Sikh Heritage Museum is pleased to announce the opening reception and launch of their latest exhibit, titled Desis in the Diaspora on Sunday, June 10th at 3pm. This exhibit features the work of Jagdeep Singh Raina.
Jagdeep Singh Raina (b.1991), is a Canadian artist from Guelph, Ontario. He holds an MFA degree in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and has been an artist in residence at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Madison, Maine, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts and the Camden Arts Centre/Slade School of Fine Art in London, United Kingdom. The exhibit also features four youth photographers whose work was selected as part of a nation-wide call for artists.
The opening reception will includes an artist talk by Jagdeep Singh as well as a talk by Buncy Pagely, in legacy of her father Sardar Mahinder Singh Beadall. They will also be unveiling a new Legacy Hall during this opening reception.
All are invited to attend. Sikh Heritage Museum is excited about this opportunity to showcase the talent of youth artists as they interpret their meanings of ‘Desi.’