Jen Aitken Drawing Workshop at the McMichael
The McMichael is pleased to announce two very special in-person drawing workshops with Toronto-based artist Jen Aitken. Aitken is currently in residence in the Tom Thomson Shack as part of the RBC Emerging Artist Residency through July 3. The workshops are FREE with registration and will explore the dimensionality of lines and negative space, subjects that Aitken will further investigate with a site-specific work that she will create during the course of the residency. Aitken is widely known for her cast-concrete sculptures, delicate three-dimensional wire drawings that suspend from the wall, and ink drawings that consider the outlines of incomplete or impossible sculptures.
Sunday, June 26 | 1 to 2 pm EDT
Sunday, July 3 | 1 to 2 pm EDT
FREE with registration. All materials are included.
RBC Emerging Artist Residency: Jen Aitken
The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an agency of the Government of Ontario and acknowledges the support of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, and the McMichael Canadian Art Foundation. It is the only major museum in the country devoted exclusively to Canadian art. In addition to touring exhibitions, the McMichael houses a permanent collection that consists of more than 6,500 works by historic and present-day Canadian artists, including Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven and their contemporaries, Indigenous artists and artists from the many diasporic communities. The Gallery is located on 100 acres of northern landscape and hiking trails at 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, north of Major Mackenzie Drive in the City of Vaughan.