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INUIT ART SEMI-FINALISTS Among the 15 semi-finalists in the seventh annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition announced in June were Matthew Brown, Holger Kalberg, Krisdy Shindler and Etienne Zack of Vancouver, and Chris Millar of Calgary. The work of these semi-finalists, chosen from more than 400 artists who submitted approximately 1,200 entries, will become part of a national exhibition tour scheduled to arrive at Vancouver’s Bau-Xi Gallery October 23 to 31. The winner of this competition for emerging artists will receive $25,000 and be announced in September. More info at




Pablo Picasso: Le Sculpteur (The

The Vancouver Art Gallery hosts Picasso: Drawings and Prints from the National Gallery of Canada & Selected Paintings from International Collections October 15 to January 16, 2006. With this show the VAG has assembled the greatest number of Picasso paintings ever exhibited in Vancouver, and the most important collection of Picasso’s graphic work in the country. Protean Picasso, the showcase of graphic works, is curated by Diana Nemiroff, and Selected Paintings is curated by Ian Thom. More info at

Sculptor), 1931 (Paris), oil on

BOARD MEMBERS APPOINTED Two Western Canadians have been 14 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005

plywood, 50 1/2” x 38”, Museé National Picasso ©Picasso Estate (Paris) / SODRAC (Montreal), 2005

appointed to the Canada Council for the Arts by Canadian Heritage Minister Liza Frulla. Amir Ali Alibhai, a visual artist, independent curator, writer and arts programmer at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver, and Esther Ondrack, an arts supporter with extensive management experience in the petroleum industry in Edmonton, join Regina artist David Thauberger, a council member since February 2002 whose term was renewed for another three years this February. More info at

Art Toronto 2005, this year’s version of the annual Toronto International Art Fair, is coming up November 3 to 7 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Exhibit Hall E. Look for a strong Vancouver contingent exhibiting again this year, including: Bau-Xi (also in Toronto); Bjornson Kajiwara; Monte Clark; Equinox; Diane Farris; Catriona Jeffries; and Gallery Jones. Loch Gallery of Winnipeg and Toronto is participating again, as are Winnipeg-based othergallery, Calgary’s TrépanierBaer and Douglas Udell Gallery of Edmonton and Vancouver. Go to for details.

WILL HE MEDAL? Regina painter Andrew Salgado represents Team Canada December 7 to 17 at the Games of La Francophonie in Niger, Africa. Only at the Games of La Francophonie are sports and cultural activities represented in a competitive context — like the athletes, winning artists receive gold, silver or bronze medals. Salgado was

ItuKiagâtta! Inuit Sculpture from the Collection of the TD Bank Financial Group, organized and circulated by the National Gallery of Canada, features 51 bone, stone and ivory sculptures dating from 1945 to 1967. The exhibition schedule includes stops at: The Winnipeg Art Gallery until September 5; the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia September 23 to November 20; the Edmonton Art Gallery December 9 to February 26, 2006; the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria April 6 to June 11, 2006; and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 29 to October 8, 2006.

STONE SYMPOSIUM BC artists Kent Laforme of Victoria and Kathryn Ellis of Denman Island are two of seven Canadian artists participating in The Atlantic Stone Carving Symposium August 28 to September 10 in Inverness, Nova Scotia. The event is the first stone carving symposium in Atlantic Canada and one of very few in North America. For more info visit

SCULPTURE BIENNALE The Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale, a celebration of art in public spaces, kicks off September 22 with a VIP media launch to introduce the nine major Biennale events. The Biennale includes 35 sculptures by 23 artists representing 13 countries. Works will be installed in public areas throughout Vancouver until December 2006. Visit or call 604-682-1289.

CHINESE ART Chinese Contemporary Fine Art in Canada, an exhibition of original works from China, is on display September 15 to 30 at the Canada

Export Centre, 602 West Hastings Street in Vancouver. The exhibit is being organized by the Canadian Modern Fine Arts Research Institute Inc. in partnership with Bel Art Gallery Inc. of North Vancouver. For info call 604-924-3719.

STIRRING CULTURE The Alberta College of Art & Design will host a series of keynote speakers to lead critical discussions on community and diversity. The free Stirring Culture series begins September 7 in the Jack Singer Concert Hall at Calgary’s EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts with Tim Rollins, a conceptual artist and educator who founded Kids of Survival (KOS), an after-school program and arts collaboration for students with learning difMinotaur with Hare, 1996, galvanized wire, 130” x 90.6” x 48”, by Sophie Ryder is installed in the UBC Botanical Gardens as part of the Vancouver Sculpture Biennale.

ficulties in the South Bronx. For more information see

CLAY SHOWCASE Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making opens November 19 at the MacKenzie Art Gallery (with a public reception on November 18) and continues to February 26, 2006. More than 120 works by 14 artists — including Victor Cicansky, Joe Fafard, David Gilhooly, Marilyn Levine, David Thauberger and Russell Yuristy — are featured in this exhibition which examines how, during the 1960s and ‘70s, clay became the vehicle for a creative explosion in Regina. For more information call curator Timothy Long at 306-584-4283.

UNSUNG HEROINES A new art book, Alberta’s Unsung Heroines, has been created from a travelling Centennial exhibition of the same name featuring a series of 12 diptych paintings by Alberta artists Izabella Orzelski-Konikowski and Bogdan Koral-Konikowski. The

book celebrates the lives of 12 contemporary women whose daily work and sacrifice improved life for others. More info at

Mountains and waters at the initial stage by Shenguyan Zhang, oil on canvas, 21" x 20", is part of the Chinese Contemporary Fine Art in Canada

GRANTING PROGRAM APPROVED The Canada Council for the Arts has approved a new program that changes the way it awards grants to visual artists. For the first time, the new program will provide two-year grants to visual artists. The new program — modified from a previous proposal that would have directly linked all creation grants to a con-


firmed exhibition — has two main components: Project Grants that provide support on a project basis, and Long-Term Grants that provide support over a two-year period. The first Project Grant deadline for applications is December 1, while the first deadline for Long-Term Grants will be September 1, 2006. More info at:



Dear Editor, Thanks for the great article by Douglas MacLean (Art 05; Summer 2005 issue) — just to let you know, though, the reference to “Liz Ingram’s quiet upside down garden of colour” on page 41 should in fact have been credited to Lyndal Osborne as the artist. Thank you, Julia Sivorn Walter Phillips Gallery

Doug MacLean replies: My sincere apologies to the artists, Liz Ingram and Lyndal Osborne, for the mix-up of names in my review of the Alberta Biennial. I can only blame myself for this “senior moment” mistake. As you both know, I have known your work and careers for many years. Unfortunately, the past interfered with recent history and I inadvertently mixed up your names. Thanks, Doug MacLean Fall / Winter 2005 Galleries West 15

ARTS SUPPORT LOW Government Spending on Culture in Canada, a report commissioned from Hill Strategies Research by the Canadian Conference of the Arts, examines spending on culture by federal, provincial and municipal governments between 1992–93 and 2002–03. Key findings of the report are that government spending has failed to keep pace with substantial growth in the cultural sector over the Rod and Denyse Simair's Papillon, 17" x 3", crystalline-glaze ceramic bowl, won the Grand Prix at Crystallines 2005 in France.

NEW & NOTABLE •Pierre Arpin, a senior arts administrator, is the new director of The Winnipeg Art Gallery, effective September 1. Arpin moves to the WAG following almost six years at the helm of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. •Emily Carr Institute president Dr. Ron Burnett received a Pixel award in recognition of his significant achievements in new media. Burnett won in the Educator of the Year category of the 2005 Canadian New Media Awards (CNMA). More information at •ArtInvest Management Inc. in Vancouver is offering investors an opportunity to co-own high-end artworks. ArtInvest is currently targeting the works of Renoir, Sisley, Picasso, Chagall, Monet, Pissarro and Miró. For more information visit •A new $42-million Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre in downtown Medicine Hat will soon house the Medicine Hat museum, archives and art gallery as well as a 700-seat theatre and a discovery centre for hands-on educational activities about culture, heritage and the arts. Opening in October, the 110,000square-foot Esplanade has more than 23,000 sq. ft. dedicated to gallery space and accommodates a wide range of regional, national and international art exhibitions. More info at or call 403-502-8580. •The Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre has relocated just off Main Street at 902B 7th Avenue in the town’s new Civic Centre. The museum’s Centennial exhibition, Changes: Portraits + Voices of Canmore, runs until December 31. More info at •The Art Gallery of Regina, a non-profit public gallery located in the city’s Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, is the new name for the Rosemont Art Gallery. The AGR features contemporary art with an emphasis on Saskatchewan artists. Email or see •Vancouver’s Bau-Xi Gallery celebrated its 40th anniversary in July with a gala reception and exhibition. The Bau-Xi is the oldest contemporary gallery in Vancouver. Bearclaw Gallery in Edmonton celebrates its 30th anniversary this year; Virginia Christopher Gallery in Calgary celebrates 25 years, and it is the 80th anniversary of Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver. •Room II Design has opened at 5934 Centre Street SE in Calgary. The gallery presents exhibitions of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists who challenge the boundaries of their own medium. More info at: •Cream Gallery has relocated to 944 Portage Avenue in Winnipeg. This con16 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005

past decade, and that there is a relatively low level of government support for the arts. The full report is available at as well as from the Canadian Conference of the Arts at

Oct 15 - 27

GLAZEWINNERS Rod and Denyse Simair, a Saskatchewan-based husband-andwife team of ceramic artists, were awarded the judges’ Grand Prix at Crystallines 2005, an international exposition of crystalline glazes that was held in April in Vallauris, France. The Simairs, who represented Canada at the exposition in France, oper-

temporary commercial art gallery shows a range of cutting-edge contemporary art. More info at •AGT Gallery, in the heritage AGT building on the corner of 2 Avenue and Highway 2 south in Fort Macleod, shows the work of an eclectic group of established and emerging Southern Alberta artists. Grand opening is October 1. Call 403-553-4646. •The Miller Gallery recently opened in Lethbridge. Visit the online store at •The Lion and the Rose Gallery in Winnipeg has moved to #210 - 70 Albert Street. More info: •The Downtown Gallery (formerly the Downstairs Gallery in West Vancouver) opened recently at #103 - 595 Howe Street in Vancouver. More info at 604682-8990 or see •The Chali-Rosso Gallery recently opened at 2250 Granville Street in South Granville in Vancouver. The gallery features the sale and rental of original signed lithographs, etchings and engravings by Cezanne, Chagall, Dali, Miro, Picasso, Matisse, Rembrandt and more. See •The Simon Patrich Gallery recently moved from South Granville to 2060 Pine Street in Vancouver. More info: •Autumn Brook Artists Gallery opened at 1545 West 4 Avenue near the entrance to Granville Island in Vancouver in July. The gallery focuses on accomplished BC painters and fine art photographers. Visit •VisionQuest Native Art in Calgary has recently relocated to Art Central at #106, 100 - 7 Avenue SW. Visit •Nouveau Gallery in Regina, formerly the Susan Whitney Gallery, opens in a new location at 2146 Albert Street this fall. The gallery will be representing all the Susan Whitney Gallery artists, but Nouveau will evolve to express the vision of new owner Meagan Perreault. Visit or call 306-569-9279. •Spirits of the North Gallery of Tribal Arts in Vancouver has moved to 1528 Duranleau Street on Granville Island. More info: •The JEM (Just East of Main) Gallery is new at 225 East Broadway in Vancouver. The gallery exhibits and sells the work of emerging and established Vancouver artists and artisans working in a variety of mediums and disciplines. More info at 604-879-5366 or

Ted Godwin “Eastern Considerations”

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William Duma “Winter Light”

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William Webb “Drawn to Alberta”

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Brent Laycock “Elements: Earth, Water, Sky”

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THANKS, BILL! Thanks to a retired banker’s hometown gift, the tiny Saskatchewan community of Assiniboia, about an


Sep 29 - Oct 7

Our annual sampling of autumn artwalks, art talks and art drives in Western Canada. Victoria Gallery Walk Victoria’s Gallery Walk on the evening of December 1 includes Alcheringa Gallery, Fran Willis Gallery, Starfish Gallery, West End Gallery and Winchester Galleries. For info call 250-383-8224.

