In Conversation: Jagdeep Raina with Shauna McCabe
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Join Guelph-based artist Jagdeep Raina and Chase curator Shauna McCabe of the Art Gallery of Guelph as they discuss Jagdeep’s embroidered and mixed media work in Chase, currently on view at the Museum.
Jagdeep Raina (b. 1991, Guelph, Ontario, Canada) has an interdisciplinary practice that spans drawing, textiles, writing, and, more recently, video animation, film and ceramics. Raina received his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Grice Bench, Los Angeles; Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto; Midway Contemporary, Minneapolis; and the Art Gallery of Guelph. Raina’s work has been included in exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; RISD Museum of Art, Providence; and the Rubin Museum of Art, New York. In 2016, he was included in the 11th Shanghai Biennale. Raina is a 2019 recipient of the Textile Museum of Canada’s Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award, and a 2020 recipient of the prestigious Sobey Art Award in Canada.
Shauna McCabe is a curator, arts administrator, and educator based in Guelph, Ontario, where she is Executive Director of the Art Gallery of Guelph and Adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph. Appointed to the position of Canada Research Chair in Critical Theory in the Interpretation of Culture at Mount Allison University in 2007, she has also held positions as the Director of the Textile Museum of Canada (Toronto, Ontario), Director of The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery (St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador), and Senior Curator of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). With a doctorate focused on contemporary art history, landscape aesthetics, and social practice from the University of British Columbia, she has curated over fifty exhibitions of Canadian and international artists, including, most recently, Sites of Memory (2020), The Drive (2019), Jagdeep Raina: Chase (2019), and Matthew Moore: Fieldwork (2018).