Heidi McKenzie – Surrey Muse

Heidi McKenzie is a Toronto-based ceramic artist, arts journalist and ceramic arts reviewer who has exhibited and been collected nationally and internationally. Her work engages issues of identity, and belonging, seeking to transcend Eurocentricism. She is the recipient of Craft Ontario Awards and Best in Show Ontario Artists Association Biennial Award. Work from a 2019 solo exhibition was acquired by Global Affairs Canada. As an artist of colour, Heidi is an active convener of critical discussion and writing around issues of race and migration. She moderated a panel on the Decolonization of Clay at the 2019 Australian International Ceramics Triennale; the Paradox of Identity, at NCECA’s 50th in 2017; and was to exhibit in a four-woman show, ‘Disruption’ at NCECA 2020 in Richmond, Virginia, disrupting the male-dominated hetero-normative contemporary canon. Heidi completed her Diploma in Crafts & Design at Sheridan College, Canada, in 2012 and an MFA in Curatorial Practice and Art Criticism at the Ontario College of Art & Design University in 2014.

Visit Heidi’s website
heidimckenzie.ca
Heidi’s Instagram
@heidi.artist
Contact Heidi
heidi.mckenzie@gmail.com

At the April 24 virtual gathering of Surrey Muse, Heidi will be the Featured Artist. More about the event is here: april-24-2020

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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
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Second Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday April 24 / 2020

Featured art by Betty Busby, poster design by Mariam Zohra D.

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, April 24, 2020
5:30 -7:30 PM (PT)
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Featured Guests
Author Jessica Barratt
Poet Elaine Woo
Ceramicist Heidi McKenzie
Open Mic Opener Priscilla Sunshine Eagle
Featured art by Betty Busby
Host Jovian Radheshwar

View the video at
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Free event
Donations welcome

Updates will be posted here
Program
Videos will be posted here
surreymuse.wordpress.com/virtual/

More about the gatherings
Gatherings

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Contact
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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Surrey Muse Program January-June 2020

Art work by Ed Kuris

Session 17
January – June 2020

Jan 24
Author Hannah Macready
Poet Zoë J. Dagneault
Musician Tim Mar
Open Mic Opener Idrian Burgos
Host Fauzia Rafique

Feb 28
Author Malcolm Van Delst
Poet Wanda J. Kehewin
Filmmaker Ali Kazimi
Open Mic Opener Oath
Host Randeep Purewall

March 27
Author Lakshmi Gill
Poet Ian Cognito
Musician Enrico Renz
Open Mic Opener Rhiannon Marshall
Host Mariam Zohra D

April 24
Author Jessica Barratt
Poet Elaine Woo
Ceramicist Heidi McKenzie
Open Mic Opener Priscilla Sunshine Eagle
Host Jovian Radheshwar

May 22
Author Cynthia Sharp
Poet Joanna Lilley
Performer Dabke Dancers (uc)
Open Mic Opener Nefertiti SheLah Morrison
Host Sana Janjua

June 26
Author Fauzia Rafique
Poet Chelene Knight
Actor Talia Ahmad
Open Mic Opener Carol Neuman
Host Mariam Zohra D

Updates to this program
Will be posted below
Program

Surrey Muse program is put together twice a year, in Nov/Dec for January-June session, and in May/June for July-November session. Dates are blind-picked by participants through an invitation. Participants are invited from a recommendations list that stays open throughout the year. To recommend authors, poets and performers to be featured at Surrey Muse, use the email address at the bottom of this post or try the online recommendations form

More about the gatherings
Gatherings

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Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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