Portfolio: weekly art listings


Art Gallery of St. Albert

Changing the Landscape features artworks by Viktor Brim, Matthew Allan Clarke and Jeff Wilson. Until Saturday, Sept. 29.

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

Authentic Art is an exhibit of works produced by individuals with developmental disabilities who are participants of the Authentic Art program, which runs Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. An exhibition of the students’ works is held every two years in conjunction of StArtsFest as part of Alberta Culture Days. Viewers can vote on their favourite work, which will then be added to the program’s permanent collection. Until Saturday, Sept. 29.

Carol Brown presents Rural Road Trip in the Corridor Gallery starting Thursday, Sept. 13.

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

Musée Héritage Museum

In Their Footsteps: A Century of Aboriginal Footwear in the Canadian West features a display and examination of Indigenous footwear from the Dené, Cree, Métis and Plains peoples of Western Canada, with stories of the makers. Until Sunday, Oct. 21.

Lynn Malin will also have works (borrowed from the Art Gallery of St. Albert’s art rental and sales gallery) on display in conjunction with ArtWalk. Until the end of September.

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

Youth Gallery at the Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features works by art students from St. Albert Catholic High School. Until Saturday, 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

Library staff present their own art in an exhibit called SAPL’s Got Talent in conjunction with ArtWalk. Artists include Charity Ambs, Victoria Armstrong, Brenda Batchelor, Luise Mendler-Johnson, Joanne Root, Kirsten Throndson and Kathleen Troppmann. Until the end of September.

5 St. Anne St.; 780-459-1530; www.sapl.ca

Bookstore on Perron

St. Albert Painters Guild members Pamela Wolfe, Pat Trudeau, Valerie Smith and Michele Ho Lung will have works on display in Gallery 7 in the back of the bookstore in conjunction with ArtWalk. Until the end of September.

7 Perron St.; 780-458-3155; www.bookstoreonperron.com

The Collective

Mouth painter Oksana Izio will have works on display in conjunction with ArtWalk. Until the end of September.

#100, 43 St. Thomas St.; 780-470-2059; www.stalbert.ca/city/collective

Confections Cake Co.

Sean Bradshaw, Joshua Alexander and Stephanie Kapteyn have paintings on display in conjunction with ArtWalk. Until the end of September.

#140, 15 Perron St.; 587-873-6502; www.facebook.com/confectionscakeco

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

Musée Morinville Museum

The Morinville Art Club has a rotating selection of art on display.

10010 101 St. in Morinville; 780-572-5585; www.museemorinvillemuseum.com

Jake’s Gallery & Framing

ReSurfacing is a show of new landscape works by the Surfaces Art Co-operative: Allison Argy-Burgess, Brenda Kim Christiansen, Dawn LeBlanc, Leona Olausen, Sharon Moore-Foster and Rhonda Vickers. Until Saturday, Sept. 29.

10441 123 St. in Edmonton; 780-426-4649; www.jakesframing.com

Galerie Cité

Conversations with Pen and Brush features paintings by Father Douglas OSF and poetry by Jocelyne Verret. Until Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Galerie Cité is located in La Cité Francophone, 8627 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury (91 St.) in Edmonton. 780-463-1144; www.lacitefranco.ca/galerie-cite

The Front Gallery

Occupied People features the works of Jennifer Poburan, Jeff Sylvester, Paddy Lamb, Michelle Neumann, Ira Hoffecker, Krista Hamilton, Tom Gale, Kari Duke, Steve Coffey, Robert Lemay, David Bolduc, Mimmo Paladino, Sandro Chia and Tony Scherman. Opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Artists will be in attendance. Until Wednesday, Oct. 10.

10402 124 St. in Edmonton; 780-488-2952; www.thefrontgallery.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.


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

Art on the Inside Gallery/Mezzanine Gallery

Karen Blanchet, Doris Charest and Judy Schafers present their joint exhibit Sacred at the gallery in the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. Until Wednesday, Sept. 19.

10230 111 Ave. Edmonton; 780-735-7999; www.albertahealthservices.ca/grh/grh.aspx

Loft Gallery

Suzan Berwald presents When Calls the Land, an exhibit of pastel interpretations of Alberta’s diverse landscape. Until Sunday, Oct. 28.

The A.J. Ottewell Community Centre (the Red Barn) is located at 590 Broadmoor Blvd. in Sherwood Park. 780-449-4443 & www.artstrathcona.com/loftgallery

Naess Gallery

Love|Everything|Forever is a solo exhibit by VASA artist Peter Gegolick. Until Tuesday, Sept. 18.

The gallery is located within the Paint Spot, 10032 81 Ave. in Edmonton. 780-432-0240; www.paintspot.ca/naess-gallery

Spruce Grove Art Gallery

The Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove presents its Open Art Competition featuring 140 works by Alberta artists including VASA members Susan Casault, Gail Seeman and Carroll Charest, among others. Until Friday, Sept. 28.

#35, 5 Ave. (in the Melcor Cultural Centre) in Spruce Grove; 780-962-0664; www.alliedartscouncil.com/spruce-grove-art-gallery

FAB Gallery

Intermedia artist Brad Necyk will present Telling Stories Otherwise, a research-creation exhibition for his PhD candidacy in psychiatry. Closing reception on Friday, Sept. 20, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Artist will be in attendance. Until Saturday, Sept. 22.

1-1 Fine Arts Building at the University of Alberta; www.ualberta.ca/arts/shows/gallery-listings

Kiwanis Gallery

The Collective Devenir with Karen Blanchet and Suzan Berwald present Abundance. Until Sunday, Oct. 14.

The gallery is located in the Red Deer Public Library, 4818 49 St. in Red Deer; 403-348-2787; www.facebook.com/reddeerartscouncil

Hub @ 302

Doris Charest presents Untouched at the new Calgary gallery run by the Alberta Society of Artists. Reception on Saurday, Sept. 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with an artist talk and demonstration at 2 p.m. Until Monday, Oct. 29.

#302, 1235 26 Ave. SE in Calgary; 403-265-0012; www.albertasocietyofartists.com

Upcoming events and news

Fifty-Eight Online Art Auction culminates in a fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 14 at Artelier Studios at the Paint Spot. The event is meant to help Amy Alain and her family after she was diagnosed with lung cancer. Visit www.facebook.com/nightofartists for information and for an album of artwork up for auction. 10007 80 Ave. in Edmonton.

The Indigenous Artist Market Collective offers authentic, locally handcrafted works by three or four Indigenous artists at its booth every Saturday at the Edmonton Downtown Outdoor Farmers Market. Recent feature artists included Jeannette Sommers, Krista Leddy and Darlene Logan. Look for booths 79 and 81 just across from the Blue Plate Diner, 10145 104 St NW, Edmonton. The market runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday until Oct. 6. www.city-market.ca

The Fall Gallery Walk takes place at eight Edmonton art galleries in the Gallery District on 124 Street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 and from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. www.124street.ca/art/gallery-walk


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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.