Lois Smedick (1933-2017) We at Artcite would like to acknowledge the work of past Artcite board member and University of Windsor instructor Lois Smedick. We would like to express deep, unending gratitude to Lois for her tireless work advocating for a better and more culturally rich Windsor. Through decades of community building within Windsor’s arts, […]
Today, July 28th, is the official first day of Summer Art Festival 2017. We will be launching the Festival with an opening reception at 7:00pm at Artcite Gallery (109 University Ave W) as well as the SAF Gallery (307 Ouellette, entrance on University), come out and grab a refreshment and brochure so you don’t miss […]
Our brochures are printed and the work is being installed today for the Summer Art Festival kicking off tomorrow! Below is the list and map of participating artists. (Update: Victoria Muraswki’s work at the SAF Gallery at 307 Ouelette)
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Artcite is currently seeking proposals from artists, collectives and independent curators for inclusion in our 2017 SUMMER ART FESTIVAL series of off-site installations and exhibitions, running July 28–August 5, 2017. Proposals for site-specific, storefront installations, performance and sound based art projects are especially encouraged, although the programming committee are accepting traditional presentations […]
Unfolding: Antonietta Grassi and Katherine Pickering Opening Reception: Friday, June 30th, 2017 Unfolding pairs the work of two painters with dissimilar but complimentary approaches to the medium. Antonietta Grassi uses the traditional form of the canvas to explore ideas of spatial memory and the destructive nature of time, using distorted geometric forms as exploratory tools. Her […]
Artcite Inc., Windsor’s only Artist-run Centre for the Contemporary Arts, is seeking to hire: 1) SUMMER ART FEST 2017 – PROJECT LEADER 2) SUMMER ART FEST 2017 – PROJECT ASSISTANT 3) SUMMER ART FEST 2017 – MARKETING ASSISTANT We are looking for 3 multi-talented, super-disciplined additions to our current, amazing (multi-talented, etc.) Artcite staff. These […]
We held a reception for Mayworks 2017‘s anchor exhibition Walks of Survivance: Works by Lisa Myers and Farrah Miranda on Friday, May 5. The exhibition’s curator, Srimoyee Mitra was in attendance along with artist Farrah Miranda and members of Windsor’s community.
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On Thursday, April 27 at 7pm, join us in Artcite’s gallery for a free, public Sketch Party with visual artist Rory O’Connor of Mole Bear Owl ! There will be snacks. Bring your own drawing supplies as we have a limited selection. No paper? No worries! Come with what you have and we’ll set you […]
We welcomed curator Jamelie Hassan and exhibiting artists Fatima Garzan, Jennifer Willet and Soheila Esfahani along with the public to the opening reception of “Dar’a/Full Circle” on Friday, March 10, 2017. Here are a few photos!
Deperuse live at Artcite last night (part 2??) Thanks Melissa ! Posted by Artcite Windsor on Saturday, March 4, 2017 Tigerwing live at Artcite – March 4,2017 Posted by Artcite Windsor on Saturday, March 4, 2017 Safe Word live at Artcite last night! Posted by Artcite Windsor on Saturday, March 4, 2017 […]
On Friday, March 3rd at 7pm, we held a free, public Sketch Party in Artcite’s gallery with visual artist Rory O’Connor of Mole Bear Owl ! Illustration by Rory O’Connor. Here are some great photos of the event by Joshua Babcock and Douglas MacLellan.
On Friday February 22, 2017, Artcite held a reception for Heather Carey’s Semi-Private Portholes. We had a great turnout and were lucky to welcome the artist herself for the reception!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ART! On Friday, January 20th 2017 at 7pm, we celebrated Art’s 1,000,054th Birthday with a Sketch Party led by Windsor’s own Rory O’Connor of Mole Bear Owl and delicious food generously provided by Common Ground Culinary Corp. About Art’s Birthday: Since 1990, “Art’s Birthday” has been an annual celebration for […]
Gustave Morin’s exhibition Chthonic Youth brought in many people throughout its time in Artcite’s gallery. On top of his daily performative installation and subseqeunt take-down of the show, two events were held in the gallery as part of Chthonic Youth – his Artist Talk on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 2pm-4pm and the exhibition Closing Reception […]
From December 1-5, 2016, Face of HIV, a collaborative art project was on display at Bike Windsor-Essex (101 University Ave W ). Face of HIV was a powerful and sobering installation featuring hundred of portraits of individuals in Windsor-Essex affected by HIV/AIDS both directly and indirectly. This project is organized by Artcite, Inc. and AIDS Committee […]
Artcite welcomed a class of high school students from Académie Ste-Cécile on October 28. 2016. They came by and check out Gustave Morin in action during his exhibition Chthonic Youth.
