Closing Reception: July 19th, 7 to 8PM
At the UAS +15 Gallery
Kirstin Giles is a Calgary based emerging artist and recent under-graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design. In recognition of her artistic and academic achievements Kirstin is also a recent recipient of the honourary ACAD Board of Governors Award. Currently, her art practice investigates personal narrative through the re-contextualization of grotesque materials and ritualistic processes in the form of sculptural assemblages. I beg you to touch me, marks Kirstin's first solo exhibition in addition to her inclusion in many group exhibitions, including the The Third Space at the UAS in and I am What I am Sam at the Root Cellar Gallery, both in 2011.