Emergent Virtual Opening Reception

Emergent Virtual Opening Reception

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm


Join us for opening remarks, a virtual walk-through of the exhibition and a live artist panel to mark the opening of Emergent!

In this live panel, Emergent artists Julie Caissie, Nic Cooper, Carol Howard Donati, Martin Godin, and Zainab Hussain will chat with OAG’s Deputy Director, Chief Curator Catherine Sinclair about their artistic practices and the concept of identity in relation to their work.

4 PM  – Speeches
4:10 PM – Virtual Walk-Through
4:15 PM – Panel Discussion

MFA Graduate Work from the University of Ottawa Department of Visual Arts 2020

Julie Caissie
Nic Cooper
Carol Howard Donati
Martin Godin
Zainab Hussain

Emergent is a showcase of recent and new work by the 2020 graduates of the University of Ottawa’s Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) Program. Working in a variety of mediums and across diverse disciplines, the exhibition highlights the work and unique practices of these five artists.

Presented in partnership with the University of Ottawa, Department of Visual Arts with the support of the RBC Foundation. 
Publication forthcoming 2021 with the support of the Stonecroft Foundation.


Zainab Hussain, Personal Mythologies 3, 2020 textile and projection installation dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist.