Media Resource Coordinator and Instructor
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Instructor – Sound Design
Max administers the digital media equipment for the Visual Arts department, including the VISA Equipment Kiosk and the Digital Media Lab. As part of his duties, Max is responsible for supporting VISA faculty, staff and students in the use of digital media equipment for pedagogical purposes. Additionally, Max oversees the use of the MWS Learning Commons. This includes assisting MIWSFPA students in the use of MWS Learning Commons equipment, acting as a liaison with the Library on main campus, and running workshops regarding the use of available media equipment. Max is a graduate of the Music Program at Brock, holds a Masters in Music from uOttawa and actively collaborates as sound designer/composer with a plethora of artists.
Office: MW 328
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Fax: 905 378 5712
Monika Lederich manages and coordinates the administrative details and projects of the Visual Arts department, liaises with students and other areas within the university and provides information and support to both students and faculty. Monika attended Niagara College and Brock University and previously worked for the University of Toronto.
Visual Arts Facilities Technician and Instructor
Office & Stores: 413A
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Instructor – Drawing, Foundation.
Arnold provides studio support for the Visa Art Stores, woodworking shop, oversees all aspects of safety and training, and is the departmental webmaster. Arnold is an alumni of the Visual Arts Program at Brock and Althouse Faculty of Education of the University of Western Ontario. In 2013 he completed his Masters in Studies in Comparative Literature and the Arts at Brock University in the Department of Modern Languages.
Visual Arts Gallery and Student Exhibition Space, MIWSFPA
Sonya coordinates the preparation of the VISA Art Gallery and Student Exhibition Space in consultation with preparators, curators, artists, and students, overseeing the exhibition de/installation process. Sonya is an alumni of the Visual Arts Program at Brock (BA Honours). In 2013, she obtained her M.A. in Art History from University at Buffalo: The State University of New York and is currently completing her PhD in Art and Visual Culture at Western University. Sonya brings extensive experience from the museum and art gallery world, where she worked as a Programming and Curatorial Assistant at a local art gallery and museum for several years, developing her exhibition writing and installation skillsets.