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Visiting Artist Talk: Meryl McMasterJanuary 18, 2020
Meryl McMaster is a Canadian artist based in the city of Ottawa. Her work is predominantly photography based, incorporating the production of props, sculptural garments and performance forming a synergy that transports the viewer out of the ordinary and into a space of contemplation and introspection
McMaster is the recipient of the Scotiabank New Generation Photography Award, the REVEAL Indigenous Art Award, Charles Pachter Prize for Emerging Artists, the Canon Canada Prize, the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship, the OCAD U Medal and was long listed for the 2016 Sobey Art Award.
This talk is part of the Visiting Artists Program organized by the Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University’s Department of Fine Arts and Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre.
All are welcome to attend. CART transcription will be available.
The stairs to the Owens from the entrance nearest the University chapel have a handrail. There is also 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 is not accessible. Two flights of stairs lead to the second floor. The Owens welcomes guide dogs and other service animals.
Bathrooms (women’s and men’s) are located in the basement and are not wheelchair accessible. Two flights of stairs lead to the basement.
There are two reserved accessible parking spaces on the York Street side of the Gallery and one in the circular driveway adjacent to the Gallery.