Critical Discussion

American painter Julie Mehretu at work

Critical Painting Perspectives

Critical Painting Perspectives - December

  • December 6, 2021, 9:00am – 10:30am
  • Zoom

Free! All women and gender minority painters welcome. Please email facilitator Laura Lewis at laura@mawa.ca to sign up.

This reading group is dedicated to exploring ideas, practices, theory and criticism with respect to contemporary painting. Start the month (and morning) with paint! Join the conversation on the first Monday of every month at 9 am, to discuss the selected reading over a virtual cup of coffee. Interested in participating? Email facilitator, Laura Lewis at laura@mawa.ca for links to the month’s short accessible article and the Zoom meet-up.

Reading: 6 Works That Explain Yayoi Kusama’s Rise to Art World Stardom by Alexxa Gotthardt, 2018

  • Laura Lewis

    Laura Lewis is a queer visual artist originally from Halifax, and a 2018 graduate from the BFA Honours program, School of Art, University of Manitoba who is currently based in Winnipeg. Lewis’s conceptual figurative painting practice explores philosophical questions concerning identity and sexuality.

    Photo by Callie Lugosi