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2020 University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition

black woman wearing a shirt with an image of a white man wearing a shirt with a black figure with the words

Works by:

Jasaña Alleyne, Zi Yan Bai, Meech Boakye, Chantel Briana Campbell, Jasmine Canaviri, Regina Dela Cruz, Gian Lorenzo Giannone, Yara Matta, Sean Morello, Liam Mullen, Purvi Qadri, Beenish Shahab, Jessica Velasco, Isabella Verrasso, Lana Yuan, and Agnes Zeng

A photograph showing a slab of concrete engraved with the words "He told me:" photographed against a background of green grass. Work by Jasmine Canaviri.
The words "SILENCE IS NOT GOLDEN" in sans serif font typeset against a red background.
Two photographs cut into strips and woven together to create a photograph of an Asian man. Work by Beenish Shahab.

2020 University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition

September 15, 2020


The University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition is an annual exhibition celebrating the diverse artistic excellence of undergraduate students enrolled in visual studies programs across the University of Toronto’s three campuses. The exhibition offers a meeting place for students to exchange ideas through their diverse artistic practice. The selected artists present themes of identity, cultural belonging, and displacement.

The exhibition is curated by Muskoka Dittmar-McCallum, Dana Silver, and Carly Wolowich as part of their Master of Museum Studies’ Exhibition Project at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

2020 Prize Winners:
Jasaña Alleyne
Chantel Briana Campbell
Yara Matta

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We gratefully acknowledge operating support from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council with additional project support from the Office of the Vice-President & Provost, Manulife and the University of Toronto Faculty of Information.

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