Portfolio: weekly art listings


Art Gallery of St. Albert

High Energy 23 is now on display. The show features the visual art of students from the following local schools: Bellerose Composite High School, Paul Kane High School, St. Albert Catholic High School, Outreach High School, École Secondaire Sainte Marguerite d’Youville and École Alexandre-Taché. Until Sat., June 2.

The gallery has relocated to its temporary space during extensive renovations. #100, 6D Perron St. 780-460-4310; www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca

Visual Arts Studio Association

Friends of Mine by Denise Lefebvre is now on display. Until Sat., June 2.

Not Just a Landscape by Doris Charest is now on display in the Corridor Gallery. Until Wed., July 11.

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

Musée Héritage Museum

The museum welcomes a double exhibit this month. The Witness Blanket Project by Carey Newman (Ha-yalth-kingeme) and Forget-Me-Not, Métis Rose by Lisa Shepherd and Kristi Bridgeman are both now open. Until Sunday, June 3.

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

Youth Gallery at the Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features the work of art students from École Secondaire Sainte Marguerite d’Youville. Until Friday, June 15.

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

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.

7 Taché St.; www.stalbertphotoclub.com

Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC

Max Quilliam is one of the exhibiting artists for Re-Imaging Normal, part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts’ Travelling Exhibition (TREX) program. The opening reception (to be held on Wed., May 23) will feature a panel of guests discussing aspects of LGBTQ+ history in Alberta in an effort to foster a re-evaluation of what ‘normal’ can mean in the 21st century. The panel includes Quilliam as well as the Honourable Ricardo Miranda (Minister of Culture and Tourism), Michelle Lavoie and Shane Golby (co-curators), artists Daniel Beaudin and Adebayo Katiiti, as well as Chris Carson (executive director of Visual Arts Alberta/CARFAC) and Luca Petryshyn (AFA Collections Committee Chair). The panel discussion is free to attend but seating is limited so pre-registration is recommended. It starts at 6 p.m. while the reception starts at 7:30 p.m. The exhibit will run until Sat., July 21.

3rd floor of the Harcourt House Building, 10215 112 St. in Edmonton. 780-421-1731 & www.carfacalberta.com

YEG Canvas

The new rotation of artworks is now on display for the Edmonton Arts Council’s third annual public art project. Look for new works on various billboard and LRT poster locations throughout the capital city. VASA artist Rick Rogers’ work Interdependence can be found on an Edmonton billboard at 50 Street south of 72 Avenue on the east side facing north. A new set of the limited edition #YEGCanvas trading cards will also be available at EAC events.


Alberta Branded

Façonner is the new showcase of artistic talent from across the province featuring 10 different artists including Doris Charest. Until January 2019.

The Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre is found on the main floor of the Edmonton Federal Building, 9820 107 St. in Edmonton. 780-422-3982; www.assembly.ab.ca/visitorcentre/abBranded.html

Edmonton City Hall

Edmonton’s cemetery artist in residence Candace Makowichuk has an exhibit of her photographic art called Time Passes, Love Remains. Until Monday, May 21.

1 Sir Winston Churchill Ave. in Edmonton. www.edmontonarts.ca

ArtPoint Gallery and Studios Society

Doris Charest and Karen Blanchet are joined by Sabine Lecorre-Moore and Daniele Petit to represent the artists’ collective called Devenir. Their new exhibit is an art installation of mobiles and paintings. Until May 26.

1139 11 St. SE in Calgary. 403-265-6867 & www.artpoint.ca

Upcoming events and news

ArtWalk returns on Thursday, June 7 to locations both inside and outside all around the Perron District from 6 to 8:30 p.m. www.artwalkstalbert.com

The Whyte Avenue Art Walk is on from July 6 to 8. www.art-walk.ca


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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.