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sat09marAll Daysat27aprWatershedsciA Unique Environmental Collaboration between the Simcoe Watershed Art Project and Lakehead University(All Day)


March 9 (Saturday) - April 27 (Saturday)


Event Details

When art and science come together, the breathtaking results provoke discussion, illumination and discovery. Enjoy an exhibition that is a collaborative outcome between the Simcoe Watershed Art Project and scientists from Lakehead University. A variety of mediums, including video installation, paintings and jewellery.

“It is my hope that Watershedsci encourages lively conversations about the quality of water in our streams, rivers and lakes; and brings an awareness to how our human activities affect the balance.”
Jennie Clark, Founder
Simcoe Watershed Art Project

Guest Curator- Judith Gibson-Vick

12 participating artists in Watershedsci

Peter Miehm
Jennie Clark
Karen Wild
Roger Kerslake
Peter McEwen
Luci Dilkus & Heather Driver Kerslake
Bewabon Shilling & Tanya Cunnington
Joanna McEwen & Anton Pickard
Sarah Uffelmann

Judith Gibson-VickWatershedsci Curator
Jennie Clark: Founder of the Simcoe Watershed Art Project
Scientists: Sreekumari ( Sree ) Kurissery, is the founding chair of the Department of Sustainability Sciences at Lakehead University.
Debbie Balika, water quality specialist at Kawartha Conservation

Ways of Seeing: associated free public programs

Saturday April 13, 2019  |   1 – 4 pm
Artists’ Reception
All welcome with light refreshments in Red Gallery, main floor.

With special guest Debbie Balika, Water Quality Specialist from Kawartha Conservation.

Wednesday March 20, 2019  |  6 – 7:30 pm
In Conversation with Bill Thompson
Bill Thompson, Manager of Watershed Planning and Strategies at the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority will speak about the importance of the Lake Simcoe Watershed and the impact of human activity, followed by a Q&A.

Wednesday April 17, 2019  |   6 – 7:30 pm
In Conversation with Jennie Clark
Collaborations between artists and scientists have a long history.  Watershedsci artist Jennie Clark will speak about the inspiration gained from her experience with the Couchiching Conservancy and introduce some contemporary artists who inspire her process. All welcome.

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