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Christmas Show Nov 26 – Dec 24 Featuring Richard Savoie Suite 251, 255 Fifth Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2P 3G6 (403) 261-1602 18 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005

West Shore Studio Tour The Juan de Fuca Arts & Crafts Guild is organizing a second annual studio tour for the Highlands, Colwood and Langford areas on southern Vancouver Island October 1 and 2, 10 am to 4 pm. Call Barbara at 250-474-6717 or Marcela at 250519-4729. Gabriola Island Arts Festival Gabriola’s annual Thanksgiving weekend Studio and Gallery Tour on Gabriola Island is held October 8 to 10. The self-guided event features more than 50 home-based studios and galleries belonging to the island’s resident artists and craftspeople. Visit Saltspring Studio Tour Visitors to Saltspring Island can take a self-guided tour of 42 artisans’ studios located throughout the island. Call 250-537-5075 or visit Sidney Show The Sidney Fine Art Show October 14, 15 and 16 at the Mary Winspear Cultural Centre attracts serious artists

hour south of Moose Jaw, now houses a major art collection that includes more than 500 works by artists such as A.Y. Jackson, Lawren Harris, Arthur Lismer and Allen Sapp. Sculptures by Joe Fafard and Robert Davidson are installed on the gallery grounds. The collection was donated by Bill Shurniak, a Saskatchewan native and advisor to Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing.

from a wide variety of media. Work for sale has not been previously shown. Call 250-655-6417 or visit Saanich Studio Tour The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula’s Fall Studio Tour 2005, with more than 30 participating artists, takes place October 29 and 30 from 11 am to 4 pm. More info at 250-656-7400 or visit VAG Up Late The Vancouver Art Gallery is hosting FUSE, a late-night evening of art, music and live performances, every fourth Friday until November. More info at or the 24-hour line at 604-662-4719. Art for Life The 12th annual Art for Life auction 2005 is held October 2 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. There are 53 art pieces in the live auction and 45 in the silent auction, by artists such as Toni Onley, Peter Aspel and Angela Grossmann. The auction raises funds for people with terminal illness. Visit or, for tickets, call Friends For Life at 604-682-5992. SWARM6 Vancouver’s SWARM6: Festival of Artist-Run Culture happens September 8 and 9. For more info visit the Pacific Association of Artist Run Centres at Culture Crawl Vancouver’s 9th annual East Side Culture Crawl, a show and sale of


ate their own SimAIR gallery near Prince Albert and are represented by the Letterbox Gallery in Lumsden, Saskatchewan and the Lando Gallery in Edmonton. Visit

Bill Shurniak with The Honourable Dr. Lynda Haverstock, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, at the opening of the Shurniak Art Gallery.

Shurniak also donated $1 million to build the gallery that houses his collection. The Shurniak Art Gallery, which will also feature works by local artists, opened July 30.

work by established and emerging artists who live on the city’s east side, is set for November 18 to 20. More info: Lake Country The Lake Country ArtWalk September 10 and 11 at the Lake Country Community Complex near Kelowna is the largest art show outside of the lower mainland. This year the theme is Celebrating Colour. More info at Eastshore Walk/Drive Creston & Kootenay Lake Eastshore ArtWalk/ArtDrive welcomes you to the 10th annual event through to September 17. This selfguided tour of artist-owned studios, galleries and other exhibiting venues begins in Yahk and continues on Highway 3 and 3A through Creston along Kootenay Lake to Riondel. For details, call Nora McDowell at 250-428-9391 or email Calgary Artcity 2005 Calgary’s 13th annual Artcity Festival of contemporary visual art, design and architecture runs September 9 to 18. Using neglected, temporary and underused spaces and based on the theme of TRANS, Artcity 2005 aims to open possibilities for conversations, debates and realizations about how and what artists, architects and designers do, and how they see and shape the world around us. Visit the Visual Arts Week Society at or call 403-870-2787. Calgary ArtWalk 2005 Calgary’s ArtWalk 2005 September 17 and 18 provides an opportunity to

visit galleries and artist studios. The free event sponsored by the Calgary Region Arts Foundation has been popular for more than 20 years. Edmonton Gallery Walks Edmonton’s Fall Gallery Walk begins with an opening gala September 22 from 5 to 9 pm and continues Saturday, September 24, from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, September 25, noon to 4 pm. The Winter Gallery Walk takes place November 26, 10 am to 5 pm, and on the 27th from noon to 4 pm. The gallery walks are held in Edmonton’s eclectic 124th Street Business District. More info at or call 780482-1204.

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Art in the ’Hat A downtown Artisan Fair happens September 10 on the main level of the Transit Terminal Parkade in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The fair features a juried exhibition and sale of work by 50 or more artists from Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. More info at 403-529-5997 or visit

Jennifer STEAD November

Lethbridge ArtWalk Lethbridge ArtWalk 2005, a free, self-guided walking tour, is held September 17 from 10 am to 6 pm at about two dozen locations, many within easy walking distance of each other. Venues include public galleries, museums, private galleries, alternative exhibition spaces and artists’ studios along with numerous storefronts in the downtown core. For a map of venues contact the Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge at 403-327-2813.

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ALAIN ATTAR PETER DEACON September 17th - 30th

ERNESTINE TAHEDL October 1st - 14th

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IN MEMORIAM Marilyn Levine 1935 – 2005 Marilyn Levine, a ceramic sculptor known for rendering minutely detailed leather boots, bags and jackets, died April 2 in Oakland, California. Levine received her early training in the 1960s at the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus, and was one of a group of Regina Marilyn Levine: John’s ceramists who gained national prominence in the Mountie Boots, 1973, 1970s. Her first retrospective was in 1974 at the ceramic and mixed Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery. She began teachmedia, installed size 6.5" x 26.5" x 19.5". MacKenzie ing at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in 1973, and in 1976 moved to Oakland. Her work Art Gallery, University of through the ’70s led to another retrospective at Regina collection. the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston in 1981, and in 1998 she received a second retrospective at the MacKenzie Art Gallery. A selection of Marilyn Levine’s work is included in the exhibition Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making, appearing at the MacKenzie Art Gallery November 19 to February 26, 2006. Leo Bushman 1917 – 2005 Leo Bushman, one of Western Canada’s most distinguished watercolourists, passed away at his home in Calgary in August. Bushman’s interests included drawing, painting and collecting children’s art, especially native children’s art. He is particularly recognized for his contributions to the study of children’s art in Japan, Korea and the North American Aboriginal communities. Born in 1917 in Mishawaka, Indiana, Bushman received his BFA degree with honours from the School of Arts Institute in Chicago in 1941, and his MFA degree from Columbia University in New York in 1947. Bushman subsequently headed the Technical Illustration Department at the Stanford Research Institute in Menlo Park, California. After a stint in Japan as civilian director of the US Pacific Air Force Arts and Crafts Program, he became the US Air Force Education Director in Seoul, South Korea, a post he retained until 1963. His eight years in the Far East left lasting impressions on his art. In 1966 Bushman was Leo Bushman painting hired by the University of Calgary, where he on location; remained until retiring from the Faculty of Fine Arts January 1998, Calgary. in 1982 as an Associate Professor Emeritus of Art. Bushman was one of the earliest founding members of the Calgary Contemporary Arts Society and the Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts. Leo Bushman: Reflections in Watercolour, a major retrospective exhibition curated by Nicholas Roukes and Jacek Malec at the Triangle Gallery in May 1998, drew upon more than six decades of the artist’s career.






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DIARY OF A VENICE BIENNALE COMMISSIONER When Galleries West learned that Jann LM Bailey, Executive Director of the Kamloops Art Gallery, was a co-commissioner of the 51st Venice Biennale (June 12 to November 6) accompanying Rebecca Belmore, we asked her to keep a diary of the exciting opening week. Here’s her exclusive account. Thanks Jann!

Canada Pavilion on opening day.

Reflection…OTTAWA, June 17, 2004 Today the Canada Council for the Arts announced that “Rebecca Belmore was selected in a nation-wide competition to represent Canada at the 51st edition of the Venice Biennale. The Kamloops Art Gallery and UBC’s Belkin Art Gallery, and Jann LM Bailey and Scott Watson respectively will curate the exhibition.” Fast forward…KAMLOOPS, May 31, 2005 As I step onto the plane departing for Venice, I reflect on all the work we have done to get us to the opening week of the 51st Venice Biennale. Along with my colleague and partner in this journey, Scott Watson from the Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery in Vancouver, and the artist Rebecca Belmore, I have traversed Canada several times and completed two preliminary organizational trips to Venice. Together we logged over

150,000 air miles for the Venice project! Assisted by dedicated staff of the Kamloops Art Gallery and Belkin Art Gallery, we have raised over $300,000 and written grants for another $300,000. We have organized a week of events in Venice to introduce Rebecca to the international art world, and taken care of 300 VIP passes for Canadian artists, curators, directors, collectors and art critics who will attend. Settling into my seat, I cannot help but wonder what the next few weeks will be like. VENICE, June 1 Arriving in Venice is unlike any other destination in the world: from the

sizione, which is now the Italian Pavilion, there are a total of 29 national pavilions in the park. Rebecca’s work Fountain, which involves a performance-based video projected onto an elaborate water screen, was coming along nicely. It had

Installing Rebecca Belmore’s Fountain.

required a complete redesign of the Canada Pavilion: our staff built walls and covered glass with thousands of square feet of blackout film, and a UK-based company installed the water system. Tonight a special treat: off to the restaurant La Centrale to review the menu for the Canada party — each of the 70 countries participating in the 51st Biennale hosts a national party to introduce its artist and celebrate its participation. After many hours of testing great food and liquid delights by our Venetian chef, we hailed a water taxi to take us home.

The Grand Canal, Venice

airport you hop on a vaporetto (waterbus), then proceed by foot to your final destination. Tamara Andruszkiewicz, who works in Venice for the National Gallery of Canada and takes care of the Canada Pavilion, met me at the St. Toma vaporetto stop and took me to our apartment in the Dorsoduro neighbourhood. We rented apartments for all our staff in Venice, which was less costly than hotels.

