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photoAlberta Craft Council Gallery
10186 106th St NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 1H4
Tel: 780-488-6611
Fax:
780-488-8855
Hours: mon-sat 10am-5pm thurs 10am-6pm
E-mail: news@albertacraft.ab.ca
Web: www.albertacraft.ab.ca

Alberta's only public gallery dedicated to fine craft presents over 15 exhibitions each year. The gallery shop offers contemporary and traditional fine craft - pottery, blown glass, jewellery, fibre, home accessories, furniture and much more - all handmade by Alberta and Canadian craft artists.

Feature Gallery To Apr 8 Amy Skrocki: Stories Brought to Life, wearable metal and leather artwork by the Edmonton artist and visual storyteller. To Apr 22 Citizens of Craft. Declare yourself and join the movement of makers, appreciators, shoppers, and admirers. Feature Gallery May 6-Aug 19 Women's Hands Building a Nation, Chinook Guild of Fibre Arts commemorates Canada's 150th anniversary of confederation. Discovery Gallery Apr 15-May 27 Simpler Slower Silver, jewellery artist Soma Mo works by hand in silver using traditional techniques she has learned from a Tibetan region master silversmith. Apr 15-May 27 Ceremony. Kenton Jeske (Edmonton) creates furniture with beauty and integrity by using quality materials and maintaining a high level of craftsmanship.


photoAlberta Printmakers Gallery and Studio
4025 4th St SE
Calgary, AB
T2G 2W3
Tel: 403-287-1056
Fax:

Hours: wed-sat 11am-4pm, +15 Window, Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts, Arts Commons, 205 8th Ave SE
E-mail: director@albertaprintmakers.com
Web: www.albertaprintmakers.com

Alberta Printmakers facilitates contemporary interpretations of print media in culture. A/P is committed to excellence in the arts through the provision of exhibitions programming, production facilities for printmaking, and educational opportunities.

Apr 21-May 27 Robert Pugh: The Intricacies of People, 20 colour etchings.


photoArt Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB
T5J 2C1
Tel: 780-392-2468
Fax:
780-426-3105
Hours: tues & fri 11am-5pm wed-thurs 10am-8pm sat-sun 10am-5pm. Admission: members free, adults $12.50, seniors (65+)/students $8.50, children under 6 free, children 7-17 $8.50, family (up to 2 adults + 4 children) $26.50
E-mail: info@youraga.ca
Web: www.youraga.ca

<p>The Art Gallery of Alberta is a centre of excellence for the visual arts in Western Canada, connecting people, art and ideas. The AGA is focused on the development and presentation of original exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from Alberta, Canada and around the world. The AGA also offers a full-range of art education and public programs. Founded in 1924, the Art Gallery of Alberta maintains a collection of more than 6,000 objects and is the oldest cultural institution in Alberta and the only museum in the province solely dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of art and visual culture. The AGA underwent a major re-building project. Designed by Los Angeles architect Randall Stout, the 85,000 sq foot (7,900 sq metres) new AGA opened to the public on January 31, 2010. The new Gallery features three floors of premiere exhibition space; the City of Edmonton Terrace; the Singhmar Centre for Art Education; Zinc resto lounge; Shop AGA; Ledcor Theatre and an Art Rental and Sales Gallery.</p>

To May 7 Survival Guide, featuring photographic, print, sculpture, video, and performance artworks that examine strategies for survival within a contemporary art context. To May 28 Blaine Campbell: Cyclorama, large-format panoramic photography that documents the temporary architecture of displaced soil and its effects on sight lines of the horizon and surrounding landscapes. The Looking Glass, portraits from the AGA collection by Walker Evans, Joe Fafard, Kathe Kollwitz, Andy Warhol, and others demonstrating multifaceted reflections of artists and sitters in states of stature, vulnerability, activity, and honesty. To Jun 18 Fischli and Weiss/Ibghy and Lemmens, two films that tell two sides of a story of human ingenuity, industry, aspiration, and our obsession with success and the inevitability of failure. Clocks for Seeing, more than 20 photographers from the 19th century onwards consider the relationship between time and photography through works that range from art to science.


