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Kristin Anderson's The Pop Artist is one of her very vibrant works on display for her show at the Artisan Nook at The Paint Spot in Edmonton.

Paddy Lamb is bringing his new exhibit The More I Gather to the gallery from Thursday, Dec. 1 to Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. An opening reception will take place tomorrow from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The artist will be in attendance and will conduct a guided artist walkthrough starting at 6:30 p.m. A public walkthrough will also take place on Dec. 15 from 12 to 12:30 p.m. Attendance is free.

Also open is Blood, Toil, Tears featuring works by Marcel Belley, David Bowering, Bruno Canadien, Tony Stallard, Barbara Todd and Dean Turner. Until this Saturday.


Thank Our Stars, VASA’s holiday season members’ show features works by Bev Bunker, Bruce Thompson, Carroll Charest, Cheryl Moskaluk, Claudette Pelletier-Hannah, Doris Charest, Helen Rogers, Judy Leila Schafers, Kevin Wilson, Melissa Humeniuk, Teresa Graham, Victoria Armstrong and others. An opening reception and gala fundraiser will take place tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. Many artists will be in attendance. The show runs until Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. www.vasa-art.com

Luise Mendler Johnson has works created with the theme of ‘Scaling Up’ now on display in the Corridor Gallery. Until Tuesday, Dec. 13.


Take Your Best Shot is the annual youth photo exhibit from local photographers in grades 3 through 12. Until Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.


An exhibition featuring a mixture of pieces completed by Paul Kane High School students working on a variety of themes including Copies of the Masters, Cross Contour work, Piles of Shoes, and Wrapped Animals. Artists include Jacob Pickering, Hannah Ferguson, Matthew Unsworth, Brooklynne Trieber, Victoria Belyea, Gennevieve Fines, Brooklynn Foote, Anna Bobinski, Sierra Wirsch, Natalie Bender, Liessa Abdella, Amelia Bizon, Kristyn Davey, Emma Berglund, Kaelyn McEwan, Sierra Wirsch, Ella Grant, Amelia Bizon, Holly McCarthy, and Ruby Forsyth. Until today.


Doris Charest and Father Douglas are two of 10 artists participating in Works on Paper. The show has moved to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary. Until Thursday, Dec. 15. 1415 14 Ave. NW in Calgary.

Rick Rogers has a new solo exhibition called TheOlogies in the Alcove Gallery of the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on the second floor. Until Thursday, Dec. 15.


Little Kitchens is an exhibition of small artworks created by Canadian women artists. The 10th anniversary exhibit will be on display until October 2017.

La Cité Francophone, #200, 8627 91 St. in Edmonton. 780-803-2016/www.wamsoc.ca

The Edmonton Arts Council’s award-winning urban art exhibition has returned to bring visual culture to the cityscape. It features 45 new artworks by 38 artists displayed on 10 billboards located throughout Edmonton. Artists include Allison Argy-Burgess and Karen Klassen. Until April 2017. 780-424-2787/www.edmontonarts.ca

Under the Microscope is Kristin Anderson’s new exhibit studying what the biological cellular structures of famous people or characters would look like when magnified. It opens tomorrow and an opening reception will take place on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. The artist will be in attendance. Until Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017.


Dreaming with my Great Mother is a travelling exhibit from the Art Gallery of Alberta’s TREX program. It features the work of Carla Rae Taylor, Camille Louis and Heather Shillinglaw, three contemporary First Nation artists whose works share journeys and narratives activated by animal spirits, symbols, and nature-based inspirations. Until Sunday, Dec. 4.


Angelica Lynch has an exhibition of her paintings coming to display at City Hall in Fort Saskatchewan. It will be open from Friday, Dec. 2 to Friday, Dec. 30 with an opening reception on Monday, Dec. 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. The artist will be in attendance. 10005 102 St. in Fort Saskatchewan

The Art Gallery of St. Albert is also promoting Canadiana-rama, its 27th annual fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 starting at 6:30 p.m. at St. Albert Place. Details at www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca.

Scott Hayes: Scott Hayes joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2008. Scott writes about the arts, entertainment, movies, culture, community groups, and charities. He also writes general news, features, columns and profiles on people.