Archive for the Alberta art Tag

David Hoffos Speaks!

I spoke with Lethbridge artist David Hoffos a few days ago on the eve of his excellent, magical exhibition Scenes from a House Dream, a long term, five-phase series of illusionary installation works that premiered in 2008 in Lethbridge, Alberta at The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, before going to the National Gallery in Ottawa (where I saw it.) The show
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News: Curator of 2010 Alberta Biennale Announced

Richard Rhodes, editor of Canadian Art magazine, will curate the 7th Alberta Biennale at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton. Walter May, History, 1989. Image: ccca.ca Rhodes, who is planning a series of studio visits with artists from the province, commented on how many great and overlooked artists are living and working in Alberta. He plans to mix in
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Underrated Canadian Artist: Graham Peacock

Painter Graham Peacock has been teaching painting at the University of Alberta since 1969, when he arrived in Canada from England. Graham Peacock, Valor, 2003. Image: grahampeacock.com Perhaps not strictly speaking underrated, Peacock has been exhibiting throughout Canada on a regular basis since 1971. In 2003 he had an exhibition of recent work at the New New Painting Museum in
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VoCA Recommends…Public Art Interventions in Grande Prairie, Alberta

Here Now or Nowhere Throughout January 2009 Grande Prairie, Alberta Presented by the Prairie Art Gallery Jon Sasaki, The Destination and the Journey, 2007, video still Here Now or Nowhere and is an exhibition of temporary public interventions taking place throughout downtown Grande Prairie, in Alberta. Where is Grande Prairie? It’s located 456 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. The population of
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The Works festival, Edmonton

The Works Art & Design Festival, Edmonton Friday June 20 – July 2, 2008 This free, city-wide arts festival, sponsored in part by the city, the province and Canadian Heritage, sees over 400 artist’s work showcased in 28 sites housing 44 exhibitions. The original Fantastic Planet poster. Image: aquabooks.ca Highlights include: -The film Fantastic Planet (Click HERE for more on
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