June 5 Today we loaded all Rebecca’s publications, posters and media kits, which had been printed in

Project photographer Jose

Installation team: Mimmo Maiolo, Osvaldo Yero, Rebecca Belmore, Tamara Andruszkiewicz and Vaughn Warren. 22 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005

June 2 This morning we made our way to the historic Napoleonic gardens of the Giardini. Since the first Biennale in 1895, these gardens have been the venue for the International Exhibition of the Visual Arts. Alongside the original Palazzo dell’Espo-

Ramôn Gonzalez loading the barge with publications, posters and media kits.

Verona, onto a barge to deliver to the Canada Pavilion. Members of our 24person volunteer crew were also start-

ing to arrive, as were the international media, artists, critics, curators and collectors; the level of excitement and anticipation was conspicuous. This evening, several Canadians attended a cocktail party to honour James Luna, a good friend of Rebecca’s who was in Venice to do a performance work, one of 30 ‘collateral projects,’ this one organized by the Smithsonian’s Museum of the American Indian. June 7 Today starts the week’s opening events. Scott, Rebecca and I wait for the international jury to visit the Canada Pavilion. The jury selects four winners for the prestigious Golden Lion award. Canada started sending artists to Venice

Rebecca’s poster on the walls of Venice with other posters.

to participate in the Biennale in 1952, and only once have we been honored with an award, when Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller received a prize at the 2001 Venice Biennale for their installation The Paradise Institute. June 8 With our VIP table organized just outside the gates of the Giardini, today was a busy day as we entertained international dignitaries and arranged interviews for Rebecca with various world media. It was also a day the Biennale staff had set aside for all the commissioners and curators to visit each other’s pavilions and view the exhibition at the Arsenale. I especially enjoyed seeing Annette Messager’s exhibition at the French Pavilion. She was later judged one of the winners of the Golden Lion. One could not help but feel the influence of the two women curators, María de Corral and Rosa Martínez, who were

the first women invited to curate the Biennale in its 110-year history. June 9 It’s our big day, as staff from the Canadian Embassy in Rome cohosted the official opening of our pavilion. After Peter McKellar, the Chargé d’Affaires, Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Head of

Rebecca and Jim Logan from the Canada Council attend the James Luna reception.

Mission, and Scott and I welcomed the 300-plus crowd to Venice, Rebecca talked briefly and was extremely gracious, thanking everyone. At the invitation of the New Zealand commissioner, Greg Burke, I attended the party for artists ‘et al.’ in the Cannar Egio district of Venice on the banks of the Grand Canal. Later I was pleased to hear that Greg will be moving to Canada to take up the directorship of the Power Plant in Toronto. June 10 It’s party day, with over 600 people attending the Canada party to pay tribute to Rebecca. We hosted a fabulous dinner for 250, followed by a reception that rocked on until after 2 am. We hired great DJs from Radio Popolare in Milan and no one wanted to leave. The doors were bursting as word got out that this was the hottest party in Venice.

June 11 As our week was winding down, Scott, Rebecca and I hosted a dinner at the world famous Cipriani Hotel for all our major donors. We took the Cipriani’s magnificent wooden launch over to the Giudecca and had a delicious five-course meal in the back garden. To wrap up the evening, Rebecca, her sisters and several others attended an open-air party hosted by C Magazine and Toronto artists’ co-op Mercer Union to launch Rebecca’s collectible button. Over 500 people danced under the Venetian sky to amazing music that echoed around the videoanimated walls of the Università luav di Venezia. June 12 The Biennale opened today to the public. Scott and I hosted a volunteer dinner at the Bancogiro, a great little Venetian restaurant in the Rialto market area. Twen-

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“Morning Drink”

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Rebecca’s Fountain installed.

ty tired and very happy staff and volunteers enjoyed one of the most popular drinks in Venice, prosecco, and a meal fit for a Doge. I know I speak for everyone involved when I say we are really proud of the work we did representing Canada at this 51st edition of the Venice Biennale. In November a much smaller crew will return to Venice to dismantle the exhibition and ship it back to Canada where the Kamloops Art Gallery and the Belkin Art Gallery are considering a national tour of Rebecca Belmore’s Venice project, Fountain. Would I do it again? In a Venice minute! — By Jann LM Bailey

Opening Day: Enrica Abbate, Canadian Embassy Rome; Yves Pepin, Foreign Affairs; Peter McKellar, Chargé d’Affaires Rome; Rebecca Belmore; Jann LM Bailey, Co-Commissioner; Loreta Giannetti, Canadian


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PREVIEWS & PROFILES Profiles of selected artists exhibiting in the West this fall

pristine condition, an anomaly among the frantic pace of development in the northeastern corner of Alberta. “I used to hate them for taking that land away from us, but now I bless them for it,” Janvier says. “For me to see it the way it was is a miracle. So, I try to paint it.” Janvier burst on to the Canadian art scene in the late 1960s with his unique blend of abstract art, influenced by Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee, and traditional Native themes found in beadwork and birch bark basketry. His bright, flowing paintings challenged Western culture’s concept of Aboriginal art, and as one of the Indian Group of Seven along with Daphne Odjig, Jackson Beardy, Carl Ray, Joseph Sanchez, Eddy Cobiness and Norval Morisseau, he helped transform the nature of Canadian art overall. Janvier has been working on his upcoming exhibit for the past year, waking before dawn to take full advantage of a fresh world, and spirit. He says the 30odd pieces are probably some of the most controlled paintings of his career. Janvier was stricken by Bell’s Palsy almost a decade ago and has slowly regained his ability to paint “those beautiful lines.” While recuperating, he was drawn back to the natural feel of watercolours, and he continues to explore the medium on circular hand-printed paper. Beautiful Mother Earth is Janvier’s ode to a vanishing land. “I’m concerned about Mother Earth and I want to help prevent her wholesale destruction,” he says. “There is a careless use of land, and nobody seems to speak out against it. This may be the last time we cry with nature.” LEFT: Alex Janvier

Represented by Janvier Gallery in Cold Lake, Bearclaw Gallery in Edmonton,

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ALEX JANVIER ALBERTA: Beautiful Mother Earth, Sept 22 - Oct 6, artist in attendance Sept 24, 1 - 4 pm, Bearclaw Gallery, Edmonton

By Dina O’Meara Abstract artist Alex Janvier sees the universe when studying the undergrowth of Cold Lake’s boreal forests. The 70-year-old Dene Suline, known internationally for his melding of modern abstract styles with Native symbolism, draws on the interaction of sunlight on moss and lichen for inspiration in his latest exhibit Beautiful Mother Earth. “By looking at our earth — the complicated designs in the different varieties of moss and lichens — it’s like you’re looking at the sky.” he says. “This land is just a small replica of what is out there.” Janvier calls his new perspective “painting at ground level,” tapping into the rich reds, yellows and greens of vegetation hiding under the tamarack trees to create watercolour and gouache masterpieces. The forest is a place that is sacred to Janvier’s heart, but one that was closed to him for decades. Janvier was 17 when the Canadian Armed Forces took over a huge parcel of land that his people, the Dene Suline of Cold Lake, had considered home for countless generations. The tract of forest, ripe with plant and animal species, was turned into an air weapons range, and remained closed until 1993 when the tribe was successful in regaining access. The closure was a mixed blessing, says Janvier. Although his people were barred from the land, so was the rest of the world. Today the region remains in 24 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005




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BRUCE HEAD MANITOBA: A Survey: Selections for a Retrospective, Sept 9 Oct 1, Ken Segal Gallery, Winnipeg; new works, opening Sept


22, Birchwood Art Gallery, Winnipeg

By Janice Rosen One of Winnipeg’s most widely recognized artists, Bruce Head, RCA, is perhaps best known for his commissioned circular concrete wall in the underground concourse at Portage and Main. At home, Head lives immersed in his art. Paintings and sculptures fill his garden, home and attached studio. He moves steadily through these spaces, affably discussing his early paintings, some dating from the early ‘60s, with as much insight and enthusiasm as he does his current work. In fact, Head occasionally returns to these older works, altering as he sees fit, declaring: “all my works are works in progress, as long as I have them here.” Touring his studio, he offers tidbits of information about the work, remembering visits with friends and holidays in warmer climates. In one painting, prominent in a front room, irregular vertical bars over bright mottled foliage refer to an outdoor kitchen protected from animals with walls of bamboo poles. Head’s extensive experience as a graphic designer with the CBC is reflected in the constant search for “balance and composition” within his works. Painted without preliminary sketches, one piece brings ideas for another, forcing Head to paint several works concurrently to “get those ideas out of my mind.” The larger concrete totems are somewhat more premeditated; he builds foam maquettes, with basic forms worked out before pouring the concrete. The totems

ABOVE: Untitled, concrete/pigment, 48” x 13”

LEFT: Bruce Head

BELOW: Timepiece, 2002, acrylic on hardboard, 48” x 48”

evolve, in the search for equilibrium, with the addition of found objects used for their shape and texture within concrete moulds. Painted in the past with acrylics, pigments specifically designed for concrete are now used to colour the totems. Head discovered the pigments when a nearby mall was being developed. Intrigued by the sight of workers pouring coloured concrete, he soon tracked down a source for the newly developed pigments. He also mixes his own acrylics, experimenting and applying pigments over emulsion and vice versa, resulting in dense layers of colour within his abstract acrylic works. Head has been working and showing his art steadily since graduating in 1953 from the University of Manitoba’s School of Art. He was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in the early seventies. His work is held in numerous private and public Canadian collections, and he has major commissions exhibited through many galleries including The Winnipeg Art Gallery, the London Regional Gallery, Alberta College of Art & Design, the Art Gallery of Hamilton and the National Gallery of Canada. Represented by: Ken Segal Gallery, Winnipeg; Birchwood Gallery, Winnipeg; Wallace Galleries, Calgary

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Tina Vlassopulos celebrates the sculptural possibilities of the vessel in her ceramic works. Drawing inspiration from organic and natural forms, the artist infuses her work with a sense of movement and balance, a natural extension of her long-term interest in the performing arts. While she works she immerses herself in music — her pots have been said to be made for music and the spoken voice. Burnished colour, soft blues, off-whites and new lilac treatments accentuate her commanding and eccentric forms. In a show this fall at Dashwood Galleries in Calgary — the artist’s first exposure in Canada — Vlassopulos explores her roots, returning to more traditional forms and colours. Curator Kim Dashwood says her latest installment is refreshing. “She has a Greek background and you can see that in the colours, which are reminiscent of modern-day Greece.” — Jamie Tarrant

ALBERTA: through the fall, Dashwood

Not only are Grant Leier and Nixie Barton united by 17 years of married life and two vibrant painting careers, they also share profound and life-altering passions for large-scale gardening and myriad collections of “stuff.” The couple boasts an object-strewn house and gallery on nine acres of heavily planted ABOVE: Nixie Barton: Fragment Series IV, triptych, acrylic on canvas, 24” x 24” LEFT: Grant Leier: Periwinkle Candlelight, 2005, acrylic, 48” x 48”

land on Vancouver Island. “It all feeds into each other,” says Leier. “What we do in the garden feeds into the work; I design my paintings the same way I’d design a flower bed.” Famous for their eclectic collections of everything from Japanese papers to cartoon characters, the couple first met haunting swap meets. The “stuff” has more of an overt influence on Leier’s work, an oeuvre famous for its visual juxtapositions and flood of subject matter. Currently Leier is continuing his Romance Series, paintings chock-a-block with flowers, Chinese urns, wine, fruit and “tons of saturated colours,” as well as a newer

China Love Series featuring heavily collaged canvases built around Chinese propaganda poster images. As always, Leier makes no excuses for the pop culture leanings in his work (most often in the guise of vintage graphics), nor in his decision to eschew “angst-ridden images” for more beautiful subject matter, happy that both streams of his art practice are enjoying a sustained burst of mainstream acceptance. After a 20-year hiatus, Barton says she’s returning to landscape painting and is surprising herself by creating semi-abstract work, an artistic modality she’s never explored before. “The biggest thing for me about these new landscapes is the freedom. The stilllifes were very tight and were all about me painting what was in my mind and what I was looking at, but the landscape is about my whole surrounding.” — Gilbert A. Bouchard

Represented by: Dashwood Galleries, Calgary; also shows at Graham and Sons, New York, and Hart Gallery in London, England

Tina Vlassopulos: Pot With Curl, 2005, stoneware, 12" high.

