VAM's Creative Residency (VCR)
VAM’s Creative Residency (VCR) is an opportunity for emerging artists in Mississauga to participate in a 6 month exhibitions program with a focus on mentorship and professional development. Residents have access to VAM’s art centre to develop their skills in art exhibition, education and engagement.
VCR 3 Residents:
Amanda Kung, Breanne Jeethan, James Legaspi, Karim Machado-Aman, Madelyn Rotella
friend of a friend is an online exhibition created by Visual Arts Mississauga's 2020-21 Creative Residents. The artwork presented is inspired by the social and creative connections that shape our artistic practices, our identities, and our evolving narratives.
VCR Artist Talks
James Legaspi is an emerging Filipino-Canadian multimedia artist currently completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto and Sheridan College, living and working in Brampton, Ontario. Recent activity includes work exhibited at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto and Gallery 44, and curatorial work at the Blackwood Gallery. Legaspi is currently completing an internship at Vtape and a residency with Visual Arts Mississauga. Check out James’ work in friend of a friend, on exhibition at vamresidency.com
friend of a friend in the Virtual Gallery
VCR at VAM
VAM is closed to the public but the art is up! VAM's Creative Residency's artwork can be seen through the glass at VAM's art centre in Riverwood Park. As we look forward to the future of returning to exhibitions in-person, VCR has installed art for visitors of Riverwood to happen upon as they embark on the trails and enjoy the nature surrounding our centre. If you are in Riverwood, look for the VCR QR code to link to this site and learn about our Creative Residents. Enjoy this unexpected encounter with art!