Milestones of the NSCAD Drawing Lab,
1998 to present
Charlie Young (artist & educator) joins the team to manage completion of second phase of the language study.
How do I know what I see until I hear what I say? first draft complete in preparation for submission to Visual Arts Research
March 27. The effects of language and schema on drawing performance. NU360 Discover Research, Nipissing University. NSCAD Lab collaborator, Amanda Burk delivers progress report where NU faculty share their research through an interdisciplinary lens.
On the roles of central and peripheral vision in the extraction of local and global information from a scene accepted for publication in Attention, Perception & Psychcophysics Journal
Second phase of Language/Drawing study: testing and collection of data completed at NSCAD & Nipissing labs.
August 21-24 The Visual Science of Art Conference 2019 in Leuven, Belgium. How does restricting vision of a scene with masking or filtering affect drawing from observation? John Christie, Mathew Reichertz, Bryan Maycock and Raymond Klein. Presenter John Christie
To Erase or Not to Erase, that is Not the Question: Drawing from Observation in an Analogue or Digital Environment. First draft complete.
October 16 Mathew Reichertz and John Christie are joined by Anne Marie Ryan (Dalhousie Earth Science) to discuss Drawing and Technology: the application of eye-tracking technology in educational research. Moderated by Tim Fedak of the Museum of Natural History, this event is part of the international drawing event The Big Draw. . A brief summary of the event can be found here.
November 27 A review of various activities and projects at the Nova Scotia Museum associated with The Big Draw for which members of the Drawing Lab collaborated with Dr. Tim Fedak and museum staff. For the review, Ray Klein reported on the Lab’s history and research, while John Christie presented information about current projects. In attendance were several members of the museum’s curatorial staff and NSCAD's V.P. Dr. Ann-Barbara Graff. It was also particularly gratifying to be able to welcome and inform NSCAD's new president, Dr. Aoife Mac Namara, about the work being carried out in the Drawing Lab.