LAKEHEAD RESEARCH EDUCATION GALLERIES
From the Curator
The Galleries celebrated its first in person on-campus exhibit and artist's talk since COVID-19 during Research and Innovation Week. We invited art that embraced this year's theme, Improving our Lives through Research. We also celebrated a Galleries-sponsored residency. $3000 was granted to artists in competitive LAIR Gallery Awards.
The Galleries celebrated another virtual launch with the theme Climate Action in Action to honour Lakehead's Year of Climate Action. We also celebrated a Galleries-sponsored residency. $2250 was granted to artists in LAIR Gallery Awards
Our first virtual gallery walk-through launched with Research and Innovation Week. $2750 was granted to artists in LAIR Gallery Awards
The Lakehead International Office Gallery opens.
A Gallery Tour is offered as as part of Research and Innovation Week.
The SPACE Gallery (Science, People, Art, Creativity Engineering), in the CASES (Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering and Sciences) Building, and Minogin Gallery in the Graduate Education Department open.
A SSHRC Connections grant is secured to develop and implement the Lakehead University Community Connections Showcase, three events offered as part of Research and Innovation Week including our first artists' tour.
A Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation Internship is secured to fund a Gallery Coordinator.
The virtual gallery opens and features juried submissions from innovative researcher-artists beyond Lakehead.
The Baggage Building Arts Centre becomes a community partner, offering exhibition spaces at their Marina Drive location.
LAIR Gallery Award Recipients: Melissa Oskineegish, Dayna Slingerland, Varainja Stock and Holly Tsun Haggarty
Through the support of the Canada Research Chairs program, the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Ontario Research Fund and the Department of Education, three physical art spaces open for juried exhibitions:
The LAIR (Lakehead Arts Integrated Research) in the Bora Laskin Education Building
In Other Words in the Education Library
The Junction: Where Science Meets Art in the ATAC Building in the Northern School of Medicine