April featured artist: Nadja Pelkey
April 2 - Self Portraits (after Tony
Participants will create large scale loose pen and ink self-portraits of their profiles while looking in a mirror
April 9 - Making Place
Participants will create a bird's-eye view collage of Windsor/Detroit
April 16 - Monoprints
Participants will create a monoprint
April 23 - Portraits and Identity*
Participants will explore representation and identity as they combine ready-made and ad-hoc props to create personas
*Please bring a camera or cell phone to take a photo
April 30 - Moving Blankets
Participants will create small replicas of Zeke Moore's work "Moving Blanket"
Join Nadja Pelkey every Sunday in April from 1-4pm in the Studio!
Nadja Pelkey is an artist, writer, and cultural worker based in Windsor, Ontario. She completed her post-secondary education in Ontario, earning a BFA from the University of Windsor (2008), and an MFA from the University of Guelph (2010). From 2013 to 2015, she coordinated the Neighbourhood Spaces Artist-in-Residence program. She has contributed catalogue essays, reviews, and criticism to both regional and national publications. In 2014, she was nominated for the Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts by senior artist nominee Iain Baxter&. She is the former Director of the Arts Council Windsor & Region and sits on the City of Windsor Public Art Committee.
Pelkey's work has been exhibited in Canada, the United
Nadja is now at the University of Windsor, where she works as a Photo Technician, Sessional Instructor, and Director of the Emerging Artist Research Residency.
FREE with $10 Gallery admission (Free admission for AGW members, children under 12 and Indian Status and Métis Card Holders).
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Recommended Ages: 6+