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Artistic April brings showers of creativity this week at UFV

UFV will experience April showers of all things artistic this week as the Fashion Design, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Graphic + Digital Design programs present their year-end shows. Fashion Design presents Absolute Style Fashion Design kicks things off with the Absolute Style grad fashion show on Wed, April 27. Absolute Style showcases the work of […]

Too Many Big Paintings for such a small space

After four semesters together, UFV’s Painting IV class invites you to an evening of large art in a rather small gallery. Each painting is 4×5 feet in size. The works vary in theme and artistic vision, including a range of subjects from porcelain kitten figurines to rappers of the ‘80s. The students invite you to […]

Visual Arts alum commissioned to do Lincoln print by Academy

A UFV Visual Arts alumnus has been commissioned to do a screen print based on an academy award best picture nomination. Jeff Boyes, who earned a Visual Arts diploma in 2003 and is based in Pitt Meadows, was commissioned to create a screen print representing the film Lincoln by The Academy of Motion Pictures and […]

Always wanted to go to New York? Here’s your chance

A few seats remaining: 2013 NYC study tour  Have you always wanted to go to New York? Travel to New York City with the UFV Visual Arts department and experience one of the greatest art cities in the world. Tours of iconic museums like The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) and The Museum of […]

Visual Arts gallery shows: Jan through April

UFV’s Visual Arts gallery has several shows scheduled from January through April and several of them have a connection to UFV Visual Arts alumni.   VISUAL ARTS GALLERY | January – April 2013 University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford campus, B 136 Listen as the Whispers Look Around Scott Schell (Alumni) Jan 7 – 25 […]

Diversity mural collaboration brightens the streets of Abbotsford

Abbotsford just became a little bit brighter. As a collaborative effort between a myriad of community groups and services, Abbotsford Community Services (ACS) transformed the bare concrete side of their building into a mural. One of the very first steps was to hire Shelley Stefan, a Visual Arts (VA) instructor at UFV, as mural director. […]

Studying abroad — in beautiful Poland

  Arts student Renée Hartwig is taking advantage of UFV’s exchange agreement with the University of Arts Poznan (Uniwersytet Artystyczny w Poznaniu) to spend a semester abroad studying in Poland. Here she is in Poznan (at the old market). Instructor Aleksandra Idzior and UFV International helped arrange a memorandum of understanding between our two universities […]

Get Animated! Presented by the National Film Board of Canada and UFV

Get Animated! A free screening of short films

The National Film Board of Canada, in collaboration with UFV, presents Get Animated! Join this cross-Canada celebration of the NFB’s latest animated films. Come to a free 80-minute screening of some of “Canada’s finest (and funniest) animated films.” Billed as “an eclectic collection of entertaining new animation films, ranging from the whimsical to the experimental,” […]