PRESS / EXHIBITION ESSAYS

CBC PEI – Spring 2017 – Becka Viau earns Governor General Medal 

Visual Art News – Winter 2016 – “ECHOES ACROSS TIME AND SPACE L’Acadie Mythique retraces identity and culture” written by Kathleen Higgins

G! Magazine – Winter 2015 –  “A Bold Vision: Becka Viau is celebrated for bringing art to the community,” written by Katie smith

Somewheres Exhibition Catalogue – Winter 2014 – Curatorial essay Written by Pan Wendt

Visual Arts News – Summer 2014 – “Creative Dislocation: Somewheres’ Uneasy Impermanence,” written by Leonard Paul MacPherson

Modern Farmer – Spring 2014 – “High Art Hay” written by Karen Pinchin

The Guardian PEI – Winter 2014 – “Art for Thought,” written by Sally Cole

The Guardian PEI – Winter 2014 – “Reception to Celebrate Five New Exhibitions at CCAG,” written by Fraser MacCallum

Visual Art News – Spring 2014The Sovereign 01, Becka Viau 2011 – was featured on the cover of this issue. Visual Arts News, Spring 2014 Cover

Visual Art News – Spring 2014 – “Power,” Editorial written by Lizzy Hill

Visual Art News – Spring 2014 – Article about No Name Galleries, curated by Scott Saunders, which exhibited The Queen 2013“Pop Up Halifax: Scott Saunders’ Guerrilla Galleries,” written by Kathleen Higgins

Metro News Halifax – Winter 2013 – “Life behind the glass: Artwork looks to spruce up downtown Halifax,” written by Haley Ryan

CRIT NSCAD – Winter 2013 – “Sovereignty an Interview with Becka Viau,” written by Genevieve Flavelle

Visual Art News – Fall 2011 – Artist Profile – “Hope Horizon,” written by Laura Dawe

The Buzz PEI  – Fall 2010 – “Energy to Burn, Profile Becka Viau,” written by Jane Ledwell

The Guardian PEI – Fall 2010 – “Centre Catalyst,” written by Sally Cole

Young Farmers Exhibition Catalogue – Spring 2009 – Curtatorial essay written by Mireille Eagan

WRITING BY BECKA

Mellissa Peter Paul Honours Contemporary Quillwork in Epekwit, written by Beck Viau, Visual Art News Fall 2019

CHRISTOPHER BOYNE BLURS LINES BETWEEN ‘ARTIST’ AND ‘NON ARTIST’ ACTORSwritten by Beck Viau, Visual Art News Summer 2016

TRACING THE GESTURES: MARIE-LINE LEBLANC AND SARA DIGNARD FIND EVERYDAY WONDER ON THE MAGDALEN ISLANDS, written by Beck Viau, Visual Art News Summer 2016

Allison Hrabluik finds absurdity in the everyday / Review by Becka Viau, Visual Art News Spring 2017

Possibilities – A Bold Vision Essay, written by Becka Viau // Co-Authored by Diana Hosseini, Helaina Lalande, Merray Gerges, Josie Baker and Mireille Eagan, 2014

    Major Feature – Essay by Merray Gerges – referenced in the essay Possibilities

Accessing Silence (Through Active Listening) as a Radical Feminist Practice – Essay written by Becka Viau 2014

ECSTATIC – MFA Thesis Statement, written by Becka Viau // Co-Authored by John Mackenzie, 2013

THIS IS CRIT’S CLIT: Zine Intervention in December 2012 Issue of CRIT by Artist Dalty Rose Cambell-Lemire – Review by Becka Viau 2013

Sovereignty Exhibition Catalogue – Essays “Sovereignty” and “Assimilation”  written by Becka Viau, 2012