Represented by: West End Gallery, Victoria and Edmonton; Canada House Gallery, Banff; Wallace Galleries, Calgary; Hollander York Gallery, Toronto

JANE BROOKES ALBERTA: with Marcus Bowcott and Mandy Boursicot, Oct 29 - Nov 10, Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton

Even in her early, Rothko-influenced abstract phases, Jane Brookes’ painterly gaze was turning towards the heavens. “I’ve been painting skies since about 1998, and while it started very minimal, very abstract, a study of art history and Turner really led me to put some significance into what I was painting,” says the 51-year-old artist. Seeing her particular process as a deconstruction of the traditional landscape, the BCeducated and based artist says her heavily layered, oilon-board paintings are visually distilled, consciously eliminating all that is not essential to the largely imagined skyscapes. Of late, Jane Brookes: Journey, 2005, oil on panel, 44" x 46" Brookes says she’s been supplementing these aerial “metaphysical destinations” with depictions of frozen waterfalls, a subject matter inspired in part by winter drives to and from Whistler. “These images are becoming more abstract and involve more flowing paint, which I let actually fall on the canvas.” — Gilbert A. Bouchard Represented by: Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver; Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton; Wallace Galleries, Calgary 28 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005

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Shaun Morin’s show, Klusters, promises an intriguing look into this prolific Winnipeg painter’s latest work. The show’s title, which refers to both the small “overstimulated works” on paper and their manner of display, was inspired by his recent sevenmonth stay in Montreal, a city guaranteed to overstimulate new arrivals. Working in mixed media on small paper, Morin’s work is figurative, reading as distorted graphic narratives with neither plot nor timeline. Small, isolated drawings combine daily activities and observations with social commentary in a miscellany of images

Regular visits to Saskatchewan, the birthplace of her parents, exposed artist Jean Pederson to the constant changes affecting farming communities. Homesteads were left abandoned and many of the area’s most recognizable landmarks were torn down. Struck by the idea that the hard work of settlers was now unsustainable, Pederson started collecting images from her family’s homestead. The result is Farm Fragments, a mixed-media show on exhibit this fall Jean Pederson: It’s Hotter than a Baker’s at the Leighton Art Centre, 15 minutes southwest of Calgary. Installation pieces are shown alongside collaged paintings, historic and recent Polaroid transfers, aerial views of farms and mementoes from Apron in August, her family’s original homestead. The centrepiece is a field of receipts, Pederson’s interpretation of 2004, watercolour, what her family has to show after decades of farming. The eclectic make-up of Farm Fragments lets 11.25” x 15” viewers in on the current disarray of rural Saskatchewan. “The social fabric has changed so much,” says Pederson. “I thought it would be interesting to do a number of thematic works to tell the story of what’s happened to farms across Canada.” Watch for the exhibition as it travels to galleries throughout Alberta. — Kristin Linklater Represented by: Peninsula Gallery, Sidney, BC; Alicat Gallery, Bragg Creek, AB; Birchwood Gallery, Yellowknife, NWT

RAYMOND THÉRIAULT ALBERTA: opens early November, Kensington Fine Art Gallery, Calgary

Raymond Thériault’s paintings celebrate the urban landscape, but they are more than depictions of concrete, glass bricks, curbs, stonework and doorways. His aim is to create places in his paintings that the viewer can enter and explore; places where you would want to spend time and lose yourself. Mostly painted in oil and acrylic, and depicting various Canadian cities, Thériault creates a sense of space and captures a moment in time. “All the places I paint are places I’ve been. And what I’m trying to achieve a lot of the time is that feeling of place and time. So memory influences a lot of what I’m doing.” Some of this artist’s work concentrates on the interplay between architecture and human presence, while at the same time evocative touches of portraiture and still life shine through. — Jamie Tarrant Shaun Morin: Untitled, 2005,

Represented by: Romanov Art Gallery, Vancouver; Kensington Fine Art Gallery, Calgary

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ness to my work,” he says, attributing it partly to the influence of seeing passion imagery and bible mythology at Catechism classes while growing up in Winnipeg. “But I’m trying to find a little bit of light in the darkness in my recent work.” His Faith and Reason show captures this battle. It isn’t about the difference between religion and science but rather, as Wlodarczak writes in his artistic statement, “...the internal battle: body and mind, flesh and spirit, male and female, light and dark.” Wlodarczak works primarily in oil on canvas. In the past few years, he has incorporated materials such as tar and rye for texture. “The rye is from my mother’s garden. It has a great sense of mystery and earthiness to it. There is something enigmatic about it,” Wlodarczak says, admitting that he is not completely clear about the motives and meanings behind his paintings. Instead he remains faithful to his pursuit of the art process, which he describes as modern in sensibility while retaining the Richard Wlodarczak: mystery of the primeval. — Beverly Cramp DeProfundis, 2005,

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and catch phrases. Morin’s Walls of Shame combine his drawings and images into larger collage pieces, constructing links between reality, media culture and fantasy. Morin, painting under his pseudonym slomotion, graduated with his BFA in 2004 from the University of Manitoba. He was part of the Too Sicks Club, a Winnipeg collective dedicated to the art of “nail-bombing” — loading multimedia works created on cardboard, canvas and metal onto “party bikes” and taking them throughout Winnipeg to be nailed to buildings, posts and fences. — Janice Rosen Represented by: The Othergallery,

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BRITISH COLUMBIA: Faith and Reason, Sept 19 - Oct 22, Art Works Gallery, Vancouver

According to Carl Jung, “One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious,” and by Jung’s standard, Richard Wlodarczak is well on his way to becoming enlightened. His teachers at the University of Manitoba in 1994 and the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996 commented on his dark themes, a quality about which Wlodarczak is all too aware. “There is a somber dark-

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John Snow Landscape Oil on canvas board 20" x 24"

Robert Dempster Krek! Krik! Mixed media on paper 28 1/4" x 19 3/4"


Tutt Street Gallery and Rod Charlesworth invite you and your friends to view his most recent works. SEPTEMBER 22 – OCTOBER 1, 2005 Mr. Charlesworth will be in attendance Opening night from 5 pm – 9 pm ALSO PROUDLY REPRESENTING:


36" x 40" Oil

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Diane Brunet Serge Brunoni Anne-Marie Crosby Michel Des Marais Kristy Gordon Julie Hargreaves Madison Hart Ron Hedrick Andrew Kiss H.E. Kuckein

Gilles Labranche Lise Lacaille Dongmin Lai Louise Lauzon Steven Lamb Claude Langevin Greg Metz Michael O’Toole Pauline Paquin Daniel Plante

Gaston Rebry Christine Reimer R.J. Richmond Raphael Robic Réjane Sanchagrin Tove Sorenson Claude Tremblay

and others


ALBERTA: Analog, Sept 10 Oct 15, Newzones Gallery of

Represented by: Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver

Brad Harms: Wigwam, 2005, acrylic on canvas, 60" x 48"



Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver

Judith Currelly earned her pilot’s license because flying was the only way the young Ontario painter could reach her new cabin on Frances Lake in the Yukon. Over the three decades since, however, “Flying has meant way more to me than I could have possibly imagined,” says the artist, who now divides her time between British Columbia’s Gulf Islands and the small northern mining town of Atlin. Ice floes, tundra and boreal forest, as seen from the windows of her Piper Supercruiser, have infused her first love, art. While sharing the view with ravens and hawks, or after landing in wilderness regions few people are privileged to see, Currelly has undertaken an extensive study of “the patterns and structures that occur in nature.” Consequently, the oil-on-board works of her new show, Living Systems, are not landscapes so much as they are about landscape, she says. These paintings continue the quest she began as a child, to explore her “enthrallment” to the natural world. “My motivation will be the same until I die,” she adds. — Erling Friis-Baastad

Judith Currelly: Something Sacred, 2005, oil on board, 61.5” x 49.5”

Contemporary Art, Calgary

You might think, at first glance, that Brad Harms’ paintings are manufactured, like the urban backdrops he calls home. Yet, the moiré lines and shapes are all hand produced, which infuses them with pulsing human warmth. “They’re steeped in technology, but they’re all handcrafted,” he says. The 34-year-old Calgary artist’s paintings have shown in Munich and in San Francisco. The Canada Council for the Arts purchased Six Steelies for its art bank, and the piece was displayed as part of Alberta’s centennial celebration in Ottawa. Hotel Arts, the former Holiday Inn, has purchased six Harms paintings for its new boutique hotel concept. “I want them to change as the light moves across the day and the sun moves across the sky. They become these organic, everchanging things,” he says, adding his titles are meant to entice. There has been a shift in tone from his 2003 body of work, Idiolect, which included titles such as Worthless Prodigy and All Shall Worship Me and Despair. His new series is more humble and includes works with whimsical names such as Luckiest Painting and Father Said No Parties. “I’m not necessarily forcing anything upon you, but rather asking you,” he says of his more mature attitude, adding when he first earned his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003, he was “cocky.” — Roberta McDonald Represented by: Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art, Calgary

GRAHAM FORSYTHE BRITISH COLUMBIA: Interlude, abstract paintings, Sept 8 - 11, Avenue Gallery, Victoria ALBERTA: My Canada, landscapes, opening late Sept, Diana Paul Galleries, Calgary

Graham Forsythe’s vibrant paintings display a palpable sense of enthusiasm about life. The excitement captured on canvas

mirrors a life full of creating and reaching for something more. As a young adult Forsythe travelled extensively, from the South Pacific to the Queen Charlottes, tapping into various adventures and experiences. However, it was not until he received an operation correcting his blurred, shadowy vision in 1991 that he could fully appreciate his surroundings and begin to paint. Recording all that had suddenly become visible to him — shapes, spaces and colours — Graham Forsythe: Kronis, 2005, mixed media seemed like a necessary and logical step. Forsythe’s on canvas, 48” x 60” paintings take the forms of still-lifes, landscapes and luminous abstracts. This self-taught artist credits his optical operation and his travels as his most valuable artistic influences. Forsythe does not categorize his paintings but instead finds that “painting can be like meditation... without the prejudices of historical reference or anticipation of its outcome.” — Melissa Whitlock Represented by: Avenue Gallery, Victoria; Diana Paul Galleries, Calgary


