Critical Discussion

Laura Lewis, Shaneelas and Strawberries, oil on canvas, 48 x 60”, 2020

Critical Painting Perspectives

Critical Painting Perspectives - October

  • October 4, 2021, 9:00am – 10:30pm
  • Zoom

Free! All women and gender minority painters welcome. Please email facilitator Laura Lewis at 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 for links to the month’s short accessible article and the Zoom meet-up.

October Reading: Mistikôsiwak: Monkman at the Met by Regan de Loggans

  • 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