June 1 – July 29, 2017
Take a walk through the wonderfully vibrant world of art educator and artist Twyla Exner. Technological Wanders explores the potential of technology to go awry, spawning mutant living forms that thrive in the manmade landscape. Emerging from the idea of technological and electronic self-reproduction, these works imagine the evolution of electronic devices.
Opening Reception and Artwalk: Thursday, June 1, 6–9pm, artist walkthrough at 7pm
Walkthrough Tours: Thursday, June 15, 12:05–12:45pm
Thursday July 20, 12:05–12:45pm
View a full list of our 2017 exhibitions in our catalogue.
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August 3 – September 2, 2017
The creative process is a healer. Healing Process brings together three artists who each use their artistic practice to explore the illnesses of their loved ones, to shed light on treatment, pain and tragedy, and reconcile their own emotions and understanding of their experiences.
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 3, 6–9pm
Walkthrough Tour: Thursday, August 17, 12:05–12:45pm
Aug 12 – Sept 30, 2017
Through the medium of Mail Art, the Dreaming of Canada project shares aspirations, hopes and impressions surrounding Canada. An array of artist’s works will be selected from the project for an exhibition that culminates during Alberta Culture Days. The full exhibit and more information on taking part is available at DreamingOfCanada.ca
Opening Reception: September 7, 6–9pm
September 7 – 30, 2017
Ken HouseGo, Northern Incantation. Photo by Douglas Duplessis. Mixed materials, 1991
Grande Prairie art veteran Ken HouseGo articulates the many places he calls “home” in a rich and colourful exhibition that connects place, home and geography. The Prairies, the Maritimes and a Few Lakes is an artistic survey spanning many years. A celebration of the artist’s experiences, achievements and memories, it chronicles the wide geography of Canada with sentimental, yet thoughtful prose.
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 7, 6–9pm
Walkthrough Tour: Thursday, September 21, 12:05–12:45pm
October 5 – 28, 2017
Peter Ivens, Repoussoir, acrylic on canvas. 30×36″, 2016
Painter Peter Ivens describes himself as a student of the natural world. His classroom comprises the rivers, mountains and skies surrounding his home in the Bow River Valley. His practice is an evolving study of the wonders of nature, and his works respond to the ever-changing landscapes of colour, water and light in the Alberta wilderness.
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 7, 6–9pm
Walkthrough Tour: Thursday, October 19, 12:05–12:45pm
November 2 – December 2, 2017
Terry McCue, Untitled, oil on canvas. 20×24″, 2016
Terry McCue is a self-taught Ojibwa painter inspired by an array of influences. McCue was born on Curve Lake Reserve, Ontario, and has spent much his life working and living in First Nations communities, and his connection to them is clear in his work. Having enjoyed great success as a painter over the last 20 plus years, he is known for large, distinctive, bold works that represent the interconnectedness of all living creatures.
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 2:30–5pm
Walkthrough Tour: Thursday, November 16, 12:05–12:45pm
December 7, 2017 – January 27, 2018
Outrospectives empowers us to think creatively, reinforce our relationships with others and –perhaps one day- create radical and meaningful social transformation.
Utilizing photography and printmaking, Nathalie Daoust, Florin Hategan and Edwin Janzen interrogate assumptions of identity, place and meaning. These diverse artists present their own Outrospectives, encouraging us to broaden our preconceptions of the outside world and its occupants.
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 9, 2:30–5pm
Walkthrough Tour: Thursday, December 21, 12:05–12:45pm