Art NOW at Casa: Julie Duschenes

Art NOW at Casa: Julie Duschenes

Art NOW at Casa

Flowing ideas: changing hands, changing focus: Julie Duschenes talks about her work
February 15, Noon
In-person only, streaming not available

Julie Duschenes is currently one of the artists exhibiting in the Main Gallery at The Gallery at Casa. Her exhibition is entitled PACK ICE.

Julie Duschenes grew up in southern New Brunswick, near Saint John.  She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (Halifax, NS) in 1975 and her Master of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC) in 1982.  In Vancouver, she directed the Malaspina Print Workshop and served on the board of the artist-run Helen Pitt-Unit/Pitt-Pitt International Gallery.  She received 4 Canada Council Arts Grants and served on 3 Canada Council juries for arts grants.  Her work has been exhibited in 30 public art institutions in Canada and the United States and in various galleries across Canada. Julie’s work is in 12 public art collections, various private collections and can be seen at, which is the website for the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art Database.

The Art NOW series is a longstanding program through the Department of Art at the University of Lethbridge offering engaging public talks from leading practitioners, scholars, and professionals in creative fields. Working collaboratively with cultural organizations and community members, guest speakers in various stages of their careers are invited to present on a broad range of contemporary artistic practices and issues. Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, talks typically occur in the University Recital Hall and are scheduled on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at noon through the fall and spring semesters. It’s free to attend and all are welcome.

Date:February 15th, 2023

Time:12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Location:Casa - Main Gallery

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Casa Program Guide

The Casa Program Guide is produced three times a year; Winter, Spring/Summer and Fall. Inside the guide find listings for the upcoming class and workshop schedule, upcoming exhibitions at The Gallery, information about artists in residence and seasonal events in the building. Program guides are free. Pick-up guides at Casa or at facilities throughout the city.