Portfolio: weekly art listings


Art Gallery of St. Albert

Dancing the Earth features works by Leah Dorion. Until Saturday, Nov. 10.

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

Shelby Willis presents Nature Wears the Colour of the Spirit in the main gallery. Until Saturday, Dec. 1.

Carol Brown presents Rural Road Trip in the Corridor Gallery.

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

Youth Gallery at the Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features works from art students at St. Albert Catholic High School. Until the end of November.

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

St. Albert Public Library

In continuing its support of ArtWalk, the library will now have new exhibits of work on its walls throughout the year. VASA artist Rick Rogers has a series of mixed media and acrylic works this month.

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

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

Muttart Conservatory

Kateryna Young presents an exhibit entitled Sparkling and Mysterious World. Until Friday, Nov. 9.

9626 96A St. in Edmonton. www.edmonton.ca/attractions_events/muttart-conservatory.aspx

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 on the main floor of the Edmonton Federal Building, 9820 107 St. in Edmonton; 780-422-3982; www.assembly.ab.ca/visitorcentre/abBranded.html

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts

The ACUA’s Signature Artist Series is a fine craft exhibition featuring a display of works by two of Edmonton’s most beloved folk artists: Myroslava Oksentiuk and St. Albert’s Nataliia Iashnikova. Until the end of November.

The ACUA Gallery and Artisan Boutique is located at 9534 87 St. in Edmonton. www.acuarts.ca

Upcoming events and news

Big Lake Artists’ Studios is having its third annual open house and sale featuring 100 paintings for $100 each. It takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Paper-makers will be doing a live demonstration. Everyone is welcome. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations for the St. Albert Food Bank. www.facebook.com/BigLakeArtists

The Country Craft Fair is everybody’s favourite annual craft sale and fundraiser. There will be vendors aplenty (including studio and guild artists) offering art, food, body, bath, festive, decor, photography, pottery, quilting, and much more in the foyer of City Hall and in the studios. Free admission and free parking. It runs Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Albert Place. www.sapvac.ca

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 Farmers Market, which has moved from its summer outdoor setting to inside Edmonton City Hall (on the north side of Churchill Square) every Saturday until May 11, 2019. Recent feature artists included Jeannette Sommers, Krista Leddy and Darlene Logan. The market runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday. www.city-market.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.