NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED | LAURA O'CONNOR
From the Senate floor to a Disney cartoon, this series features a mix of real and fictional women from different walks of life who share the willingness to persist in the face of adversity.
THE ARTIST | Laura O’Connor is a born and bred Edmontonian and mixed media artist. She holds a BFA & BDes in Photography from the Alberta College of Art + Design, where she received the Board of Governor’s award for the Photography major. Soon after graduation, Laura incorporated fibre into her art practice and quickly fell in love with the medium of felt for its inherent warmth and humour.
This event is free and open to the public so bring your friends!
Also in the Discovery Gallery:
MILK & OIL | GISELLE PETERS
July 21 — August 25, 2018
Milk & Oil is a collection of figurative sculpture that addresses the human condition through the lens of childhood. Focusing primarily on war, nationalism, consumerism, propaganda, and the food industry, it considers key players involved and motivating mechanisms of money and power in a markedly facetious tone.