Sheridan Space Enhancement Task Force Unveils New Installation by Roula Partheniou

  Sheridan Space Enhancement Task Force has selected a proposal by Roula Partheniou to install a custom-built vitrine in the Learning Commons of the Trafalgar campus. It will house a series of minimal object paintings and sculptures that reference packaging design, methods of display, architecture, food items and common household objects. Roula’s work explores the idea of remaking familiar objects in order to shift perception and perspective. This task force — created by the dean of Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design, Ronni Rosenberg — has developed an annual competition called “Temporary / Contemporary.” The project is designed to bring innovative and original artwork by high profile artists into the Sheridan community and link us to the broader cultural and artistic milieu. This work is meant to enrich the experience of students, faculty and staff at the Sheridan Trafalgar campus with stimulating and challenging artwork. In addition, the objective is… Read More

Sheridan College Nurtures Installation Art On Campus

Sheridan’s Oakville campus represents our artistic side, where the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design (FAAD) supports artists by inviting the arts community to bring installation art on campus. This month, Derek Sullivan’s Endless Kiosk saw the end of its time in the Learning Commons. This installation encouraged students to interact with it as a piece of living art/architecture by using it as a posting board, in a sense shaping the work. Upon its removal from the Learning Commons, the column had widened at the bottom from postering. “The loaning of [Canadian artist] Derek Sullivan’s piece came about through a push to introduce a rotating yearly program of contemporary art at Sheridan,” explained Art and Art History faculty David Poolman. This program was initiated by the Space Enhancement committee, which is spearheaded by Dean Ronni Rosenberg and includes volunteer faculty from the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design. “After a… Read More