photoArt Gallery of St. Albert
19 Perron St
St. Albert, AB
T8N 1E5
Tel: 780-460-4310
Fax:
780-460-9537
Hours: tues-sat 10am-5pm thurs 10am-8pm
E-mail: ahfgallery@artsandheritage.ca
Web: www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca

Located in the historic Banque d&rsquo;Hochelaga building, Art Gallery of St. Albert features contemporary and community exhibitions, brought to life with community programs and events. Education programs offer visual arts opportunities for thousands of children, youth and adults throughout the year.

Apr 27-May 26 The 22nd St. Albert High School Student Exhibition. Talented young artists showcase their artworks and present collaborative installation pieces inspired by maps of Canada.

REPRESENTING: Gene and J. Marg Brenda


photoBluerock Gallery
110 Centre Ave W
Black Diamond, AB
T0L 0H0
Tel: 403-933-5047
Fax:

Hours: daily 10am-6pm including holidays and by appt
E-mail: store@bluerockgallery.ca
Web: www.bluerockgallery.ca

A destination gallery in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, committed to representing local, handmade, one-of-a-kind fine art and fine craft in a wide range of media, and a warm, inspirational and eclectic shopping experience.

A destination for handmade, one-of-a-kind fine art and craft. We represent close to 200 artists, most of whom live and work within 100 miles of the gallery.

REPRESENTING: Visual Art: Barbara Ballachey, Rick Berg, Erin Boake, Blanca Botero-Fuentes, Robert Byrne, Steve Coffey, Richard Connor, Connie Gerts, Jeri-Lyn Ing, Maryanne Jespersen, Eleanor Lowden, Jennifer Mack, Jana Milne, Dana Roman, Janice Tanton, Mady Thiel-Kopstein, Claire Uhlick, Dirk van Wyk, Pam Weber, and David Zimmerman; Pottery: David Barnes, Alysse Bowd, Katie Borrowman, Sally Dobbin, Judith Green, Lance Hall (Stillpoint), Patricia Hartnagel, Neil Liske, Tammy Parks-Legge, John Robertson, Julia Rayne Schumacher, Ruby Serben, Ellen Statz, Sam Uhlick; Jewellery: Shelagh Blatz, Linda Catt, Linda Chow, Sheila Fendall, Jesper Jensen, Laura McIvor, Neshka, Alicia Niles, Amy Ragsdale, Lena Skadegard, JP Jutras, Ellinor Stenroos; Wood: Dave Beeman, Jim Coffey, Ron Falconer, Ken Hawtin, Mike Mulvey, Jim Osenton, Rick Wiebe; Glass: Carl Belyea, John Cooper, Julia Reimer, Tyler Rock, Jay Lamb, Nicole Tremblay; Fibre Arts: Elizabeth Ellis-Bassett, Anne Fetterly, Ilya Oratovsky, Dana Roman, Heide Tieleman, Deb Turner; Lighting: Lynn Melanson; Metal: James Greisinger, Crys Harse


photoBugera Matheson Gallery
10345 124th St NW
Edmonton, AB
T5N 1R1
Tel: 780-482-2854
Fax:

Hours: tues-sat 10am-5:00pm
E-mail: info@bugeramathesongallery.com
Web: www.bugeramathesongallery.com

The Bugera Matheson Gallery represents Canadian artists with an diverse collection of contemporary works by established, mid-career and a select group of emerging artists. We invite you to come to the gallery. Whether you are in the market to buy or to peruse and enjoy... it is your experience, our role is to help facilitate it.

