The result of four art workshops held at Glenbow for children and families served by Kainaiwa Children’s Services Corporation Prevention and Support, explore their work in this unique showcase curated by Joanne Schmidt. Don’t miss this look at self-awareness, self-expression, group cohesion, and self-confidence
See the world’s most spectacular animals like never before! This rarely seen perspective guides visitors through skeletons, muscles, organs, and circulatory systems of a variety of animals.
Molly Caldwell explores the ecstatic in vapid and all that is ostentatious yet somehow joyful for it. It channels the sticky sweetness of hair stuck in lip gloss as you flip through a glossy magazine and rub the perfume ads on your wrist.
The result of Elijah Wells’ research into Blackfoot story archives such as winter counts and story robes, this investigation is also an exploration discovery of Blackfoot visual language. An artist reception takes place from 5:30 to 8:30pm on February 28.
Come visit Arts Commons and experience the new Broadcast Lab featuring Kyle Whitehead’s piece, Interstices. Composed of two contrasting films shot over top of one another on Super 8 film with no prior knowledge, the piece results in latent collisions of discreet perspectives.
Arts Commons’ Window Galleries features four varied artists this season, each working in the mediums of photography, paint, illustration, and wire sculpture. The work explores the themes of divergent viewpoints, fantasy, female empowerment, and community.
The second year of the Collider open studio artist residency adopts a new thematic lens. Exploring the theme of land, incoming artists are asked to reflect on the complex relationships our communities have with the environment and the diverse ecosystems that shape our lives.
This exhibit brings together a collection of 11 new photographs chosen from three folios completed in the past two years during Olivier Du Tre’s travels to Saskatchewan, Tofino, and Yukon. Check out the reception on February 8.
Concentration Patterns is a unique, meditative piece which seeks to envelope the listener in tactile and immersive sound. Inspired by technological deep-listening, Colin Gillespie’s meditative soundscape combines layered elements to create an organic whole.
Brad Necyk is a multimedia artist and writer in Canada whose practice engages with issues of medicine, mental health, and precarious populations and subjects. His works include drawings and paintings, still and motion film, sculpture, 3D imaging and printing, virtual reality, and performance.
Lightbox Studio in Arts Commons features Avril Lopez whose work is inspired by whimsical creations designed to evoke a child-like state of imaginative worldview. Be sure to swing by as she works on creating an experimental environment that explores the use of creativity as a healing process.
Brendan Lee Satish Tang and Sonny Assu combine elements from science fiction, comic books, and gaming to consider how these forms affect racial boundaries in youth culture. Check out the show’s opening reception on January 16.
This group exhibition of interdisciplinary craft work challenges notions of form, function, and the future of domestic objects. The works rely upon a viewer’s recognition of their sameness and difference.
Laura St. Pierre’s new series of photographs depicts interventions in the urban landscape that are comprised of small gardens that thrive in unlikely places, such as parkades or pool decks, devoid of life other than what the sowers have introduced. Don’t miss it.
Alyssa Duck Chief explores deep traumas of a ruptured family circle in the hopes of healing themselves through the medium of photography, text, and storytelling. Check out the opening reception from 7:00 to 10:00pm on January 17.
Jolie Bird’s exhibition collates weavings, textile installation, in-gallery performances, and idea and skill sharing with the community. You can even see Bird working in a representational artist’s studio. Check out the opening reception on January 17.
The ladies of the Maple Oaks seniors home may have missed out on their college years, but thanks to a loophole in a singing contest it may not be too late! Watch these Golden Girls show the college chicks how it’s done with Jubilations Dinner Theatre.
Highlighting the influential creatives at the forefront of post-secondary craft education in the province, these instructors bridge Alberta’s rich craft legacy with contemporary craft culture through the exceptional work they create.
The feeling of something not quite right, the sensation of missing a step or noticing something in a new light. These are some of the perceptions and interpretations being explored by Indefinite Arts Centre artists in This House is On Fire. See it this season at Vertigo Theatre.
Gillian Mitchell and Sally Dobbin, both ceramic instructors at the Wildflower Arts Centre, use varying techniques to balance design and function in their unique approaches to ceramics.