Art Minute: High Energy 25 – Abstract

In this Art Minute we are looking at different approaches to abstraction as seen in our virtual High Energy 25 exhibition. We will delve into three wildly different works, created by local high school art students. Broadly defined, abstraction can be seen in any artwork that steers away from precisely representing the external world. Abstraction […]


Meet the Artist: Elene Hartman

In today’s meet the artist we’re going behind the scenes with talented artist and instructor Elene Hartman! Here Elene shares the fascinating process of creating raku pottery in her home studio. Find Elene’s work in the Gallery Shop at http://artgalleryofstalbert.ca/galleryshop/elene-hartman/ and join her for future community pottery programs and school field trips at Art Gallery of St. […]


Art Nook at Home: DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Have you ever wondered how to create a detailed chalk drawing with unique, vibrant colours? In Art Nook at Home today we’re sharing a chalk paint recipe that you can customize and use on any sidewalk surface! Mix up this recipe in your kitchen then head outside to get creative and enjoy the sun! Share […]


Art Minute: High Energy 25, Drawing

In today’s Art Minute we will be looking at three stunning drawings from our virtual High Energy 25 exhibition. These black and white pieces each show off the expressive potential of drawing through a variety of materials, subjects and approaches to mark-making. Visit http://artgalleryofstalbert.ca/…/exh…/high-energy-25-online/ to see all of the incredible works in High Energy 25. This Art […]


I Spy

Today we’re bringing you a digital i-spy featuring the patterns and textures seen in works from our Rental & Sales Gallery! Take a look at the 9 detail images then click through the artwork to find each one. Be sure to look closely and have fun!⁠ Visit http://artgalleryofstalbert.ca/shop/rentalsales/ to view the full Rental & Sales Gallery artwork […]


Art Minute: High Energy 25, Elsa Zahar Memorial Award Winner, Jozee Clayton

In this week’s Art Minute we are taking a close look at Oscar, by Jozee Clayton. Jozee is the winner of this year’s Elsa Zahar Memorial award, which is given out annually as part of the High Energy exhibition. For this award, a jury of professional artists and Art Gallery of St. Albert staff select […]


Art Nook at Home: Looking at Nature

In this Art Nook at Home we are walking you through creating your own phenology wheel! Phenology is the observation of seasonal and cyclic changes in the natural world. When does the snow start receding, and first flowers appear? When do the robins return? When do the cottonwoods begin to bud? When are the seasons […]


I Spy

Today we’re bringing you a digital i-spy featuring even more works from our Rental & Sales Gallery! Take a look at the materials images provided (courtesy of The Gilded Rabbit ) and then click through the artwork images to match each work to its medium. Be sure to look closely and have fun!⁠ We will post the […]


Art Nook at Home: Creative COVID Masks

In today’s Art Nook at Home we’re making creative COVID masks! This fun art project can be made with materials you happen to have around the house. Get creative and make a mask that will have others smiling along with you when you wear it. Gather your materials then click through the images to follow […]


Art Nook at Home: Wool Needle Felting with Tessa Stanley

In this Art Nook at Home, Art Gallery of St. Albert Studio Instructor Tessa Stanley walks you through the process of wool needle felting! Follow along with Tessa to create an image using wool roving and a piece of felt. Once your image is complete and you understand the basics of needle felting, you can […]