MFA Concordia Open Studio Day


OPEN DOORS / PORTES OUVERTES  03/02/14-08/02/14

The OPEN DOORS week offers visitors a chance to meet current Studio Arts MFA students in their studios and engage with their work through performances, film and video screenings and on-campus exhibitions. Over 70 MFA candidates will be presenting their work and research in one of the following program areas: Fibres & Material Practices, Film Production, Open Media, Painting & Drawing, Photography, Print Media and Sculpture.

All events are free of charge and everyone is welcome!


The OPEN DOORS EXHIBITION runs from February 3-8 in several spaces in the VA Building: the MFA Gallery (VA 102), the MFA Sub-Gallery (VA 03) and the Project Room (VA 407) as well as additional installation rooms. Please join us for the opening.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 5-7pm
MFA Gallery, VA 102, 1395 René Lévesque Blvd W.


The MFA OPEN STUDIOS offer a chance to meet with MFA students in their own studios to see works in progress and discuss their current practice. The OPEN STUDIOS sessions are scheduled on two separate dates:

Wednesday, February 5
1-3pm     Open Studios in EV Building, 1515 St. Catherine St. W.
3-6pm     Open Studios in VA Building, 1395 René Lévesque Blvd W.

Saturday, February 8
12-4pm    Open Studios in EV Building, 1515 St. Catherine St. W. and at the VA Building, 1395 René Lévesque Blvd W.

For a list of all current MFA students and their studio numbers, please visit our STUDENTS page.


A PERFORMANCE evening featuring “interviews on art” hosted by Matthew Palmer and Tim Messeiller, better known as Palmer & Messeiller, will take place on Wednesday, February 5. Drinks and snacks will be available.


FILM & VIDEO SCREENINGS are scheduled for Thursday, February 6 from 6pm-9pm in VA-114.

(image courtesy of Elise Victoria Louise Windsor)

WhiteFeather presented current works in progress during the Concordia MFA Open Studio Day, in the Sub Gallery in a juried exhibition entitled, Fantastic Fictions, and was featured in the accompanying publication.


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