The Visiting Artist Program Presents Jan Peacock for an Artist Talk on Monday March 2, 2015 beginning at 7:30 pm, at the Owens Art Gallery, 61 York Street, in Sackville, NB. Admission is free and all are welcome.
The Artist Talk will be followed by a reception at Thunder & Lightning, 23 Bridge Street, Sackville.
As part of the Visiting Artist Program, Peacock will be visiting artist studios on Tuesday March 3, 2015. While the morning will be spent in the studios of Mount Allison University Fine Arts students, there are a few spots available for artists from the community in the afternoon. If you are interested in visiting with Jan in your studio please email firstname.lastname@example.org before 7:30 pm on Monday March 2nd. Time slots available are 3:30 pm, 4 pm, and 4:30 pm.
Jan Peacock lives in Halifax, where she teaches interdisciplinary studio courses and directs the MFA Program at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD University). Her work is in video, installation and writing. She is best known for essay-shaped constructions combining language, landscape and performance. Her work is held in public and private collections, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Art Gallery of Ontario, Fukui Museum in Japan and Ludwig Museum in Köln.
Recently, her work has been featured at the Festival International du Film sur l’Art, La Cinémathèque Québecoise, and TIFF Bell Lightbox. She has won awards for experimental video at the Atlantic Film Festival, the Chicago International Film & Video Festival, and the Atlanta Film & Video Festival. She is a recipient of the Bell Canada Award and the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.
The Visiting Artist Program is a series presented in collaboration between the Mount Allison University Fine Arts Department, the Owens Art Gallery, and Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre in Sackville, NB.