Apr 22-23 Spring Gallery Walk. Apr 28-May 12 Peter Deacon RCA, new works exploring concepts of time and space-Greenwich Mean Time, the Continental Divide-with a unique intellectual aesthetic. May 26-Jun 9 Kim Atlin: The Industrial Forest, paintings that take on qualities of fabric in some places, and glass in others.

REPRESENTING: Scott Plear - RCA, Ernestine Tahedl - RCA, OSA, Ken Wallace - RCA, Jamie Evrard, Peter Deacon - RCA, Jane Everett, Casey McGlynn, Michele Drouin- RCA, Shawn Serfas, Les Graff RCA, Terry Fenton, and more.


photoChristine Klassen Gallery
200-321 50th Ave SE
Calgary, AB
T2G 2B3
Tel: 403-262-1880
Fax:

Hours: tues-sat 10am-5pm or by appt
E-mail: info@christineklassengallery.com
Web: www.christineklassengallery.com

Christine Klassen Gallery / CKG represents a dynamic group of artists united by their craft-intensive approach to artmaking. CKG endeavours to stimulate gallery visitors through innovative projects and exhibitions of painting, drawing, photography and sculpture.

To May 6 Bénédicte Dussère: New Paintings, paintings and drawings by the Paris-based former graphic designer. ckuzmanovich: heartbreakaccelerating. ckuzmaovich's extensive design background informs his current body of work-paintings that suggest abstracted architecture as indicated with scratches, areas of bold colour, and surface exploration. May 11-Jun 24 Brad Woodfin & Zane Wilcox.

REPRESENTING: Karrie Arthurs, Daniel Barkley, Mike Binzer, Kevin Boyle, Ronald Boaks, Gary Campbell, Susan Collett, Ben Cope, Dale Dunning, Bénédicte Dussère, Sarah Fuller, Jean-François Gromaire, Aron Hill, France Jodoin, Madeleine Lamont, Michael Levin, Lori Lukasewich, Patricia Macdonald, Alexandre Masino, Lisa Matthias, Lee Nielsen, Ulrich Panzer, Birgit Piskor, Teresa Posyniak, Sean William Randall, Michael Schreiner, Colin Smith, Leesa Streifler, Diana Thorneycroft, Debra Van Tuinen, Verna Vogel, Carl White, Zane Wilcox and Brad Woodfin.


photoCollectors' Gallery of Art (The)
1332 9th Ave SE
Calgary, AB
T2G 0T3
Tel: 403-245-8300
Fax:
403-245-8315
Hours: tues-fri 10am-5:30pm sat 10am-5pm
E-mail: mail@cgoart.com
Web: www.collectorsgalleryofart.com

The Collectors' Gallery of Art specializes in important Canadian art from the 19th and the 20th century including early topographical paintings, Canadian impressionists and the Group of Seven. The Collectors' Gallery represents over 30 prominent Canadian contemporary artists.

Apr 8-May 2 Jean Richards: Retrospective, oils, acrylic, mixed media, watercolours, and drawings from the Jean Richards Estate. May 6-Jun 3 Will Millar. Former Irish Rovers' front man displays his paintings of days gone by in Ireland. Jun 10-3 Revolving group show of works by gallery artists.


photoContemporary Calgary
117 8th Ave SW (at Stephen Ave)
Calgary, AB
T2P 1B4
Tel: 403-770-1350
Fax:
403-264-8077
Hours: wed-sun 12-6pm during exhibitions
E-mail: info@contemporarycalgary.com
Web: www.contemporarycalgary.com

Contemporary Calgary is contributing to a global city of choice by engaging Calgarians with the art of our times through exhibitions, distinguished speaker series, outreach and education programs.

To Jul 30 Utopia Factory, a research and exhibition project comprising three parts: When Form Becomes Attitude, Research Station, and Architecture and National Identity. The project investigates how state-building relates to city-building, while tracing how architecture and monuments inform memory, community-building, and representations of nationhood.