Harry Stanbridge:

BRITISH COLUMBIA: Grids and Grounds, Oct 6 - 29, Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria

Shuffle Bug, 2005,

At first Harry Stanbridge’s paintings appear light and luminous, but a closer inspection allows layers of colour, pattern and meaning to unfold. In his new exhibition, Grids and Grounds, Stanbridge explores the fundamental processes of art making and art viewing. His goal is to engage the audience by employing a variety of different grounds against which he sets his grids and colours. Vibrating from underneath the grids are patterns of fish or archetypal images drawn from the history of art, like Albrecht Dürer’s wood block prints. Both of these elements lend an object to the abstraction and create an uncertainty about how to read what is being portrayed, leaving viewers to interpret the paintings as they see fit. The grids are often mixed with offset squares or bright circles of vibrant, unending colour called coronas. These coronas counteract the balance of the painting by simultaneously giving a focal point and pulsing with colour. The eye searches for and discovers stability as Stanbridge works to “engage the viewer in a consideration of the sublime and contemplative in human experience.” — Melissa Whitlock

acrylic on canvas, 24” x 24”

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JOANNA STANISZKIS BRITISH COLUMBIA: The Silk Project, previews Oct 11 - 13; runs Oct 14 - 30, Elliott Louis Gallery, Vancouver

A major international textile artist and teacher for over 30 years, Joanna Staniszkis followed an urge to explore the origins of her working materials in recent exhibits. “It enriches my art,” says the artist, whose work hangs in buildings around the world and who has exhibited in many European and North American galleries. She began her exploratory work with one of her favourite materials, linen, which is made from flax. “I know flax intimately, from the seed to the fibre itself. Now I’m learning the behaviour of the silk worm.” Staniszkis raises silk worms from China on a plate in her Vancouver apartment. For her last show at the Elliott Louis Gallery, called The Linen Project, Staniszkis included huge pots of blooming flax plants. “I wanted to share some of my discoveries,” she says. Her upcoming show dealing with silk will display silk worms and mulberry trees along with contemporary interpretations of Chinese and Japanese influenced robes. “The robes will be graphic — black and white with splashes of colour.” Staniszkis Joanna Staniszkis: leaves academia this year to concentrate on her artwork. “There are a few more fibres for Collaboration of the artist me to explore,” she says with a laugh. — Beverly Cramp and silk moths, 2004, Represented exclusively by: Elliott Louis Gallery, Vancouver

mixed media, 18” x 12” x 12”

SHERRARD GRAUER BRITISH COLUMBIA: through the fall, The Moore Gallery, Victoria

A painter for more than four decades, Sherrard Grauer has works in several public collections including the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Cambridge University in England and the Canada Council Art Bank. Grauer’s recent major work is a large relief painting. “It’s a hedge,” she says, which she started last winter. “It’s a big thing and I have been adding to it in minute ways. I wish I hadn’t started it because I can hardly wait to begin the companion piece.” And what is this new painting that has her itching to get started? “Another hedge,” Grauer laughs. Grauer also sculpts. She says she works on numerous projects concurrently moving between painting, relief painting and sculpture. “Each is a physical change from the other and represents a different way of working.” Schooled in Paris and San Francisco from 1958 to 1965, Grauer says she’s interested in detail work. “Light fascinates me. I use relief to reflect it,” she adds. She also describes herself as a figurative painter. “I don’t think there is such a thing as abstract painting. Whatever mark the artist makes has a reference. And the observer brings his Sherrard Grauer: Fire in the own references to the work.” — Beverly Cramp Morning, 2005, charcoal and acrylic on canvas, 48’’ x 36’’

Represented by: The Moore Gallery, Victoria; Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver



BRITISH COLUMBIA: Oct 23 - 30, The White Rock Gallery,


White Rock

Millennium: A Year in

It didn’t take Niels Petersen long to establish himself as a full-time artist when he started painting oil landscapes 15 years ago. His shows quickly began to sell out and for the past seven years he has been able to spend his days “following my bliss,” as he says. Petersen learned his painting technique from the Federation of Canadian Artists. He considers his mentors to be senior Federation members Michael Svob and Alan Wylie. The subjects for Petersen’s boldly painted works come primarily from outdoor walks in Vancouver, where he has lived most of his life. “I photograph when I’m out and about looking for subjects, scenes and lighting that inspire me,” he says. “Then I push or enhance the image on canvas. I ‘Nielsify’ them.” Ultimately, Petersen is looking for the spirit of a place. Scenes that particularly attract him have “nostalgia, a combination of light and dark, and interesting shapes. I take many photos, sometimes edit them, sometimes combine them and then make some of the shapes abstract. It’s good to enhance whatever spirit it was that attracted me to the image in the first place.” — Beverly Cramp

Pictures, Nov 11 - Dec 31,

Represented exclusively by The White Rock Gallery, White Rock

Niels Petersen: Cherry Blossoms, Kitsilano, 2005, oil on canvas, 24” x 30” 34 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005

The Martha Street Studios, Winnipeg

A News Millennium: A Year in Pictures presents US artist Kurt Webb’s woodblock prints. The prints commemorate weird and disturbing international news stories, collected one a day between January 1 and Kurt Webb: Woman drives September 11, 2001. Webb’s graphic print dead mother 1,500 miles, series repels the viewer with its focus on bizarre 2001, woodcut, 8” x 10” or terrible true stories, yet it engages its audience through bold graphics, cynicism and satire. About his imagery, the artist says, “Three 20th-century thematic graphic genres closely relate to my printmaking... the dance of death, stories without words, and social commentary.” Webb draws parallels between his woodblock and ceramic work, saying, “Both are labour intensive, and both require endless research to bring my ideas to fruition.” Webb received a BS and BFA from Illinois State University, as well as an MFA in Ceramics from Illinois State and a Masters of Education in Story Arts from East Tennessee State University. In an effort to exhibit to a wider audience, he often shows in non-profit spaces. Kurt Webb’s work is found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the National Library of Australia, Canberra; and the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh. — Janice Rosen

Emerak Drawings October 15 - November 13, 2005



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THE McINTYRE RANCH PROJECT REVIEWED BY DOUGLAS MacLEAN Until Sept 11, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge

As Chris Cran lets us know in his large painting featuring an anonymous talking head, McIntyre Ranch is... king big! Who better to tell the story in two words than Alberta’s master of wit and art. In my brief visit to the ranch — a 55,000-acre expanse of natural short grass prairie located south of Lethbridge — I saw that not only is it big, it is an absolute treasure of landscape and western culture, complete with incredible ranch architecture, cowboys and cattle. This is the second McIntyre Ranch project. The first was in 1991 when 13 artists from across the country gathered at the ranch, an event organized by artists/curators David Durrant and Jeff Spalding. In 2004, again organized by David Durrant and directed by Tim Zuck, and supported by ranch owners Ralph Thrall Sr., Cathy Thrall and Ralph Thrall Jr., 18 photographers, sculptors, painters and writers, including some of the original group, met at the ranch. They spent a week talking, walking and sketching in the incredible surroundings. A year later we have the exhibition, the fruit of the project, at The Southern Alberta Art Gallery (SAAG), a beacon of contemporary art exhibition within the west. Of all the exhibitions the SAAG has sponsored, supported and installed, this exhibition stands out as one of my favourites. Kudos to curator Joan Stebbins and her staff.


The project’s participants have produced a bounty of wonderful art — traditional mediums are explored in abundance alongside more contemporary areas of production such as video and advanced sculpture. All of the adventure was recorded by CBC in documentary format by Jim MacQuarrie of Edmonton. The McIntyre Ranch Project opened June 29 with a large crowd and a ton of energy, and there were many standouts in the visuals and writings on display. Sculpture by Gordon Ferguson, Robert Murray, Judith Schwartz and Robert Youds caught my attention. Ferguson, inspired by a piece of barbed wire he found in the giant space of land that is the McIntyre Ranch, replicated this small chunk into a large floating construction, expertly crafted, sharp, ominous, and in the end beautiful in a strange way. Murray explored imagery in his wonderful sculpture — the top of a granary or just pure form, the history of his art- and sculpture-making culminates in the work. Schwartz explores history and symmetry with an incredible large metal form, delicate yet strong. And Youds’ work with a lightbox and projected landscape speaks volumes of the place and the inspiration he derived from the ranch. As we know, keeping one’s eye on the work at openings is often futile, but through it I managed to explore Sandra Meigs’ small gouache paintings. Traditional in the sense that they were created en plein air, the pieces fall completely

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Installation shot at the Triangle Gallery.

Davida Kidd: Bluff, 2005

Ivan Eyre: Orange Tower, 1963



Form-Space-Concept-Metaphor: Con-

Drawing Room; Vancouver


temporary Alberta Sculpture; Calgary

Emerging artists whose work is "affordable as a

figure ground: paintings and drawings

Douglas MacLean picks favourites at this ambi-

weekend in Whistler, and definitely more last-

of Ivan Eyre; Winnipeg

tious overview of Alberta's third dimension.

ing," says Ann Rosenberg.

Scott Barham chases Eyre's shadowy figures over snowy Manitoba fields.

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FAR LEFT: Sandra Meigs: The Eye. Buffalo Jump. McIntyre Ranch., 2005, oil on canvas over panel, 46.5” x 96”

ABOVE LEFT: Gordon Ferguson: Strung (detail), 2005, steel pipe and wire, 32” x 32” x 155”

ABOVE RIGHT: Chris Cran: king big!, 2005, oil and acrylic on canvas, 50" x 96"

LEFT: Tim Zuck: Grain Elevator, 2005, charcoal on wove paper, 20” x 13”

into Sandra’s quirky style of paint handling; they are rich in variety and views. Tim Zuck showed his controlled, precise use of graphite in two drawings, both images obviously of local subjects, light and surface revealed. Jeff Spalding explored large landscapes. Although they could be trite in another context, his use of oil paint, depth and colour in a renaissance style gave us a new story of the land and elements. Under the deft hand of Billy J. McCarroll, a bison skull becomes abstract, aggressive and beautiful. American artist Jon Goodman, known as one of the most important photo gravure artists in the world (although most people are not familiar with his work), presented commonplace ranch objects: an anvil takes on a gem-like form with the black and white silk quality of the gravure process. When you visit this exhibition, read the words of writers inspired by the surroundings and look into the corners and small places for the incredible works that were generated quietly in this environment. The purpose of the project has been envisioned and placed within the context of art, writing and image generating, and it works. It tells a great story. Watch for the next opening of The McIntyre Ranch Project at the Alberta College of Art & Design, Illingworth Kerr Gallery (call 403-284-7633 for dates). A wonderful experience is there for all who are interested.

