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Visiting Artist Lecture by Duane Linklater

Monday, October 5th, 2015 at 7:30 pm, Room 301 of the Machine Shop Studios at Mill Square

The Department of Fine Art and Music at Algoma University is very pleased to announce that Sobey Art Award winner Duane Linklater will be giving a public artist talk on Monday, October 5th, at 7:30pm in Room 301 at the Machine Shop Studio at Mill Square. The talk is free of charge and open to the public.

Duane Linklater is Omaskêko Cree, from Moose Cree First Nation in Northern Ontario and is currently based in North Bay, Ontario. Duane attended the Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts at Bard College in upstate New York, USA, completing his Master of Fine Arts in Film and Video. He has exhibited and screened his work nationally and internationally at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Family Business Gallery in New York City, Te Tuhi Centre for Arts Auckland, New Zealand, City Arts Centre in Edinburgh Scotland, Institute of Contemporary Arts Philadelphia and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City. His collaborative film project with Brian Jungen, Modest Livelihood, was originally presented at the Walter Phillips Gallery at The Banff Centre as a part of dOCUMENTA (13) with subsequent exhibitions of this work at the Logan Centre Gallery at the University of Chicago (curated by Monika Szewcyyk), and the Art Gallery of Ontario (curated by Kitty Scott). Duane was also the recipient of the 2013 Sobey Art Award, an annual prize given to an artist under 40. Duane is currently represented by Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver.

During his time in Sault Ste. Marie Linklater will be presenting on his own work as well as meeting with students and alumni of Algoma University’s Fine Arts program. Linklater’s work can be viewed at  www.duanelinklater.com

The Canada Council for the Arts and the Art Gallery of Algoma generously support the Visiting Artist Lecture Series at Algoma University, which is presented by the Department of Fine Art and Music.

For more information please contact Andrea Pinheiro at: andrea.pinheiro@algomau.ca or (705) 949-2301 ext. 428

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