AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Program

Thanks to the generous support of RBC, the AGO presents a trio of exciting programs designed to celebrate and support emerging artists: artists-in-residence, artist-researcher mentorships and a public workshop series.

2022 Program

AGO x RBC Artists-in-Residence

The 2022 AGO x RBC Artists-in-Residence are Eric Chengyang & Mariam Magsi, Ivetta Sunyoung Kang, and Shion Skye Carter. The artists will present digital projects responding to the theme of Friendship Near & Far.

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Talks
AGO X RBC ARTIST IN RESIDENCE IN CONVERSATION: Ivetta Sunyoung Kang
Tuesday, July 19, 8:30 pm

Join Ivetta Sunyoung Kang for a performative presentation within her Proposition 3: String Figure. Transformed from string figure games (a.k.a.

Workshops
AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Workshop - Me: Being Online
Friday, April 29, 5 pm

Panelists Hanif Janmohamed, Zarina Muhammad and Timothy Yanick Hunter will reflect on what it means to be an artist working in digital realms and the associated possibilities/challenges attendant to that.

Talks
AGO X RBC Artists in Residence in Conversation: Mariam Magsi and Eric Chengyang
Tuesday, April 26, 5 pm

Join Mariam Magsi and Eric Chengyang for a conversation about their practices and the work during their respective digital residencies.

Workshops
AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Workshop - Marketing: Digital Artists
Friday, April 22, 5 pm

Join our panelists Rebecca Carbin, Lauren Wetmore and Paola Poletto for a discussion moderated by Meghan Yuri Young about how to make the most out of any exhibition, event or residency engagement plan.

Workshops
AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Workshop - Money: NFTs 101
Thursday, April 14, 5 pm

A panel of experts Krista Kim, Vandana Taxali and Elena Zavelev, will explore the basics of how NFTs work, their popularity and consider how or if they mark a breakthrough in art.

Workshops
AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Workshop: Olivia Whetung
Saturday, October 16, 1 pm

Join artist Olivia Whetung for a beading workshop where participants will learn increasing and decreasing in peyote stitch.

Talks
AGO X RBC Artists in Residence in Conversation
Thursday, October 7, 4 pm

Join AGO X RBC Artists in Residence Nada El-Omari and Sonya Mwambu, Timothy Yanick Hunter, Alvin Luong for a conversation about their practices and

Workshops
AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Workshop: Alexa Hatanaka & Flora Shum
Wednesday, August, 25, 1 pm

Join artists Alexa Hatanaka and Flora Shum for a workshop demonstrating gyotaku, the Japanese practice of printing fish, and a discussion about handmade paper, including washi.

Talks
AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Workshop: Esmaa Mohamoud
Thursday, May 27, 4 pm

Developed specifically for emerging artists, this conversation between artist Esmaa Mohamoud and AGO curator Wanda Nanibush explores Mohamoud’s work and how she maintains a creative practice.

 

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