2022 Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition

Xintong Chen, Qiulan Yao, 2021. Photography, 16 x 16 inches each. Courtesy of the artist.

NOW ONLINE: 2022 Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition

Presented by the Art Museum at the University of Toronto
May 18–July 30, 2022

The University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition is an annual exhibition celebrating the artistic excellence of undergraduate students enrolled in visual studies programs across the University of Toronto’s three campuses. The exhibition offers a meeting place for students to exchange ideas through their diverse artistic practice.

The sixteen selected works in this year’s online exhibition reveal themes that resonate with undergraduate student artists across geographical and cultural lines: memory, place, community. The exhibition invites an understanding of collective responses to place, time, and change in the present.

The exhibition is curated by Moshi Li, Natalie Scola, and Loren Wang as part of their Master of Museum Studies’ Exhibition Project at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto. Their project mentor was Dr. Liora Belford.

Exhibiting artists:
Suki Wong, Veronica Cheung, Lydia Lai, Julianna Stein, Billie Raphael, Mortasha Chen, Ming Him Janet Ma, Xintong Chen, Natalie Chiovitti, Audrey Ammann, Spenta Chothia, Antonia Grujic, Ziyan (Gabriella) Bai, Shannon Bogert, Christiana Ceesay, Rika Nakane

Amongst these artists, Ming Him Janet Ma, Christiana Ceesay, and Xintong Chen were selected for awards by Emily Fitzpatrick, Artistic Director, Trinity Square Video.

View the online exhibition in the form of a curated brochure and video profiles of the three award winners on Art Museum’s website.

About the Art Museum at the University of Toronto
The Art Museum is one of the largest gallery spaces for visual art exhibitions and programming in Toronto. The Art Museum organizes and presents an intensive year-round program of exhibitions and events that foster—at a local, regional, and international level—innovative research, interdisciplinary scholarship, and knowledge of art and its histories befitting Canada’s leading university and the country’s largest city.

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Media Contact:
Marianne Rellin, Communications Assistant

Our Supporters
We gratefully acknowledge the support from the Office of the Vice-President & Provost; the University of Toronto Affinity Partner, Manulife; and the University of Toronto Faculty of Information.

The Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition is presented in partnership with the Master of Museum Studies at the Faculty of Information, the Visual Studies program at St. George campus, the Studio Art program at UTSC, and the Art & Art History program jointly offered by the UTM and Sheridan College.