Sarah Link/Riaz Mehmood

Rain/Red Room/TBA
30th Sep 2016 - 29th Oct 2016

Multi-media/Immersive Installations+Ceramics
Gala Opening Reception- Fri Sept 30 @ 7-10pm

Internationally known artist Sarah Link’s exhibition comprises of new immersive multi component/media and ceramic based installations that reflect the interest she shares of the landscape as a defining sense of place through the selective use of materials and human reference. Attuned to natures process, the works address the her long-term interest in issues with the protection, conservation, and preservation of the environment and its inhabitants. A member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, and MA from Stanford University California, Link has warranted numerous awards/grants from the Ontario Arts Council and invited international residencies/exhibitions. Link is also a retired ceramics professor from Lakehead University Visual Arts Dept.

Internationally known artist Riaz Mehmood is a multidisciplinary artist originally from Pakistan. His artistic oeuvre encompasses a range of practices including performance, video, photography and interactive new media. These works have explored a number of issues related to identity, history and media. Mehmood’s works have been shown internationally, including the US, Canada, Egypt, Pakistan and Indonesia. Graduate of the Integrated Media program at OCAD and an MFA from the University of Windsor, he has warranted numerous awards/grants from the Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council, and invited international residencies/exhibitions.

Definitely Superior Art Gallery brings the general public and the artistic community into contact with works, artists and experiences that would not otherwise be available-creating dialogue / discourse important to artist development and education, especially in new media. Join us Friday September 30 @ 7-10pm and enjoy a ferocity of Art, and a bevy of fresh fall refreshments provided by Sweet Escape Cake Café & Bakery,Sushi Bowl & The Sweet North Bakery. Artists Talks.

Gallery 1, 2 & 3. Show runs September 30th- October 29th, 2016. The exhibitions will coincide with a National Ceramics Conference taking place at Lakehead University, so there is bound to be many excellent visiting ceramics artists in attendance.