Detail shot of “Time Clock Piece” (1980-1981) by Tehching Hsieh


Show and Tell is a series of four monthly critiques for local artists. Each participant has 20 minutes to present an in-progress or newly-completed artwork to see their work through their community's eyes. Snacks + drinks are provided. 

The KW Awesome Foundation pledged $1,000 to support four monthly Show and Tell events in January - April, 2024, with funds going towards installation support, venue rental, snacks + drinks. These events are open to the public and free to attend. 

As a special bonus, CAFKA is partnering on this final Show and Tell to provide guest facilitation. 



Participants in Show and Tell: Part 4 are local artists working across photographic, painting, + sculptural media, and features guest facilitation by local curator, researcher, and editor Shalaka Jadhav.



Show and Tell: Part 4 critiques will take place on April 28, 2024, from 3-5pm. Arrive at 𝟮:𝟯𝟬𝗽𝗺 to enjoy some pre-crit .•♫•♬• snacks •♬•♫•



Show and Tell takes place at 𝒮𝓉𝓊𝒹𝒾𝑜 𝐹𝓊𝒵𝒾𝑜𝓃, 1251 King St. E, Kitchener. Email Julie (outreach @ to let us know how we can meet your accommodation needs. 



Critique is commonplace in arts institutions, but hard to come by in professional practice. 

This initiative aspires to connect, promote, and support local artists through critique. 


Image: “Time Clock Piece” (1980-1981) by Tehching Hsieh