2006 Art & Art History Graduating Students Exhibition

First Exhibition:
March 8 - March 26, 2006

Second Exhibition:
March 29 - April 16, 2006

Third Exhibition:
April 19 - May 7, 2006


This year marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Art and Art History Program. In 1971, Sheridan joined with the University of Toronto's Erindale College to establish Canada's first collaborative fine art program between a college and a university.

On exhibit will be artwork realized in a broad range of media including photography, painting, print, digital technologies, drawing, sculpture and installation. The students explore the technical, expressive and metaphoric possibilities of each media; the students' works probe such diverse concerns as contemporary and historical art practices, popular culture, beauty, identity, sexuality, cultural background, and social and political issues with humour, seriousness, and often, great acuity.

Graduates of the Art and Art History Program earn both a Diploma in Art and Art History from Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and a four-year Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto at Mississauga. Both full-time and part-time study is possible.

The Art and Art History Program gives the graduate a flexible base from which to pursue a career in the broad spectrum of the arts community. Graduates may wish continued involvement with education such as teaching at the secondary or post-secondary level, or may pursue graduate studies in studio or art history leading to an M.F.A. or an M.A. degree. Graduates work as practicing artists exhibiting their work in artist-run, public, and private galleries both nationally and internationally. Production careers also have included activities in commercial art that include graphic design, advertising, or art direction. With its strong historical format, this program also enables one to develop a career in museology, gallery curatorship, restoration, or art criticism.

The exhibitions will be guest juried by Katie Bethune-Leamen, Assistant Curator, Diaz Contemporary (Toronto).