WHAT?! Artcite is looking for friendly and personable ‘Santa’s Helpers’ to assist with accepting submissions, installing works and facilitating sales for Doin’ The Louvre, our annual holiday show and sale. Ideal volunteers will work well in a fast paced environment, have experience in sales and experience handling and installing art, although none of this experience […]
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016 7:00 pm (sharp!) @ Artcite Inc., 109 University Ave. W., Windsor, ON Artcite’s Board of Directors is elected from the membership. This board relies on the Artcite membership—YOU—for input in the areas of policy-making, planning, the formation of programming and administrative committees, etc. Elections to the Board of Directors will […]
Eligibility: Open to Windsor Essex County and Detroit / South Eastern Michigan area artists (and beyond!). Submission Drop-Off Dates: November 22-26, 2016 from 1-6pm. Entry DEADLINE is 6pm, Saturday, November 26, 2016. (Please note that Artcite is CLOSED mornings, Sundays & Mondays). Exhibition Requirements: Paintings, drawings, original prints, photographs, (or a combination of these media), […]
Friday, November 4 at Artcite, Inc. Doors Open 7:00 pm Reading begins at 7:30 pm (please be punctual). Free Admission! Moderator: Karl Jirgens (Rampike magazine). Joanne Arnott is a Métis/mixed-blood writer and arts activist, based in Richmond, BC. Author of six books of poetry and three books in other genre, Joanne’s essays and poetry appear in […]
Scott Waters (Toronto, ON) had a warm welcome from Windsor during his reception for Nothing is More Frowned Upon Than Nothing. See more below.
Led by filmmaker-in-residence Ephraim Asili and local poet and founder of The Bloomfield House, Teajai Travis, this free workshop interactively explored the intersection of poetry and film. Inspired by the process of Asili’s current film project, participants filmed each other using a DSLR camera as they recited poetry on the rooftop of a parking garage […]
As per Summer Art Fest tradition, our Summer Students led a free public walking tour to showcase the venues and art that are part of the Fest. The tour started and finished at Artcite and made stops at Terra Cotta, the SAF Satellite Gallery, Coffee Exchange, Milk, Five Ten Design Factory & Print House, Buuntz & […]
Artcite Inc., Windsor’s Artist-Run Centre for the Contemporary Arts, is pleased to present our Summer Art Fest 2016. From July 29 – August 13, local artists will be showcasing their new works in 16 galleries, businesses and other spaces in and around the downtown Windsor core. SAF 2016 features installations, photography, print media, painting, video […]
As additional programming for ‘Battlegrounds: bodies + land, justice + law‘, Artcite joined in on the very first Open Streets Windsor party with several other downtown businesses and organizations along University Avenue. ‘Battlegrounds’ artist Maggie McGuire came over from across the river in Detroit to help us facilitate this free screen printing workshop. Open Streets […]
We hosted an Open Mic Poetry night in partnership with Bloomfield House as part of additional programming for ‘Battlegrounds: bodies + land, justice + law’. The night featured ‘Battlegrounds’ exhibiting artist Norman Grondin (Enola Cola) reading Buyer Beware / Apocalypse Sells. The atmosphere in the gallery during the event was open, raw, and powerful. Live drumming […]
Artcite held an opening reception for Battlegrounds: bodies + land, justice + law. Exhibiting artist and Save Ojibway activist Renée Trepanier donated homemade vegan samosas and Save Ojibway leader Nancy Pancheshan stopped by to give an update on the battle.
Artcite is a proud partner in Mayworks Windsor 2016. Here’s a sampling of Mayworks events: April 29 – A Modern Cult of Monuments by Colin Lyons, Opening reception May 13 – After Work: A multimedia presentation addressing experiences of migrant workers by Collette Broeders + Douglas MacLellan Artcite’s Stitch ‘n’ Bitch presents Thursday Workshops at […]