Marc Losier, BFA, MFA (Ryerson University); assistant professor
Marc Losier is an artist and long-time educator. His work examines the ways in which communities form and define their cultural memory through oral histories, images, and iconography. Using photography and images, filmmaking, sound, objects, and installation, he provokes questions about the value of artworks and archival collections. Previous exhibitions include the White Water Gallery (North Bay), FAAS 4 Biennial (Sudbury), Art Bar Projects Anna Leonowens Gallery (Halifax), Art in the Open (Charlottetown), and the Art Gallery of Mississauga. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Documentary Media from the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University (Toronto, ON) and has previously taught at the San Francisco Art Institute, OCAD University and the School of Image Arts. In 2016, he joined the faculty of Visual Arts at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, as an Assistant Professor of Photography. At Grenfell, he teaches courses on photography and community-engaged art practices, and is working to broaden conceptual lens-based pedagogy and student exhibition opportunities in Western Newfoundland.