jesse Klassen
Luke Kokoszska
Abrianna Leaming
Wenwei Liu
Cameron McKerchar
Willow Mussell
Emilie Poirier
Deanne Ratzlaff
Deb Silver
Krystina Spracklin
Christopher Taylor

Readings and performances by UFV Creative Writing and THEA Directing 451 students. Selected artworks from the University Arts Collection will also be on display in addition to works produced by the following courses: IDS400: Decolonizing Canada’s 150th, VA 232 Sculpture & Extended Media II, VA 252 Print Media II, VA 160 Video Production I & VA 261 Video Production II.

Opening Reception: 6:00 PM @ Evered Hall, Student Union Building, 33844 King Rd Abbotsford.

The art exhibition will run until May 11, 2018.

Event locations include the S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery (B136), D and C buildings.

Catered by Restaurant 62. Live music from 9-10:30 PM! Performers include Kristin Witko, Myriad of Whispers and DJ Simon Bridgefoot.

Event is free and everyone is welcome!

Sponsored by SUS, UFV, CIVL Radio, Restaurant 62, & Ravens Brewing Company

 

CELEBRATE INSPIRATION – AND DISCOVER YOUR MUSE

The 2018 Graphic and Digital Design grads are rooted in the inspiration around them — from little details and large patterns, to where they live, who they are, and aspire to be. They have discovered new terrain and uncovered unique ideas. It’s time to celebrate inspiration with them and find your muse.

The University of the Fraser Valley, Graphic + Digital Design Portfolio Show:
an exhibition of communication design, brand identity, dynamic media and interactive design

Reception: TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018 | 4 – 7 pm
Exhibition: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 | 9 – 6 pm

HIGHSTREET, ABBOTSFORD
J150 – 3122 MOUNT LEHMAN RD.

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Stefan featured at NYC’s Infinite Archive: NYPL art exhibit

Shelley Stefan’s work will be housed in a vintage card catalog at the upcoming Infinite Archive: NYPL art exhibition in New York City.

What will she do?

Visual Arts associate professor Shelley Stefan is set to be featured as a guest artist in the upcoming Infinite Archive: NYPL art exhibition in New York City from April 5 to September 3, 2018. The exhibition will introduce a diverse group of 30 artists, each responding to a book, poem, periodical or other archival material from The New York Public Library’s vast collection.

Artworks included span across a wide spectrum of media ranging from:

  • Paintings
  • Printmaking
  • Photography
  • Assemblage
  • Sculpture

Each artwork presents a complex dialogue between the artist and the selected text and will be housed in a vintage card catalog. Visitors will be encouraged to discover a variety of artworks as they open each drawer. Many artworks will include interactive elements, such as solving a puzzle, exploring a maze or unfolding an abstract painting. To see pictures and learn more, visit: https://www.infinitearchive.art/infinite-archive-nypl/

What’s Next?

You can find Stefan in her art studio working on a new series of figure paintings based on her time in Bologna, Italy. This body of work will culminate her arts-based sabbatical research from Northern Italy.

Take a Course in 18 Days with UFV U-Cube!

Focus and fast track your education! During the 2018 Summer Semester, the College of Arts is offering the U-Cube program to all UFV students.

What is U-Cube? It is a Condensed University Block Experience at UFV.

This semester’s pilot program will allow students to take blocks of condensed courses in:

  • Theatre 101 (May Block: May 3-25)
  • English 108 (June Block: May 31-June 22)
  • History 102 (July Block: June 27-July 20)
  • Geography 130 (August Block: July 25-August 17)

Each course will run Monday to Friday (3 hours per day).

Space is limited, don’t miss out on this new summer opportunity! Sign-up today, visit: ufv.ca/arts/u-cube/

Scholarship Available to ONLY UFV Arts Students!

There is a new scholarship available to UFV College of Arts students kindly donated by arts enthusiast Eero Sorila to commemorate his parents Henrik and Alice Sorila.

DEADLINE: May 10, 2018
AVAILABLE TO: Students enrolled in any program in the College of Arts (*Preference will be given to Chilliwack students)
AMOUNT: Varies
HOW-TO APPLY: Apply on-line at MyUFV (Log into MyUFV, click on Student Information, click on Student Services, then the tab for Financial Aid.

To learn more, visit: https://goo.gl/GgHS5A
Find inspiration through Eero’s journey in the UFV blog https://goo.gl/7BH8ix

Alone in Wonder: Graduating Exhibit by VA Students

The University of the Fraser Valley Visual Arts Diploma students invite family, friends, the UFV community and the public at large to attend their graduating exhibitionAlone in Wonder

When: Thursday, March 22 from 4:30pm – 6:30pm (Opening Reception – includes refreshments)
Where: S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery, in Building B, B136 (Abbotsford campus)

The exhibition runs from March 22 – April 10 and includes an exciting mix of inventive works:

  • Installation
  • New Media
  • Print Media
  • Photography
  • Painting
  • Video

Graduating students: Beru Bell, Sharon Clark, Jenna Cook, Mario Desantis, Mouon Levan, Candice McPherson and Susan Song.

 

Graphic + Digital Design First Year Student OPEN HOUSE

Join the Graphic + Digital Design first-year students as they reveal their creativity at the ILLUMINATE Open House event

  • See amazing design work done by students
  • Tour the campus 
  • Pick-up some really cool swag and prints
  • Enjoy light refreshments

When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (4-7pm)
Where: UFV, Mission Campus – 33700 Prentis Ave, Mission BC