Art Minute: In the Studio with Lynn Malin

There is only 1 week left to see Lynn Malin’s amazing solo exhibition Landwatch! To celebrate this beautiful exhibition, today’s Art Minute will be going behind the scenes to take a look at Lynn Malin’s studio. Art studios are brilliant and unique spaces, which can say a lot about a particular artist and their practice. […]


Art Nook at Home: Drawing with Charcoal

In today’s Art Nook at Home, we are going over the basics of drawing with charcoal with our Summer Gallery Program Assistant, Tessa. Get your materials ready and follow along with the steps in our video to create your very own charcoal drawing!


CAXIXI RATTLE: CULTURE DAYS WORKSHOP ONLINE

Join Africans and Descendants St. Albert and Art Gallery of St. Albert in a celebration of culture. Music meets art in this virtual class where we will create a “Caxixi Rattle” together. These beautiful rattles are percussion instruments found across Africa and South America, traditionally crafted through basket weaving, utilizing gourds and seeds. The rattles […]


Art Nook at Home: Orange Shirt Project

Orange Shirt Day is a time to honour Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools throughout Canada. This creative project is designed to support the healing journey of survivors and their families, and to express an ongoing commitment to reconciliation. Before you start to create this art project, please learn how and why […]


Art Minute: Light (Landwatch Exhibition)

Lynn Malin’s stunning exhibition Landwatch captures some of the most beautiful elements of the landscape around St. Albert and Edmonton. She focuses on the colours and textures of our surroundings, capturing that special Alberta light. This week’s art minute explores her approach to capturing light, and the special materials that she uses in these works. […]


Art Minute: Virtual Exhibition of the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA)

Today we will begin our look at the virtual exhibition of the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA). Due to COVID-19, this brilliant international exhibition was shifted from being hosted in person at the Art Gallery of St. Albert to an online exhibition. ISEA members represent a huge range of artists, styles, and creative approaches. […]


Art Nook at Home: Creative Quilting

In today’s Art Nook at Home, we’re taking inspiration from our current staircase feature: the St. Albert Quilters Guild’s 40th Anniversary Quilt. Here we’ll show you how to make a decorative or functional quilt of any size without needing a long-arm quilting machine. A quilt is usually composed of 2 layers of fabric with padding […]


Art Nook at Home: Collage Scene

Do you have shelves full of old books and magazines collecting dust? In this Art Nook at Home we’ll use books, magazines, and materials you have around your home to create either an indoor or outdoor image with collage. Take inspiration from around you to re-create a room in your house or one of your […]


Meet the Artist: Lynn Malin

Artist Lynn Malin has been creating art in the St. Albert area for over 35 years. One of her favorite places to paint is in the Botanical Arts city. In this “Meet the Artist”, learn more about that and about her inspiration for the exhibit Landwatch, currently on display at the Art Gallery of St. […]


Art Nook at Home: Drawing Realism, Tips and Tricks 

Are you struggling with proportions and composition in your realistic drawing or painting? Here are some tips and tricks to help you get it right:  Create a viewfinder:  Viewfinders are a helpful tool when deciding on the composition of your drawing  What you’ll need:  Paper, cardboard, mat board, or foam core cut into “L” shapes   Paperclips, binder clips, […]