H. G. Glyde: Alaska Highway, Northern B.C., 1944

Bev Tosh: Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye, (detail), 2003-05

Drew Burnham: Point after Point, 2005




The Road: Constructing the Alaska

One-Way Passage; Kelowna


Highway; Edmonton

Portia Priegert discovers an under-appreciated

Ann Rosenberg encounters giant trees and

Gilbert Bouchard catches the twain from

aspect of women's history sensitively portrayed

stalking ferns a la Carr.

galleries to museums and ends up in Alaska.

by Bev Tosh.

Coastal, paintings by Drew Burnham,

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This page: Marjan Eggermont, at work in the University of Calgary printmaking studio, applies screen filler to a recent silkscreen creation.

Opposite page, left: bed, 1998, silkscreen and saltlicks, 28" x 72"

Opposite page, right: thick skin: on top, 2003, etched steel, 19.5" x 12"

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Marjan Eggermont, one of the most prolific and progressive Canadian print artists of her generation, is reinvigorating the art of printmaking by turning to contemporary imagery and breaking the shackles of conventionality. Eggermont draws inspiration for her art from life. Her work reflects diverse subject matter and her access to the latest technology. Her choice of materials and technique allows subject and medium to complement and reflect similar themes. Eggermont ends her process by leaving the etched image on either a salt block or a thick steel printing plate without making the multiple prints. “I was tired of editioning 20 to 30 prints at a time. I was more interested in the sculptural qualities of the block of salt or the plates because they bring my work a third dimension,” she says. “And the fourth dimension is enclosed in the time and sweat I put into my work.” This new approach to printmaking prompted two curators, Deborah Herringer Kiss and Carl Danker, to invite Eggermont to the group exhibition Out of Print — New Wave in Contemporary Printmaking in Alberta at the Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts in 2000. “Marjan’s approach is always a beautiful blend of intellectualism, instinct and aesthetics, but the intellectualism is her first priority. She is always experimenting, a sort of alchemist... in her works, the innovating process comes from practicality but her images and themes are conceptual,” says Herringer Kiss. “Carl and I chose printmakers who were pushing the medium and the definition of printmaking. Marjan fit the bill perfectly.” Carl Danker concurs. “Marjan has always broken tradition, moving away from multiples and traditional media,” he


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states. “She, like a number of contemporary artists, redefines her medium to better suit our contemporary view. Her process is driven to embody McLuhan’s idiom ‘the medium is the message’ — by not editioning her works in multiples, Eggermont has taken the medium of printmaking as a process in her creative search to do art, and has not made printmaking her art.” In 2003, Eggermont was recognized by the Calgary Artwalk Society as one of the city’s 20 most influential artists. She has worked as a dedicated visual artist, an independent curator and an art activist with major projects concerning poverty and homelessness. She also continues to search for ways to introduce art to a much broader audience. This self-attributed mandate brought Eggermont to the University of Calgary, where she is currently a senior instructor in the Fine Arts Department, teaching drawing, art fundamentals and printmaking. In addition, for the Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, she teaches a mandatory course known as Engineering Design and Communication. “The physical process of drawing has been replaced by computer programs and the students don’t know how to draw, how to organize and how to control space. Because design skills are fading fast, the students need to learn to visualize,” she says. “I want to bring back some basic human skills to complement the use of machines.” In 2004, Eggermont was a recipient of the prestigious The Allan Blizzard Award, a national teaching award for collaborative projects that improve student learning. Marjan Jose Eggermont was born in Leiden, The Netherlands, in 1966. She immigrated to Canada in 1986. In Calgary, she earned a degree in military history with a focus on visual arts: Hitler’s infamous exhibition staged in Munich in 1937 as an attempt to vilify avant-garde art. “This study sparked my interest in visual arts and the history of visual culture,” Eggermont states. “I was particularly impressed with the powerful prints by Kathe Kollwitz, Emil Nolde, Oskar Kokoschka and Ernst Kirchner, whose works were part of that infamous exhibition, so my choice in printmaking seemed natural.” She continued her academic pursuits with undergraduate and graduate degrees in printmaking at the University of Calgary, under print master Bill Laing. Calgary print artist John Will and art history professor Dr. David Bershad were also instrumental in shaping her creative mind. Says Laing, “Marjan was one of my best students and extremely promising. I have found her work not only very sensual and intellectual, but also challenging the notion of the printmaking process... she is very prolific, never satisfied with a final outcome, always searching for a new vocabulary, always experimenting in a medium, always pushing herself to grow.” Eggermont’s series Thick Skin, presented at the Herringer Kiss Gallery

dun bos / thin forest, 2005, etched acrylic with LED lighting, 24" x 24"

in January 2004, featured imprints of her body parts and discussed the metaphor of the body as geographic landscape. For Eggermont, her body is her home, the only element she could identify with as an immigrant. “There were moments in my life, and I think there still are, when I was sitting on both sides of the fence: being not Canadian but not Dutch either, in a sort of a no man’s land, so I was trying to find an element that I could cling to,” she says. This duality is discussed again in another series exploring her memories of Dutch landscape with a gesture toward two 17th century Dutch painters: Jacob van Ruisdael and Meindert Hobbema. “In this series, I was dealing with Hobbema’s pivotal one-point perspective painting (The Avenue at Middelharnis). Particularly, my piece titled Land of the One-Way Ticket metaphorically refers to my immigration by incorporating Hobbema’s one-point perspective and the etched motif of the trees from his famous painting: onepoint perspective... there is only one way to go... there are no options,” she says. “In this visual debate I was trying to build a link in a metaphoric way between two countries whose art is so obsessed with the power of landscape.” This debate continues in the new work Eggermont is showing in Now You’re Half Way Home, an exhibition this fall at the Herringer Kiss Gallery. The title was inspired, in part, by the fact that Eggermont has now lived for an equal amount of time — 20 years — in the Netherlands and in Canada. “Her images are never simply pretty pictures,” says Herringer Kiss. “They are steeped with meaning and a sense of the sublime. Her work always has a second reading: the viewer moves beyond the initial impression of the image itself to the deeper meaning of the image.” But of even greater significance is that, taken individually or as a whole, her work is a lexicon which symbolizes a personal narrative. It is a quiet narrative, told without fanfare or self-aggrandizement. A narrative in which Eggermont shares her aspirations, her explorations and her ideals. It reveals strength, grace, and that rare freedom that an artist achieves when image, technique, vision and process have successfully merged.


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Marjan Eggermont is represented by the Herringer Kiss Gallery in Calgary; her work also appears at Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver. An exhibition, Now You’re Half Way Home, presenting Eggermont’s new work, runs September 13 to October 15 at the Herringer Kiss Gallery. Jacek Malec, a Calgary-based art historian and critic, is the director and curator of the Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts in Calgary.

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ABOVE: Michael Massie, Labrador: festivitea, 2005, bloodwood, bone, horsehair, sterling silver, brass, 10” x 12” x 12.75” (full tea set)

RIGHT: Germaine Arnaktauyok, Yellowknife: The Loon Gives Lumaq His Sight, 2003, etching and aquatint, 21” x 17”

OPPOSITE TOP: Luke Anguhadluq, Baker Lake: Three Fishes, 1976, silkscreen, 22” x 30”

OPPOSITE BOTTOM: Jutai Toonoo, Cape Dorset: Two Sides, 2001, serpentinite,17” high x 10.5” wide x 6.5” deep, inscription: “There’s always two sides to a story, but the truth shall materialize inevitably.”


BY AMY KARLINSKY 42 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005





For many, an Inuit print or stone carving provides access to the mythic and authentic north. These powerful objects suggest a deep history and a relationship to the land which many Canadians, descending from immigrant cultures, lack. Inuit art has a deep association with Canadian nationhood. Host a foreign dignitary, and chances are he or she will be given the work of an Inuit artist upon departure. Among art patrons, notes John Webster of Webster Galleries in Calgary, “There is a hunger for Canadian icons.” And an appetite, it may be added, for objects of beauty and deceptive simplicity. Nevertheless, Inuit art is a lesser-known Canadian art form and an often misunderstood one. Overwhelmed by choices, stymied by the institutional separation of Inuit art from contemporary Canadian art, some collectors ignore the field. Over the last half-century, the explosion of Inuit art and its appeal in the south coincided with a period of optimism, economic prosperity, multiculturalism and an interest in Canadian sovereignty in the north. Today the dust has settled. Some of the great artists of the first and second generation have passed on, and there is unprecedented independence in artistic choice — for both the artists and their patrons.

A RIVAL NARRATIVE Inuit art is no mere subset of Canadian art history. It is a rival narrative of renaissance, industry and imagination. Consider the numerous artists, cooperatives and galleries across the Arctic that comprise the intricate weave of Inuit art making and economic sustainability. Add the fits and starts of government initiatives, and the sparks of creative ingenuity and economic Fall / Winter 2005 Galleries West 43


motivation that have flared sporadically over a 60-year period, and you have an amazing art movement whose aesthetic successes defy all odds. Witness ItuKiagâtta!, the stunning masterwork collection dating from 1945 to 1967 amassed by the Toronto Dominion Bank Financial Group. The National Gallery of Canada is currently circulating a representative sample of the collection, with western stops in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Victoria (see schedule in First Impressions, page 14). The diversity of the carvings and their innate power is breathtaking, calling to mind the apt metaphor of “life in the stone.”


TOP: Joe Talirunili, Povungnituk: The Migration, 1964, stone and antler, 6" x 17" x 5". TD Bank Financial Group Collection.

ABOVE: Naomi Ityi (1928-2003), Baker Lake: Animals and Spirits,1993, wallhanging, 45" x 53"

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The Inuit have always carved, from the beautiful ivory talismans and harpoon heads of the Dorset period, to the carved sled runners of the Thule period, to the scrimshaw ivory walrus and narwhal tusks that were part of trade with the whalers during the Historic period, the first period of contact with non-Aboriginal cultures. Most works in today’s gallery collections — and, indeed, those on the market — are contemporary. The Contemporary period dates from about 1948, and marks the origins of a Canadian art success story based on systematic production, marketing, circulation and interpretation. Carving in bone, stone and ivory was not new, but the development during the ’50s and ’60s of the arts and crafts industry in a growing number of permanent settlements through an infrastructure of buyers, cooperatives, arts advisers, advisory boards, marketing plans, and federal and territorial governments was. Of particular note was the impact of artist adventurer (and later Northern Services Officer) James Houston in Nunavik and Baffin Island. The entrepreneurial Houston was instrumental in identifying and establishing the conditions for a wide-scale cottage industry in the north and its appreciation and acceptance by southerners. At that time, the label of authentic “Eskimo Art” — as distinguished from foreign look-alikes — was established. Houston, who died this year, was an impresario, writing countless articles and a manual on carving that circulated through the northern

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Arts and crafts are made across the Arctic: in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Arctic Quebec (Nunavik) and Labrador. Most locales have English

Hudson’s Bay Company stores. He contacted collectors and institutions, and helped pioneer the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative in Cape Dorset, source of the now-famous annual Cape Dorset print collection.

and Inuktituut or Dene names. Many locales are now known by their Inuktituut names, such as Iqaluit for the former Frobisher Bay. Although the Arctic is filled with small towns and hamlets, traditionally the Inuit migrated, following the animals in accordance with the seasons and in relation to their vast resource areas. Many families move out onto “the land” in summer.

