The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert – Exhibition Tour

Take a guided tour of The Writing on the Wall, an exhibition featuring more than 60 paintings, drawings, prints, ceramics and other works of art by the late alumna Joane Cardinal-Schubert, BFA’77.

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This exhibition — organized by Nickle Galleries and curated by Lindsey V. Sharman — reflects the cyclical nature of Joane Cardinal-Schubert’s work, including 60 pivotal pieces covering painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, ceramic and installation. The works are drawn from collections from across Canada, including the National Gallery of Canada and many private collections. The artist’s husband, Eckhart (Mike) Schubert, and her son, Justin Cardinal-Schubert, have helped to recreate several of her installation pieces. 

A guided tour will take place Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 – 11 a.m. Registration is not required. Just show up a few minutes before the guided tour is set to start.

All visitors are welcome to view the exhibition during Alumni Weekend. Nickle Galleries will be open from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Sunday. Curators will be available to answer questions.

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Joane Cardinal-Schubert (1942 – 2009), BFA’77

Alumna Joane Cardinal-Schubert (1942 – 2009), BFA’77, was an assistant curator at the University Art Gallery in 1978 and at the Nickle Arts Museum from 1979 to 1985. She was a nationally recognized Indigenous artist and activist.

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