Painting in the Crux: The Medium Between Praxis and Reception

By Jeff Nye.

Published by The Arts Collection

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This paper discusses the Dialogic Studio project and the risks and rewards of sustaining a socially oriented art practice. It also addresses possibilities for painting in an era of interactivity.

Keywords: Contemporary Painting, Interactivity, Social Art Practice, Answerability, Dialogism, Studio Praxis, Collaboration

The International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.57-62. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.629MB).

Jeff Nye

Jeff Nye is a Master of Fine Arts Graduate from the University of Regina. His research interests include contemporary painting; interactivity; the social roles of the artist; and the phenomenology of painting. He has exhibited his paintings and site-specific installations in Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec, and held the position of director of the Corner Artist’s Cooperative Gallery in Newmarket, Ontario. Jeff has taught classes in painting and drawing at the community and university levels. He has received awards from the Saskatchewan Arts Board, and the Ontario Arts Council. He is currently working on the Dialogic Studio project which is an on-line interactive painting experiment located at He is also a Curator of the University of Regina's President's Art Collection. Jeff currently holds a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship, is the recipient of a University of Regina Scholarly Research Award, and won the Canada Life Graduate Award in 2004.


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