Category Archives: Interviews

A Chat with Kate

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Our good friend and former KW|AG staff member, Kate Carder-Thompson, chats with us about her upcoming visit to KW to teach two workshops at the Gallery, and about her own creative ventures:  What are you looking forward to most about … Continue reading

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Good to be Back at KW|AG

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We welcomed Becky back after a year’s maternity leave and asked her to talk about what it was like stepping backing into her demanding role as Visitor Services and Volunteer Coordinator. Here’s what Becky told us: I have really enjoyed … Continue reading

Meet KW|AG’s new School Programs Coordinator.

By: Priti Kohli, Communications Coordinator, KW|AG KW|AG is delighted to welcome our new School Programs Coordinator, Mindy Alexander. Mindy joins us from her role at The Royal Conservatory as the Lead Researcher for Ontario, and prior to that she worked at … Continue reading

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An Addiction to Curating

The Gallery’s exhibition Ecotopia will be on view through January 6, 2013. The exhibition was guest curated by Amanda Cachia. During her time at the Gallery Cachia shared some interesting insights into the role of curating and described her love … Continue reading

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Amanda Cachia on Ecotopia

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KW|AG guest curator Amanda Cachia chatted with us in mid-September about the exhibition, Ecotopia.  The exhibition explores what happens when a city meets nature or vice versa and the resulting architecture that is formed. “Very simply, this exhibition is about … Continue reading

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Waterloo Mayor’s Exhibition Inspired by Community

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Waterloo Mayor Brenda Halloran is the guest curator behind the Gallery’s exhibition From Isolation to Inclusivity (on view through Dec 9, 2012). Q: What was your inspiration for this exhibition? A:  In my role as Mayor of the City of Waterloo, … Continue reading

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Imagining the Future

The Gallery welcomed the start of a new season with an exhibition that reflects on the environment and the planet as a whole. Hundreds came out for the opening reception of Ecotopia on Friday night.  Ahead of the opening guest curator Amanda … Continue reading

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Staff Pick: Kate Carder-Thompson

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The next time you’re at the Gallery check out the latest staff pick at the end of the corridor – we just changed it!  Canadian artist Ron Martin’s untitled painting entered the Gallery’s permanent collection as a gift of Mr. … Continue reading

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DodoLab Exhibition Explores Kitchener’s Future

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There are just a few weeks left to catch the Gallery’s current exhibitions including the engaging exhibition Light Motives: an exploration of Kitchener’s past future and future past , created by art group DodoLab. To mark the City of Kitchener’s … Continue reading

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Marina Abramovic, She’ll Make You Cry

By Krista Bell, KW|AG Volunteer Emotionally and intellectually potent–Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present takes a retrospective look at the 40-year career and personal life of the captivating woman who calls herself the ‘grandmother of performance art’. Directed by Matthew … Continue reading

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