COLLECTING INUIT ART To those just beginning to appreciate and collect this art form, the complexity of Inuit art can be overwhelming. There are as many communities, artists, media and approaches to art as there are in the south. Conceptual and cultural differences can make the art seem exotic or remote, separate from the urbanized and industrialized south. It seems, at times, that every northern man, woman and child has had a turn at making art. Given the spectrum of souvenir shops and high-end galleries, sorting out quality is challenging. The best advice for would-be collectors of Inuit art, however, is the same as for collectors of any art form: look carefully,

CAPE DORSET / KINNIGAIT, NUNAVUT Many Canadians recognize the name Kenojuak

niques as stone cut relief, stencil, aquatint, etch-

the official Canadian host for the 2005 Cape

Ashevak, the artist behind The Enchanted Owl,

ing, silkscreen and lithography. Arctic prints, unlike

Dorset collection, which is released the third week

but few will know that the West Baffin Eskimo

other economic development initiatives such as

in October to designated galleries across Canada.

Cooperative in Cape Dorset is the longest contin-

dog hair sweaters or parka factories, have been a

uously running printmaking studio in Canada. It

relative success. It was not uncommon in the

Lake, with its shamanic imagery, strong narrative

made experimental prints as early as the late

1960s and ’70s for anxious patrons to line up out-

and riveting colour, no longer produce collec-

1950s and introduced an annual print collection

side gallery doors to secure their early purchase

tions. This fall, the Nunavut Gallery in Winnipeg

by 1960.

from the annual print collection of their favourite

features a retrospective print exhibition of the

cooperative and artist. The editions remain very

Sanavik Cooperative in Baker Lake, emphasizing

small, ranging from 25 to 50 prints in each.

works by such artists as Luke Anguhadluq and

Other collective printmaking endeavours followed in Povungnituk, Baker Lake, Holman and elsewhere, specializing in such printmaking tech46 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005

This year, Canada House in Banff, Alberta, is

Some printmaking cooperatives, such as Baker

Jessie Oonark.

attend curated exhibitions, explore the vast literature, and talk with knowledgeable dealers. Derek Norton of Spirit Wrestler Gallery in Vancouver, with its ambitious publishing program, views educating the public as part of his role. “Good work,” he notes, “will always find a home.” Art dealers Robert Kardosh of Marion Scott Gallery in Vancouver and Richard Kroeker from the Nunavut Gallery in Winnipeg would concur; each seeks out and cultivates long-term relationships with promising young artists. The romance of the North — harsh extremes, sublime beauty, isolation and reliance on sometimes scarce resources — provides the complex undercurrent for Inuit art making. Even though canvas tents have replaced caribou ones, and soapstone lamps are more symbolic than practical, the themes of the oral tradition still circulate. Observers note the distinct iconography that pervades much Inuit art, particularly the relationship to the land and animals, the rituals of shamanism and the close family connections. Although the old ways have vanished, many contemporary artists understand their work to be about preserving cultural memory. Yet, the best Inuit art is not just an emblem of Canadian nationalism or a set of signs that conveys a racial identity. Some collectors seek out signs of acculturation beyond the hunter, harpoon and seal. Images of a culture in transition abound and bear fascinating witness to rapid change — the reclining nude, Christianity, automobiles and realist portraiture. The constant evolution of media, personal expression and opportunities for advanced training has helped the art movement flourish. Consider the enormous creative success of Inuit director Zacharias Kunuk from Pond Inlet with his impressive film, Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner, 2001), which circled the globe. Although many commentators decry the tendency to mimicry and repetition in weaker artists, great Inuit art is made by distinct individuals and is filled with humour, terror, beauty and skill. There is immense range within the terrain of Inuit art. Southern Canadian artists rarely have the burden of representing their southern Canadian status — whatever that might look like! Three artists whose work is on display this fall are a case in point. David Ruben Piqtoukun, represented by Canada House in Banff, lives in the south. His monumental carvings have been influenced by travel to Africa where he met with other artists and exchanged ideas about carving. Michael Massie, from Labrador, featured at the Spirit Wrestler Gallery, has focussed his three-dimensional work on the teapot where metalworking, carving and the oral tradition collide. Jutai Toonoo from Cape Dorset, whose semi-abstract works at Marion Scott may appear traditional, engraves his surfaces with graffiti. All three are as different as Matisse from Picasso, or Emily Carr from Tom Thomson.

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Kim Bruce October 15 – November 05, 2005

Tina Martel November 12 – December 03, 2005

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WHERE TO LOOK Here are some galleries specializing in Inuit art. Check Sources, starting page 60, for contact details. Vancouver Appleton Gallery Eagle Spirit Gallery Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Marion Scott Gallery Spirit Wrestler Spirits of the North Banff Canada House Gallery

Calgary Webster Galleries Edmonton Bearclaw Gallery Northern Images Gallery Winnipeg Bayat Inuit Gallery Northern Images Gallery Nunavut Gallery The Winnipeg Art Gallery Gift Shop

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LEFT: Art activities at Camp He Ho Ha

RIGHT: Camp He Ho Ha (Health

near Edmonton.

Hope Happiness) provides a rural setting for people with physical and

MIDDLE: McMullen Gallery,

mental disabilities to make art as a

University of Alberta Hospital,

means of self expression.




Art and healthcare have been linked for as long as human beings have produced works of art and worried about their physical well-being. In fact, some of the oldest pieces of art ever produced by human beings were fertility-linked, including abstracted masks and other highly decorated objects used in shamanistic healing rituals. The Renaissance split the sciences from the fine arts, but by the 20th century, medicine had started to reincorporate art into healthcare via the professional practice of art therapy. Traditional art therapy is a licenced, masters-level psychotherapy specialty whereby art is used as a diagnostic or therapeutic tool. Since the 1970s, beginning in the United Kingdom and the United States, arts-in-medicine programs have changed the emphasis to art making, with professional artists assisting patients in creating art. Ironically, given its reputation as an arts-aware nation that prides itself on its healthcare system, Canada has been slow to join this particular party. Only in the last decade-and-change have any great Canuck-flavoured strides been made in this field, with groups in Edmonton leading the artsin-healthcare revolution. Dr. Marilyn Hundleby, an Edmonton-based clinical psychologist and director of the Arts in Medicine program at the Cross Cancer Institute, one of Canada’s oldest arts-in-medicine projects, has pioneered the use of various art forms as a broad-based healing medium for the better part of the last decade. Fall / Winter 2005 Galleries West 49

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“One’s feelings and emotions can’t always be Visual artists assist patients in creating fully expressed through words, and sometimes works of art through there are no words for what we go through,” says the University of Alberta Hundleby. “We use sculpting to help people Hospital's artist-in-thetransform and understand their loss, especially wards program. after body-altering surgery, which is very profound for many people and can resolve body image concerns that have been there for a very long time. Five or six weeks spent in the art process often does the work that would take a year in another form of therapy. It’s an incredible power and is something that patients carry forward into the rest of their lives.” The Cross Cancer Institute’s Arts in Medicine program includes the production of clay self-figures, as well as watercolour and acrylic painting, soapstone carving, fiber arts, choir singing, photography and a journaling project. “All are process-oriented programs that have a writing component,” Hundleby says, adding that a number of other Canadian hospitals have followed suit with similar programs. “It was quite novel eight years ago and required a vision about the true importance of whole-person care. We’re asserting here that there is no separation of mind and body, and that the use of the arts is an incredible way for an individual to understand what is happening to them at a very essential and holistic level.” That logic of holistic and whole-person concern is reflected in the art programs offered at Edmonton’s Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (a fulltime, professionally facilitated arts centre and gallery devoted to developmentally challenged adults) and Camp He Ho Ha (Camp Health Hope Happiness, a 45-year-old, year-round, rural recreational camp devoted to children and adults with a wide range of physical and mental disabilities). The goal of both programs is to move the use of art beyond the realm of overt therapy, or time-killing pastime status, to an activity that allows

participants to address complex issues like identity concerns and provides opportunities to display art in a professional context. According to Nina Haggerty Centre Lead Artist Paul Freeman, one of 27 professional artists the centre hires part-time to work with its 125-plus regular clients, the two-and-a-half-year-old centre allows its clients an opportunity to feel “a part of our community, our culture.” The program provides what Freeman calls the “intangible effects” of ongoing aesthetic experiences that the educated and art-aware segments of society seldom talk about but accept as a given. At Camp He Ho Ha, the challenge is in both moving away from looking at art for only its non-art values — art as lessons in hand-eye coordination, learning to follow instructions and sequencing — and making sure a broad art experience is offered for people with disabilities. “Art also has a creative, spiritual and emotional value, and is a way to see things through other people’s eyes,” says Ellen Green, Camp He Ho Ha Director of Fund Development. “We’re entering a phase where we’re no longer dismissing art produced by people with disabilities as childlike or naive, but seeing it as art with a different slant on our world and art that can make us think,” she says. Green adds that many of the clients of the camp revel in being able to explore various aspects of their own identities via their art making: everything from body image to favourite colours and food. “Much of art tells a story, and since many of our clients are nonverbal, if it were not for art they wouldn’t be able to tell their stories at all. Sometimes those stories are simple, sometimes they’re complex, but they’re always honest.” Green says Camp He Ho Ha has written a guide for how to adapt arts and crafts for people with disabilities, encompassing over 100 projects. She adds that this adaptation often starts by making sure a full and appropriate range of special equipment is available, including scissors that can be orally manipulated, stubby brushes and no-roll crayons, and cornstarch noodles that stick together easily for making two- and three-dimensional shapes. Marking the groundbreaking role of Edmonton’s half-dozen arts-inhealthcare programs, the venerable Society for the Arts in Healthcare hosted its first-ever Canadian conference in Edmonton this spring, attracting over 425 arts-friendly healthcare specialists from at least seven countries to Alberta’s capital city. The gathering was not only a validation of the city’s pioneering ways, but for the city’s art-in-healthcare practitioners it was also a great intellectual resource, a networking opportunity and a general eye-opener, says Susan Pointe, the art advisor for the 19-year-old Friends of University of Alberta Hospital’s Art in Healthcare program. Pointe’s program is responsible for the U of A Hospital’s collection of original art as well as the McMullen Gallery and a thriving artist-in-the-wards program that sees poets, musicians and visual artists assist long-term patients in creating works of art. Describing the arts-in-healthcare movement as being both “so simple and so powerful,” Pointe says recent neuro-immunological studies have shown that “joy, peace and calm” felt by a patient not only release endorphins into the blood system, they also lower blood pressure, underlining a measurable medical reason to support arts-in-healthcare programs. Pointe adds that art programs like hers are vital because of their ability to combat boredom (“a major problem in the hospital environment”) and help alleviate depression and improve communication between healthcare providers and patients — all of which can shorten the length of a hospital stay and even reduce dependance on pain medication. Ironically enough, the realization that artistic practice can have a positive impact on bottom-line medical deliverables is closing the circle between modern, science-driven medicine and its shamanistic ancestors. Gilbert A. Bouchard is an Edmonton-based visual arts writer and broadcaster.

