Sharon Alward’s Artist Talk
Alward is a Canadian video and performance artist. Cited as one of the 100 most influential and innovative Canadians in MacLean’s magazine for her work as a Canadian artist, her creative works reference performance, installation and ritual as potential sites for creativity and transformation. Actively involved in both art and social justice issues in the Winnipeg Community since 1986, Alward is also a Full Professor at the University of Manitoba, School of Art.
After a teaching and artistic career that spanned over 35 years Alward retired from the School of Art. Her artist talk Sparks looked back over three and a half decades of her teaching and creative works and she shared her reflections.