YOUTH HOST “NOW STREAMING” EXHIBITION AT VISUAL ARTS MISSISSAUGA

Leading emerging visual artists from the City of Mississauga are set to present Visual Arts Mississauga’s (VAM) latest exhibition, Now Streaming. Co-curated by VAM’s Creative Residency Group (VCR), the exhibition will run from February 3 to 23, 2020. The VAM Gallery is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane in Mississauga. 

Proudly sponsored by TD Bank, Now Streaming will showcase artists ages 18 to 29, from the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area. The youth-led exhibition supports emerging artists working in experimental processes using a combination of traditional and new media. Audiences can expect a mix of photography, installation, digital and traditional mediums.

VAM welcomes art enthusiasts to the free Opening Reception to be held on Friday, February 7 at 7 p.m. Prizes will be presented for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Live entertainment including Spoken Word Artists and music will be presented by the Open Gallery.

“Co-curated by VAM’s Creative Residency, Now Streaming is an opportunity for this collective to collaborate with their creative peers in the region,” explains VAM Cultural Development Manager Eldiana Begovic. “VAM is happy to be a leading platform for young creatives in the city. Our annual youth exhibition is an opportunity for the artists to showcase their skills for innovation and creativity with their peers and the city.”

VAM’s Creative Residency (VCR) include Ashley Beerdat, Jenny Chen, Jasmine Canaviri and Soka Lazara, four up-and-coming youth artists. Supported by the Ontario Arts Council – Conseil des arts de l’Ontario, this residency is an opportunity for emerging youth artists in Mississauga to participate in a 6-month exhibitions program with a focus on mentorship and professional development. Click here for more details.

VAM is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane in Mississauga. Please call 905-277-4313 or visit http://www.visualartsmississauga.com for more information. Follow VAM on Twitter @VisualArtsMiss, on Instagram @visualartsmississauga and Facebook.

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