As It Happens

City of Mississauga Resident Artist Exhibition

Alby Kenny

City of Mississauga – Resident Artist Exhibition

May 24 – June 24 2022
Blackwood Gallery

The City of Mississauga is excited to announce the opening of its annual Resident Artist Exhibition on May 24. The exhibition, titled As It Happens, celebrates artists as a catalyst for changing discourse and as the connectors to the creative community.

On view at the Blackwood Gallery at the University of Toronto Mississauga, As It Happens, shares stories, ideas, and dialogues from the City’s Resident Artists. Featuring works from numerous artistic disciplines, including woodworking, glass, textiles, and painting, the exhibition spotlights some of the best artists working in Mississauga.

Exhibiting Artists:

Alby Kenny
Amee Raval
Caroline Forde
Courtney Downman
Dania Al Obaidi
Em McDonald
Gordon Boyd
Gular Mustafa
Ishrat Raza Suhrwardy
Jade Usackas
Lindsey Adelman
Luke Mohan
Matthew Agostinis
Matthew McIntyre
Shankar Adiseshan
Tyler Matheson
Zishuo Li

Zishuo Li

Visit the Exhibition:

May 24 – June 24 2022
Monday to Friday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Special Hours: Saturday May 28 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Blackwood Gallery, Kaneff Centre
University of Toronto, Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road

Admission: Free

Special Events:

Opening Reception – May 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Come and meet the featured artists, listen to live music, and explore the exhibition at the opening reception.

Professional Development Workshop – May 28 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Blackwood Gallery staff to learn how to prepare a successful exhibition proposal and network with artists and creatives from the communities.

Gular Mustafa

About the Resident Artist Program
The City of Mississauga’s Resident Artist Program is designed to support emerging and mid-career artist and artisans in developing and maintaining their art and design practice. The program provides artists access to professionally-equipped studio spaces in the Living Arts Centre and supports artistic practices across nine disciplines.

Learn more about the Resident Artist Program.

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