Graduating Sculpture Student Exhibition

Opening Reception / Award Presentation:
June 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Canadian Sculpture Centre

The Sculptors Society of Canada is pleased to present the 22nd Bi-Annual Juried GRADUATING SCULPTURE STUDENT EXHIBITION. Since it’s now a bi-annual exhibition, graduates from 2017 and 2018 were included. The jury viewed 147 images of fifty-five works submitted from six institutions. After much discussion, the jurors selected fourteen works by eight students for this exhibition.

The Graduating Students (from left to right) Lesia Szyca, D’Andrea Bowie, Malina Sintnicolaas, Jia Sheng Lu, Maryam Zaraimajin, Randi Pert, Diane Mohan, Monica Bujas

The jurors: Kelly McCray, Joshua Burston, Barbara Fletcher selected the following students:
D’Andrea Bowie (2017), Ontario College of Art & Design University
Monica Bujas (2017), University of Toronto (Mississauga)
Jia Sheng Lu (2018), Ontario College of Art & Design University
Diane Mohan (2017), The Art Centre, Central Technical School
Randi Pert (2018), Ontario College of Art & Design University
Malina Sintnicolaas (2018), York University
Lesia Szyca (2017), York University
Maryam Zaraimajin (2018), Ontario College of Art & Design University

Richard McNeill presents Maryam Zaraimajin with the Greenrock Charitable Trust Award (left) and her work, Survival of Who?, stainless steel, cimont fondue, cast latex (right)

Malina Sintnicolaas is the recipient of the Won Lee Fellowship Award for her ceramic, Faceless – My Imaginary Friend (in front)

D’Andrea Bowie was presented with the Artcast Inc Award by Cathy Knoespel (left) for her bronze sculpture, Container for Consciousness (right)

Lesia Szyca won the MST Bronze Ltd Award with her work: I Want Dissect You Like You Dissect Me

The other works were very interesting and engaging as well.

Randi Pert, (from left to right) Lived In (Tanner), Mother and Lived In (Amanda), found textiles, embroidery

Diane Mohan, In Conversation, hydrocal

Monica Bujas, Circa, found newspaper, methylcellulose

Jia Sheng Lu & his friend Julian, with his forged metal work, titled Julian

From left to right: Josh Burston, Richard McNeill, Barbara Fletcher, Kelly McCray, Judi Michelle Young & the students

Images are courtesy of the Canadian Sculpture Centre

*Exhibition information: June 14 – July 20, 2018, Canadian Sculpture Centre, 500 Church Street. Gallery hours: Tue – Fri, 12 – 6; Sat, 11 – 4 pm.

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