Categories: Arts & Culture

Portfolio: weekly art listings

Art Gallery of St. Albert

Ken HouseGo presents a series of multimedia three-dimensional objects in The Prairies, The Maritimes and a Few Lakes. Opening reception to be held tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. in conjunction with the September ArtWalk. Artist will be in attendance. A walk-through tour will take place from 12:05 to 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 21. Until Sat., Sept. 30.

19 Perron St., St. Albert; 780-460-4310; www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca

Visual Arts Studio Association

Feathers and Fur is a selection of Tammy Taylor’s Realist portraits of animals. Opening reception to be held tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. in conjunction with the September ArtWalk. Artist will be in attendance. Until Sat., Sept. 30. Taylor will offer a drawing and painting workshop on her techniques from 1 to 4 p.m. on closing day as part of Alberta Culture Days. Free of charge. No pre-registration is necessary. All materials will be supplied.

Welder Joanne Guthrie has a display of her work in the Corridor Gallery. Until Tues., Oct. 10.

25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave., St. Albert; 780-460-5990. www.vasa-art.com

Musée Héritage Museum

Take Your Best Shot is the museum’s annual youth photo exhibit, being shown now instead of in the late autumn to coincide with Canada Day. The show’s theme is My Canada. Also features contributions from members of the St. Albert Photography Club. Until Sunday.

The museum also has a selection of artworks by First Nations and Metis artists Alex Janvier, Terry McCue, and Leah Dorion, all of whom are represented in the Art Gallery of St. Albert’s Collection and its Rental and Sales Gallery. The display will run in conjunction with the September ArtWalk. Until the end of the month.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.); 780-459-1528. www.museeheritage.ca

Gallery 7 at the Bookstore on Perron

Andrew Rachynski and Tony Overweel will represent the St. Albert Painters’ Guild in conjunction with the September ArtWalk. Until the end of the month.

7 Perron St. www.paintersguild.ca

Youth Gallery at the Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features the work of students from St. Albert Catholic High School. Until Fri., Sept. 29.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.). 780-651-5735; www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca/learning-discovery/teachers-schools/programs/youth-gallery

St. Albert Public Library

The library has the works of emerging artist Kateryna Young on display in conjunction with the September ArtWalk. Until the end of the month.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.). 780-459-1530; www.sapl.ca

W.A.R.E.S. Store

A member of the Floral Arts Guild will be composing a floral arrangement using greens, flowers and twigs/cones commonly found in your yard in the fall, as part of the September ArtWalk. Until the end of the month.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.). www.sapvac.ca

Assiniboia Hall – University of Alberta

Saddle Lake Cree artist Tashina Makokis offers Ugly Portraits and Erotic Landscapes, “a reflection on colonial settler violence and gaze,” presented by the U of A’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Until Mon., Oct. 16

femlab gallery, 1-50 Assiniboia Hall. ualbertafemlab.wordpress.com

Muttart Conservatory

True North – Celebrating Canada 150 is a new exhibit by the Sculptors’ Association of Alberta featuring the works of VASA artist Helen Rogers, and others including Larry Andreoff, Jackie Bagley, Fran Cuyler, Keith Kobylka, Ritchie Velthuis, and Keith Turnbull. Until today.

9626 96A St. in Edmonton. 780-668-6300 and www.sculptorsassociation.ca

Women’s Art Museum

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

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

St. Albert Seniors’ Association

The St. Albert Photography Club has a rotating selection of artistic photographs on display in the foyer area of Red Willow Place. New works on display until September.

7 Taché St.; www.stalbertphotoclub.com

Alcove Gallery – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Ten Voices features the photographic and print works of Alberta artists including Candace Makowichuk, Julya Hajnoczky, Wes Bell and Gerry Dotto, among others. Opening reception tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. Artists will be in attendance. Until Sun., Oct. 15. Exhibit moves to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from Oct. 18 to Nov. 29.

1415 14 Ave. NW in Calgary; www.jubileeauditorium.com/InTheCommunity/JubeArt/Alcove

Leighton Art Centre

Rug hooking artist Rachelle LeBlanc presents Transformations, her exhibit of hooked sculptures. Until Sun., Sept. 24. She will offer a workshop on finding the design process on closing day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

282027 144 St. W. in Foothills. 403-931-3633 and www.leightoncentre.org

Upcoming events and news

St. Albert’s ArtWalk season ends with the last event taking place tomorrow evening. There are eight venues including WARES, St. Albert Public Library, Musée Héritage Museum, A Boutique Gallery Bar By Gracie Jane, Art Gallery of St. Albert (and its Rental and Sales Gallery), Bookstore On Perron, VASA Gallery, and The Collective. The September ArtWalk features street artists Adedamola Adebesin, Amanda Penner, Autism Artistry (with Ben and Grant Kurtz), Cas Plester, Ceilidh and Meighan Johnson, Chelsea Davis, Dannielle McLane, Dwayne Huzar, Elizabeth Reid, Frances Pelletier, Jana Brodkin-Singh, Jinzhe Cui, Judy Schafers, Julie Witten-Land, Karen Newman, Kateryna Young, Lambert Bordeaux, Lillian Richards, Lizette Duvenage, Maria Sieben, Megan Irvine, Megan Jankauskas, Mehdi Zemouri, Michele Morency, Sarah Hudson, Diane Etcheverry, Taylor Campbell, Tereza Siryova, and Vasudha Tiwari. www.artwalkstalbert.com

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.