REPRESENTING: With works by Maria Flawia Litwin, Bear Witness, Kotama Bouabane, Morehshin Allahyari, Christian Jankowski, Isabelle Hayeur, Shelagh Keeley, Babak Golkar, Mark Clintberg, and Nils Norman.


photoDouglas Udell Gallery
10332 124th St NW
Edmonton, AB
T5N 1R2
Tel: 780-488-4445
Fax:
780-488-8335
Hours: tues-sat 10am-5:30pm
E-mail: dug@douglasudellgallery.com
Web: www.douglasudellgallery.com

The Douglas Udell Gallery is one of the leading contemporary galleries in Western Canada. Originally founded in 1967, the gallery deals primarily in contemporary Canadian art, representing emerging, mid-career and established visual artists with critical practices. Through the years, the gallery has been a recognized fixture in the art communities of Calgary (2004-2009) and Vancouver (1986-2014). The gallery continues to introduce new artists to the public and maintains a regular exhibition program in Edmonton.

Visit the website for exhibition information.

REPRESENTING: Joe Fafard, Graham Fowler, Robert Lemay, Vic Cicansky, Al Henderson, Natalka Husar, Hua Jin, Ann Kipling, Dorothy Knowles, Jessica Korderas, Erik Olson, Bev Petow, Wilf Perreault, Abelardo Morell, Iris Nardini, Robert Scott, Les Thomas, Al Reynolds, David Thauberger, Sylvain Voyer


photoEsker Foundation
444-1011 9th Ave SE
Calgary, AB
T2G 0H7
Tel: 403-930-2490
Fax:

Hours: tues-sun 11am-6pm thurs & fri 11am-8pm
E-mail:
Web: www.eskerfoundation.com

The Esker Foundation is the largest privately funded, non-commercial contemporary gallery in Calgary. Esker is committed to the advancement of contemporary art through the production and presentation of innovative artistic and curatorial projects.

To May 7 Earthlings, ceramic sculptures and works on paper by Roger Aksadjuak, Shuvinai Ashoona, Pierre Aupilardjuk, Shary Boyle, Jessie Kenalogak, John Kurok and Leo Napayok. Project Space To Apr 27 Jude Griebel: Estranged Setting, sculpture in an immersive painted environment.

REPRESENTING: Roger Aksadjuak, Shuvinai Ashoona, Pierre Aupilardjuk, Shary Boyle, Jessie Kenalogak, John Kurok, Leo Napayok, Jude Griebel


photoEsplanade Art Gallery
401 First St SE
Medicine Hat, AB
T1A 8W2
Tel: 403-502-8793
Fax:
403-502-8589
Hours: mon-fri 10am-5pm sat & holidays 12-5pm
E-mail: esplanade@medicinehat.ca
Web: www.esplanade.ca

Every year, the Esplanade Art Gallery presents ten to twelve exhibitions of contemporary and historical art by local, provincial, national and international artists that are enriched and animated by a wide range of public programs for all ages, including talks, workshops, tours and classes.

To Apr 29 When We Were Young. Five female artists from Medicine Hat-Safira Lachapelle, Wendy Struck, Jessica Plattner, Kat Valenzuela, and Susan Knight-respond to the title theme by exploring the innocence and joy of childhood, relationships with siblings, and the unexpected, sometimes traumatic experiences of youth. This TREX Southeast exhibition will tour Alberta over the next two years. School Art 2017, an annual extravaganza of the amazing creativity of Medicine Hat's students from Kindergarten to Grade 12.


photoFounders' Gallery
4520 Crowchild Trail SW
Calgary, AB
T2T 5J4
Tel: 403-410-2340
Fax:

Hours: mon-fri 9am-5pm sat & sun 9:30am-4pm
E-mail: founders@ucalgary.ca
Web: www.founders.ucalgary.ca

The Founders' Gallery is a temporary exhibition space run by the University of Calgary in the Military Museums. The gallery shows both historical and contemporary exhibitions dealing with the themes of human conflict.

