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START Gallery | Looking Upwards | Nora Livesey, Sarah Reeder, Jasmine Vautour, and Daisy Graham

Updated: Jul 28, 2022

March 29 to April 9

We are pleased to announce Looking Upwards, a new exhibition presented by START Gallery. The exhibition is open to the public March 29th to April 9th, Tuesday to Saturday, 10-5.

Inspired by a collective fascination, exploration, and study of the clouds and sky; Looking Upwards highlights the ephemeral beauty created by nature.

Meet The Artists

Nora Livesey (she/her) is a Sackville based artist who primarily works in photography, sculpture, and printmaking. Her work examines the relationship between humans and the natural world. Livesey’s notable achievements include receiving the RCA CD Howe Graduation Award for Art and Design from the Royal Academy of the Arts and the Gibbens Lassonde Third-Year Performance Award from the Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts. Currently, Livesey is finishing her final year of her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Mount Allison University.

Sarah Reeder (She/Her) is a Sackville based photographer who is originally from Calgary, Alberta. Reeder is a fifth-year Mount Allison University student taking a Bachelor of Commerce with a focus in marketing and a minor in photography. She is interested in exploring alternative processes and the ways in which these processes alter perspective. Using the wet plate collodion process, she has created a body of work that examines manipulation, size, and points of view that is rooted in her love of clouds.

Jasmine Vautour (she/her) is a New Brunswick based artist who mainly works in photo, print and drawing. Her autobiographical work is about home life and cultural identity. She has collaborated with other artists as a studio assistant, a group muralist, and her work has appeared in a collaborative zine. Vautour was among the first recipients of the Gibbens Lassonde Performance award, and she was selected as the 2019-2020 recipient of the Ogden Memorial Prize. Vautour is finalizing her BFA and intends to pursue an MFA.

Daisy Graham (any/all) is an interdisciplinary artist currently based in unceded Siknikt region, Mi’kma’ki. Daisy is a current student of Fine Arts, Art History, and Museum & Curatorial Practices at Mount Allison. They are interested in universal seeing and art as a lens through which to see the world and work primarily with image-based-, performative-, and communal practices.


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