Visual Art

  • Mentally, I am here

  • Lil guy

  • Critipeg: Karen Dalton: In My Own Time

    Streaming on Cinematheque at Home until March 13

  • Recovering through art

    Acknowledging mental-health struggles is often the first step toward treatment. The second is finding ways to cope with these challenges. For creative types, art therapy is a valuable outlet to express thoughts and nurture a balanced lifestyle.

  • Arts briefs

    A field trip through Black History// Honour and Reverence// Rediscovering Rooster Town// FUNdrive!// Kickstarting the Dead Work Collective

  • Arts brief

    Reconciliation as art// Black History trivia night// MCO announces free virtual winter concerts// Moments of My Own// Onna Lou releasing folkloric single// PLATFORM wants your shorts!

  • Origin stories: Wookey Films

    Award-winning Wookey Films is coowned and co-produced by brother/sister combo Jérémie and Janelle Wookey. The production company has been operating in the Exchange District since 2013.

  • Mosaic Award invests in emerging film voices

    Funds can be the most significant stepping stone for a filmmaker’s career, so awards are highly sought after. There are several awards and funds available for filmmakers in Winnipeg, and the winner of the Mosaic award from Winnipeg Film Group was just announced.

  • Critipeg: Red Rocket

    Plays at Cinematheque Feb. 4 to 17

  • Arts briefs

    Open beading circle// Grants for arts!// Skywalk lectures// Helen Chau Bradley launches debut book// PEOPLE series returns to the stage

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents Adeline Bird

    Currently residing in Tkaronto, Adeline Bird is an Afro-Anishinaabe storyteller creating new waves in Canada’s television and film industries.

  • Arts briefs

    In conversation with Maureen Gruben// Through and Through// Artist talk with Grace Nickel// Music, mavens and more// Pulling heartstrings at home// Winnipeg New Music Festival

  • The curtains are up, and there’s no place to hide

    For many, post-secondary education is a pivotal time in one’s life – a time to make and learn from mistakes without fear of jeopardizing a career.

  • There is a moon in Gemini tonight

    When the planet of communication appears to turn backward in the sky, it can mark a time of frustrating delays, or simply reflection.

  • Arts briefs

    The Trews at The Burt// Hoist exhibition at Platform Gallery// Comeback Kid releasing Heavy Steps// Honouring Cliff Eyland// Hone your grant-writing skills// Art exhibition expanded into podcast

  • PTE commissions portraits from young winnipeg artist

    Some artists take years to specialize in their field. Others pick up a pencil or a paintbrush and instantly feel a connection. Fourteen-year-old Essey Habtu has only been painting for the last couple of years but has already started to make a name for himself in Winnipeg’s arts scene.

  • Who owns the streets?

    Winnipeg – particularly in the urban areas – is rife with street art, from stickers to murals and beyond. Passersby may notice reclaimed household items, painted and emblazoned with a simple message: press on. Posters are modified with robot heads, and the lost character from Where’s Waldo can be found repeatedly in different iterations.

  • Favourite local visual artist

    1. Winnipeg Waldo
    2. J.D. Renaud
    3. Annie Beach

  • Favourite local social media presence

    1. wpg_affirmations
    2. Winnipeg Wildin
    3. Faceplam / mbpolidragrace (tie)

  • Favourite local public art piece

    1. The toppling of the Queen Victoria statue
    2. Bloody Saturday by Bernie Miller and Noam Gonick / Forever Bicycles by Ai Weiwei (tie)

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