Opened in 1971, MSVU Art Gallery is dedicated to contemporary art with an emphasis on women as cultural subjects and producers. Exhibitions explore various forms and highlight the achievements of artists in all career phases. MSVU Art Gallery promotes critical access to its exhibitions through publications, lectures, and educational programs, recognizing socially engaged practices as models of aesthetic distinction and political imagination. Admission is always free.
Now on exhibit: Sunetra Ekanayake: Botanical Watercolours
curated by Laura Ritchie
November 9, 2019 – January 26, 2020
OPENING RECEPTION, Wednesday November 20 - 12 noon.
Dr. Sunetra Ekanayake is a biologist and naturalist. Exploring the wilderness of Nova Scotia, she records flora and fauna encountered along the way. In this exhibition of botanical watercolours, Dr. Ekanayake invites us to consider the precious and distinct nature of plant species found around the province and on the MSVU campus. Dr. Ekanayake is part-time faculty in the department of Biology at Mount Saint Vincent University.
Artwork Credit (upper left): Sunetra Ekanayake, Red Trillium (2017)