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Artist Talk with Juan Ortiz-Apuy

January 9, 2019

Montreal based artist Juan Ortiz-Apuy will give a talk on his work at the Owens Art Gallery on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at 7:30 PM.

Juan Ortiz-Apuy was born in Costa Rica in 1980 and has lived and worked in Montreal since 2003. He has a BFA from Concordia University (2008), a Post-Graduate Diploma from The Glasgow School of Art (2009), and an MFA from NSCAD University (2011). His exhibition Fountain Mist opens at the Owens on Friday 11 January at 7:30 pm.

Ortiz-Apuy’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across Canada and internationally, including at the IKEA Museum (Älmhult, Sweden), Museum London (London, ON), Les Abattoirs, Musée – FRAC Occitanie Toulouse (France), TRUCK Contemporary Art (Calgary), Gallery 44 (Toronto), Gallery TWP (Toronto), Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran (Montreal), The MacLaren Art Centre (Barrie, ON), A Space Gallery (Toronto), and Manif d’art 7: The Québec City Biennial (Quebec). His work has been reviewed in various publications, including Canadian Art, Le Devoir (Montreal), The Montreal Gazette, The Telegram (St. John’s), The Toronto Star, and MOMUS. Ortiz-Apuy recently completed artist residences at The Vermont Studio Center (USA), The Frans Masereel Centre (Belgium), and the IKEA Museum (Sweden). Upcoming projects include solo exhibitions at OPTICA Centre d’art contemporain (Montreal), and Centre d’artistes Vaste et Vagues (Carleton, QC).

This event is free and all are welcome to attend.
The Owens Art Gallery acknowledges the generous support of all its funders, including Mount Allison University, Canada Council for the Arts, the New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, the Town of Sackville New Brunswick and the Friends of the Owens.
Venue Access

The stairs to the Owens from the entrance nearest the University chapel have a handrail. There is also a ramp access at this entrance, however, the ramp is steep. The stairs to the Owens entrance off York Street do not have a handrail.

The main floor of the Owens is wheelchair accessible. Our second floor gallery and bathrooms, located in the basement are not accessible. Two flights of stairs lead to each of these floors.

The Owens welcomes guide dogs and other service animals.

There are two reserved accessible parking spaces on the York Street side of the building and one in the circular driveway adjacent to the building.

For further information please contact the Owens front desk, 506-364-2574.


January 9, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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