This is the collection for the University of Waterloo's Department of Fine Arts .

Research outputs are organized by type (eg. Master Thesis, Article, Conference Paper).

Waterloo faculty, students, and staff can contact us or visit the UWSpace guide to learn more about depositing their research.

Recent Submissions

  • The Re-examined Life 

    St Marie, Denise (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-19)
    The Re-examined Life is an interdisciplinary exhibition of contemplative and interactive artworks that use the expectations of conventional belief systems to question widespread perceptions and value judgments of our current ...
  • The Re-examined Life 

    Walker, Timothy (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-19)
    The Re-examined Life is an interdisciplinary exhibition of contemplative and interactive artworks that use the expectations of conventional belief systems to question widespread perceptions and value judgments of our current ...
  • An Interior 

    Lincoln, Jessica (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-27)
    The work An Interior is a painted room. It grew from the proposition, ‘What if I painted wallpaper?’ This proposition is related to my ongoing interest in the psychological and social functions of decor and labour spent ...
  • 9 Sum Sorcery 

    Hildreth, Alexis (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-25)
    9 Sum Sorcery is a multimedia exhibition comprised of video and sculpture. Nine screens depict 'The Player' performing with an assortment of augmented found materials within the framework of a board game. The Player ...
  • Uncertain Memory 

    Murawski, Veronica (University of Waterloo, 2016-06-24)
    "Uncertain Memory" features a series of figurative oil paintings on canvas and paper inspired by photographs from my family archive. My paintings are developed in stages; beginning with a process of mining and selecting ...
  • dollhouse: An Exhibition of Installation 

    van Milligen, Carol-Anna (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-17)
    "dollhouse" is a dreamy, peachy, pretty little private space saturated with sickly sweetness. The installation consists of three rooms built inside the shell of a 1971 Airstream trailer, filled with objects, forms, and ...
  • Dup-boug-a-dad 

    Thomas, Aislinn (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-16)
    Dup-boug-a-dad is a video installation that is curious about different ways of being in the world. Its form and content address the body and some of the many ways of being bodied. In parts intervention, documentary, document, ...
  • You Can Never Go Home 

    Akkermans, Jennifer (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-16)
    My thesis exhibition, You Can Never Go Home, reflects the idea of irreconcilable, parallel homes, one that’s here and one that’s there. Moving from Calgary, Alberta, to Waterloo, Ontario, to pursue my Master of Fine Arts, ...
  • Twinning: An Exhibition of Video and Sculpture 

    Burlew, Marianne Elizabeth (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-05)
    Marianne Burlew’s installation Twinning affords space for contemplating our body’s unique sensory knowledge and its role in mediating perception. The exhibition consists of four stations that present sculpture in the form ...
  • Outta This World 

    Dayton, Robert (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-21)
    Outta This World is a multidisciplinary show comprised of drawing, video, music, performance and installation. It was initiated by my interest in the concept of the nation-state, more particularly Canada, and the way it ...
  • Small Worlds: An Exhibition of Wall Drawing 

    Little, Elisabeth (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-01)
    Small Worlds is an installation of wall drawing that explores the possibilities of shape and colour through repetition and scale. Combining drawing materials with printmaking techniques, I use my hands and body to replace ...
  • Sift 

    Kernohan, Sarah (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-01)
    Sift is a suite of drawings that serves as a personal record of a long hike in Iceland. Through an exploration of sediment as a metaphor, and the use of sedimentation as a drawing process, I am sifting through matter and ...
  • Something is Missing 

    Segan, Srdjan (University of Waterloo, 2014-05-21)
    Something is Missing is an installation that incorporates drawing, a security camera, audio, appropriated objects and built sculptural elements using common construction materials and clay. This work is rooted in notions ...
  • should one react against the laziness of railway tracks between the passage of two trains 

    McMurrich, Donald (University of Waterloo, 2014-05-21)
    should one react against the laziness of railway tracks between the passage of two trains investigates the everyday as experienced in the post-industrial landscape. Through the activities of walking and mapping, fieldwork ...
  • The Jackalope in the Room 

    Green, Megan Anastasia (University of Waterloo, 2014-04-29)
    The Jackalope in the Room is an installation of sculptural and found objects that have been altered or contextualized in a way that conflates strangeness with normality. Many of the items in the installation were given as ...
  • Turf & Twig 

    Rhodenizer, Amanda (University of Waterloo, 2014-04-25)
    In Turf & Twig solitary figures are depicted at the boundaries of salable land, performing surreal and fruitless tasks. The objects they interact with recall a manufactured domesticity that seems displaced and almost ...
  • The Gesture and the Drip 

    Breton, Nicholas (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-22)
    The Gesture and the Drip investigates our increasing reliance on digital media as a means to encounter and view art works online as photographic documentation. This body of work attempts to place significance on the human ...
  • Possibly, Maybe 

    Massard, Jessica (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-22)
    Possibly, Maybe is an exhibition of polychromatic, process-based objects made out of acrylic paint. Working with and against the limits of the material, the paint is systematically cast, peeled, and stretched colour by ...
  • Pictures in an Exhibition 

    Birke, Lisa (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-01)
    Can the female feel at home in nature, myth and on screen, realms where she is so often laid to rest? "Pictures in an Exhibition" is a pastiche that exposes popular culture and art historical tropes in which ambiguous ...
  • Passing Through: An Installation of Photography 

    Hunter, Natalie (University of Waterloo, 2013-04-30)
    Passing Through, an installation of photography, encourages the nature of memory through an engagement with the materiality of photographic images. Considering memory as an ephemeral phenomenon, I am interested in exploring ...

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