Will Kwan, an artist who studied in the Arts Management program at UTSC from 1997 to 2002, recounts his time at UTSC both as a student and later (2007) as an Associate Professor. Will identified first and foremost as an artist as he goes on to describe career trajectories in the art world and how the work of an artist is balanced with teaching courses. Will also reminisces about his experience as a visible minority growing up in Scarborough. He talks about his connection with spaces on campus, such as the old Fine Arts Studio, which was located in the space that is now the UTSC Bookstore. Having left in 2002 and returned in 2007, Will describes both the planning initiatives and student consultation involved in the addition of new buildings to the campus alongside his perception of the campus as of 2015.
To listen to Will’s story, click here.
Researcher: Scott Tsang
Date: June 18, 2015