Apr 9-Aug 27 War Stories 1917, focuses on the individuals who fought, died in, and contributed to the pivotal battles of 1917: Vimy Ridge, Hill 70, and Passchendaele.

REPRESENTING: Leslie Hossack


photoGlenbow
130 9th Ave SE
Calgary, AB
T2G OP3
Tel: 403-268-4100
Fax:
403-262-4045
Hours: tues-sat 9am-5pm sun 12-5pm. Admission: adults $16, seniors & students $11, youth (7-17) $10, family (2 adults & 4 youth) $40, children under 6 free, members free
E-mail: glenbow@glenbow.org
Web: www.glenbow.org

At Glenbow, history buffs, art lovers and pop culture fanatics can all find something inspiring. Our collection boasts over a million artifacts and some 30,000 works of art, making Glenbow one of the largest museums in Canada. Visitors can explore fascinating historical galleries and exhibitions of art and culture from around the world. Glenbow is conveniently located in downtown Calgary on Stephen Avenue Mall, just steps from the Calgary Tower and one block away from the C-Train LRT line.

To May 22 David Altmejd: The Vessel. Internationally renowned artist David Altmejd's enormous crystalline sculpture seems to depict an elaborate act of creation caught in a suspended animation of simultaneous formation and disintegration. Organized by the National Gallery of Canada. Canadian Stories: The View From Here. In response to Canada 150, this exhibition uses historical, modern, and contemporary art from Glenbow's collection to explore iconic Canadian themes from a western perspective. To Sep 10 North of Ordinary: The Arctic Photographs of Geraldine and Douglas Moodie. The exhibition draws on an extraordinary 2015 donation to Glenbow of almost 500 vintage negatives from the Moodies, as well as the photographers' diaries, reports, and photo registers. Curated by Susan Kooyman. Presented in conjunction with the Exposure Photography Festival.

REPRESENTING: M.N. Hutchinson, Maxwell Bates, John Snow, Laura Evans Reid, W.L. Stevenson, Dorothy Henzell Willis, Bill Viola, Geraldine Moodie, Douglas Moodie, David Altmejd


photoHerringer Kiss Gallery
709A 11th Ave SW
Calgary, AB
T2R 0E3
Tel: 403-228-4889
Fax:
403-228-4809
Hours: tues-fri 10am-5:30pm sat 11am-5pm
E-mail: info@herringerkissgallery.com
Web: www.herringerkissgallery.com

Herringer Kiss Gallery, established in 2002 by Deborah Herringer Kiss, focuses on contemporary fine art by emerging, mid-career and established artists from across Canada and the United States. The gallery's programming includes, solo, duo, group and thematic exhibitions in all mediums that support interesting and engaging dialogue of the current art world. The gallery is dedicated to the promotion of our artists and placement of their work in important collections as well as working with individual clients to assist them in building strong collections.

Apr 6-May 6 Dennis Ekstedt: Shell of Light, paintings that explore the luminosity and ethereality of illuminated landscapes and light phenomena by depicting atmospheres, cityscapes, and architectures composed of many small lights and luminous forms. HK Incubator Project Space Pilar Mehlis: Current Interloper, work in sculpture, drawing, and painting that uses the hybrid fish/human figure, which the artist calls "Antrofish," to metaphorically illustrate the many aspects of the migration and immigration experience.

REPRESENTING: Fiona Ackerman, Elizabeth Barnes, David Burdeny, Eszter Burghardt, Curtis Cutshaw, Renee Duval, Marjan Eggermont, Dennis Ekstedt, Toni Hafkenscheid, Siobhan Humston, Laurel Johannesson, Harry Kiyooka, Bill Laing, Angela Leach, Eric Louie, Katie Ohe, Reinhard Skoracki, Mario Trejo, Ben van Netten, Lauren Walker, Ken Webb, Michael Davidson, Joe Fleming, Nate McLeod, Jason Frizzell, Tia Halliday and Angela Grossmann.


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