Critical Painting Perspectives - December

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

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.

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

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

  • Photo of Laura Lewis in front of a pink background looking at the camera while holding palette knives over her head. Lewis has fair skin and long wavy blond hair with bangs.

    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.