11. January 2018 - 18:00 till 20:00
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VAM40 Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts: Opening + Awards | Art Gallery of Mississauga | Thursday, 11. January 2018

Join us for the opening reception and awards presentation for Visual Arts Mississauga's 40th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, featuring works by 40 emerging and established artists living and working in Ontario.

ARTISTS
Grazyna Adamska-Jarecka, Shahrzad Amin, Thelma Amos, Norman Barney, Pankaj Brijlani, Quratulain Butt, Mike Callaghan, Susan Dain, Leo Dias, Maria Drazilov, Courtney Fairweather, Jacob Freeman, Adam Gagnon, Phyllis Gordon, Anita Granger, Anran Guo, Diana Hillman, W.W. Hung, Lisa Irvine, Simon Jenson, Zbigniew Juriewicz, Inge Kjeldgaard Tajik, Lynne Mack, David McDougall, Guiseppe Morano, Margaret Pardy, Sherry Park, Maureen Paxton, Sasa Rajsic, Lori Ryerson, Sophie Sabet,
Simone Sicard, Irene Sirko, Steve Spears, Joanna Strong, Linh Thai, Victor Torok, Steve Volpe, Cristine Yunyk, Shaheer Zazai

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2018 EXHIBITION JURORS
John Armstrong, Jayne Wilkinson and Faisal Anwar

Awards Sponsor - DeSerres

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UPCOMING RELATED PROGRAMMING
Jurors' Walk the Talk + Tour: Saturday, January 20, 1 PM

Art Crit at the AGM: Saturday, February 10, 12-4 PM
Are you an artist looking for constructive feedback on your work
from peers and arts professionals? REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Stay tuned for link and full details!

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Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood is a not-for-profit charitable organization with a mission to enrich community life by fostering an appreciation of the arts through active involvement in a variety of creative experiences. VAM's vision is to be a catalyst where art inspires and enriches the community, offering year round instruction in over 200 Fine Art courses for children, teens and adults. The ArtReach program at VAM offers custom arts education to school groups, special interest groups, seniors and businesses. VAM also provides exhibition opportunities to VAM members and hosts Art in the Park and the Holiday Artisan Marketplace each year, where local artisans show and sell their work.

Visual Arts Mississauga gratefully acknowledges the support of the City of Mississauga, the Community Foundation of Mississauga, the Ontario Arts Council, DeSerres and our many individual members, students, volunteers and supporters.

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The Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) is a public, not-for-profit, art gallery located in the Mississauga Civic Centre, right on Celebration Square and across from Square One Shopping Centre.

First. New. Next. The AGM provides platforms for exhibitions, collections and experimentation in contemporary culture with a recent focus on artists and cultural producers from Indigenous, newcomer and youth communities. Through a broad range of educational programs, artist projects and other forms of critical dialogue, the AGM seeks to transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries, foster community, and provide spaces where alternative modes of thought are supported and activated in tangible ways. The AGM is proud to admit people free of charge, serve communities, and provide positive visual art experiences for all visitors.

The AGM is generously supported by the City of Mississauga, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, private citizens and its members.

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Image above: Visual Arts Mississauga 39th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts 2017 First Place Winner: Shazia Javed, Can You Hear Me? HD video, 2015 (digital still). Image courtesy of the artist and Visual Arts Mississauga.