The Department of Studio Arts is proud to announce the arrival of Raphaëlle de Groot as a 2012-13 visiting artist appointment. De Groot was recently named to the Sobey Art Award shortlist.
A native Montrealer, Raphaëlle de Groot holds an MFA from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She engages in polymorphous work through several the artistic mediums - drawing, performance, video, installation, edition or curatorial undertakings, and has presented her work actively in Canada and Europe.
As a nominee for the 2012 Sobey Art Award, de Groot's work will be featured in an exhibition of works by this year's finalists at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) in Toronto from October 24 to December 30, 2012.
De Groot will be teaching Drawing II
and Between the Wall/Viewer
.Raphaëlle de Groot, Making the Most of Leftovers/L'art d'accommoder
les restes, 2008. Installation of remains from performance. Dimensions Variable Related links:
Images courtesy of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia's Sobey Art Awards