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Ron Moppett is experiencing a period of creative renewal. Not that he was ever really stagnant, but as the longtime director/curator (now retired) of the Illingworth Kerr Gallery at Alberta College of Art & Design, he had been spending more time filling out paperwork instead of doing what he’s been preparing for his entire adult life: creating paintings that evoke the mysteries of the universe. The day I meet the Calgary-based artist at his studio in the garage behind his home, he seems relaxed and confident about the direction his life and art are going. “That’s my work, that’s what I do,” says Moppett, entering his small but

Opposite: Ron Moppett in his garage studio: “it's about how


you can lose yourself.”

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comfortable studio. “I’m not thinking of running off to an island.” While Moppett’s assertion that he plans to remain in Calgary for the immediate future is certainly true, it seems his mind is often focused on some otherworldly place. Many of his most recent paintings are multipanel works that feature recurring images: the moon, a top hat and a roofline used to form patterns that express the soul of a man who could best be described as a poet. A poet who, rather than penning sonnets, uses paint to uncover his creative self. “Sometimes it’s hard to know why I like them,” says Moppett about the symbols featured in his paintings. The roofline that he has abstracted for several of his new works began life as an ad for a doghouse in a Canadian Tire catalogue. Another painting has a blended red background, a colour that Moppett first noticed in a magazine ad for jewellery. “What I like about it is you can’t quite tell what it is,” he says. “Is it a landscape? Or some photographer’s backdrop with bright lights streaming across it? It intrigues me.” His voice trailing off, it immediately becomes clear that analyzing what is essentially spirit put onto canvas is unimportant to Moppett. What’s critical to this respected artist is being tuned into a place that allows his unique imagery to be fully realized. Paintings filled with lush blues and subtle reds where top hats and full moons are captured aloft are perhaps best understood in terms of Gestalt, a concept originally introduced in 1890 by philosopher Christian Freiherr von Ehrenfels to describe experiences and phenomena that could not be easily understood using the ordinary five senses. While viewing Moppett’s works, Gestaltian theory seems to be an appropriate paradigm to gain insight into an artist who asks, “Is it possible to make a completely non-objective painting?” “I think it’s tricky,” says Moppett, answering his own question. “But that’s where I’m trying to go.” Although Moppett’s work has been dissected by more than a few art writers looking to unlock the meaning, what clearly shines through is emotion. Moppett has a reserved presentation — a sort of modern-day shaman whose truths are channeled through his brush, he chooses to let his paintings communicate what he cannot. If emotion and sensitivity are the hallmarks of Moppett’s work, it is his boundless curiosity that drives him. “I read a lot. I read theory, I read the professional magazines and books, and I look at art. I think of it as keeping in shape.” Keeping in shape — maintaining his intellectual muscle — is exactly what Moppett has done during a career spanning more than three decades. Akin to a long-distance runner, a marathoner who has been able to keep a strong and steady pace throughout the past 35 years, he was for the majority of this period a husband and father while also working full-time. He has focused on creating unique works of art, knowing full well that self-discipline, rigour and perseverance are the stuff that forms the foundation of a successful career in the often-fickle world of art. Moppett was born in 1945 in Surrey, England, and arrived in Calgary in 1957 as a boy with dreams of one day working for the Walt Disney Company. Enrolling in 1963 in what was then simply known as the Alberta College of Art (ACA), Moppett had a life-changing experience when in his third year

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he returned to England and viewed a Francis Red/Yellow/Blue, 2005, oil and acrylic on canvas, three Bacon painting at the Tate Gallery. panels, 36" x 31.75" overall “It knocked my socks off,” he says. “I’ll always remember that. It was really human.” Feeling the depth at which art could have an impact placed Moppett firmly on the path to painting, instead of pursuing his boyhood fantasy of becoming an illustrator in the animation industry. Graduating from ACA in 1967, Moppett has ever since remained a fixture in Alberta’s art scene. His career as a creator is the envy of many: more than 20 solo exhibitions to his credit, dozens of group shows and, in 1997, the $25,000 Gershon Iskowitz prize (named to honour the late Polish-Canadian painter) for excellence in his work and his dedication to the visual arts. At age 60, Moppett has certainly earned his greatest reward: time to paint. Although the successful artist, whose works can be found in collections ranging from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts to Concordia University in Montreal, could rest on his laurels, put his feet up and settle into an easy chair, this is not what lies ahead for Moppett. With his most recent paintings showing this fall at Calgary’s TrépanierBaer gallery, Moppett envisions even further explorations into the dimensions he discovers while painting in his studio. “It’s about how you can lose yourself,” he says. “You go to some other place. It’s not that you’re flaky or anything like that, it’s just that you’re on another planet.” I’m so like: New Paintings, an exhibition of new works by Ron Moppett, is at TrépanierBaer in Calgary September 15 to October 8. Opening, with artist in

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In the spring of 2002, Takao Tanabe told a Victoria newspaper reporter that he didn’t think he would ever be the subject of a major retrospective in a public gallery. Even though he had received the Orders of Canada and British Columbia among other honours for his contributions over a 50-year period as a painter and printmaker, this dean of Canadian landscape painters forecast gloomily that it “won’t happen in my lifetime.” It seemed he was regarded primarily as a “painter’s painter” — without the public profile of such better-known West Coast artists as the late Toni Onley or the late Jack Shadbolt — and thus didn’t warrant a retrospective. That situation changed in March 2003, however, after Tanabe received the prestigious Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. The Victoria and Vancouver art galleries announced immediately that they would co-sponsor a touring retrospective of Tanabe’s works in 2005-6. “The offer came out of the blue,” says Tanabe today. “Not many artists get retrospectives, you know.” Adrienne Holierhoek, marketing and public relations manager for the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, acknowledges that the Tanabe retrospective is long


Right: Takao Tanabe

Above: Queen Charlotte Summer 2/83, 1983, acrylic on

overdue. “We realized as an institution that it wasn’t a project we could handle on our own, so we reached out to the Vancouver Art Gallery and asked if we could do it together.” The retrospective, featuring more than 60 Tanabe works and curated by Ian Thom of the Vancouver Art Gallery, is on view in Victoria from October 7 to January 2, after which it will show in Vancouver from January 14 to April 17, 2006. The news about his 2003 Governor General’s Award caused few in Tanabe’s hometown of Seal Cove (now part of Prince Rupert) to sit up and take notice. He had grown up in


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the northwest coastal community under a differNude Landscape 1, 1959, oil on canvas, 40" x 33". ent name. Born Takao Izumi, the son of a comNational Gallery of Canada, mercial fisherman, he carried that surname for gift of the artist. the first 15 years of his life. Then, because his father had agreed at marriage to take his wife’s last name since she was an only child, he became Takao Tanabe. Like all British Columbians of Japanese descent, the Tanabe family was removed from its home after the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, and shipped to a so-called “relocation camp” in the BC Interior. The experience, said the artist, “ruined my life for a long time” but years later he decided there was no point in remaining angry forever. “I’m over it,” he said in an interview in 1999 when he was 72. “And I want the rest of the world to be over it.” Tanabe spent two years in the Slocan Valley detention camp and then joined two older siblings in eastern Manitoba, where they had been forced to spend the last part of the war slaving as indentured workers on a sugar beet farm. He worked as a labourer, cutting peat moss, until he was accepted at the Winnipeg School of Art in 1946 — initially to study commercial art. Commercial artists, he noted approvingly, “sat in clean offices, wearing clean clothes.” He paid for his classes by working part-time as janitor at the art school, and as a casual labourer at a Winnipeg iron foundry. During his second year at the Winnipeg art school, Tanabe took classes




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from Joseph Plaskett, who had studied in New York with Hans Hofmann — one of the seminal figures of abstract expressionism. That inspired Tanabe to become an abstract artist himself. By 1951, he was studying with Hofmann in New York, in between summer stints working as a handyman at what is now The Banff Centre for Continuing Education where he also took the occasional art class. In 1953, Tanabe was awarded a $1,200 Emily Carr Foundation scholarship which allowed him to spend two years in Europe studying, painting and working part-time as an art teacher at a girls’ school in London. When he returned, he settled in Vancouver and worked as a graphic artist while exhibiting what he called his “white paintings” (abstract impressions of nature) at galleries across Canada. Four years later, he was on the road again, this time on a $2,000 Canada Council scholarship to Japan, where he studied traditional sumi-e painting and calligraphy. Between 1968 and 1972, Tanabe lived and worked in Philadelphia and New York. He painted hard-edged geometric abstractions, and worked under the table as a non-licensed plumber and electrician. “I was barely selling enough paintings to cover the rent,” he explains. His hard-edged abstractions gradually evolved into semi-abstract landscapes and eventually into representational landscapes. “I guess I was always a landscape painter,” he said when he came back to Canada in 1973 to reorganize the art program at The Banff Centre and put it on a more professional footing. Twenty years earlier, when Tanabe took classes at The Banff Centre, the English painter William Scott had identified Tanabe’s abstract expressionistic work with real or imagined landscapes. Tanabe worked and painted at Banff for seven years, turning away from the mountains to capture the big skies and folding landscape of the prairie grasslands in a series of introspective paintings called The Land. In 1980, he quit the Banff job and returned to British Columbia. “I was born on the west coast and feel most at home here,” he says. Today, at age 79, Tanabe divides his time between Vancouver where he has an apartment and where his wife Anona works as a statistician with the Canadian HIV Trials Network, and the Vancouver Island community of Errington, near Parksville, where he has a home, a studio and an eight-hectare property. Here he paints coastal and other landscapes that the Toronto critic John Bentley Mays says, “deliver a sense of place almost too inhumanely vast, too beautifully grand for comfortable human dwelling.” In the catalogue that the Victoria and Vancouver art galleries have co-produced with Vancouver publisher Douglas & McIntyre in conjunction with the current retrospective, curator Ian Thom writes the following about Tanabe’s recent work: “The images that Tanabe has produced of the province of British Columbia are amongst the most important images of this region, and are a remarkable testament to the exceptional vision and skill of this artist.” After the show closes in Vancouver it moves to Halifax, where it will be on view at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia from May 27 to August 27. In early 2007, it goes to Kleinburg, Ontario, where it will be seen at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection from January 27 to May 21. After that, the organizers hope to bring the retrospective to Winnipeg.



The Takao Tanabe retrospective runs October 7 to January 2 at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and January 14 to April 17, 2006, at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Takao Tanabe is represented by Equinox Gallery in Vancouver, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, and Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto.

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“Explorations” A One Man Exhibition of New Works Opening October 14, 2005

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100-2506 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC, V8L 1Y2 250-655-1282 Fall/Winter 2005 Galleries West 61 Sophisticated contemporary art - abstract impressionism to magic realism. Museum quality sculpture, stone, clay and bronze. The gallery features the paintings of Canadian icon Doris McCarthy, as well as 20 leading western Canadian painters. New works can be viewed on web site. Other locations at Jasper Park Lodge and Chateau Whistler. Daily 10 am - 10 pm. THE QUEST GALLERY 105 Banff Ave, Box 1046 Banff, AB T1L 1B1 T. 403-762-2722 F. 403-760-2782 Public Galleries WALTER PHILLIPS GALLERY 107 Tunnel Mountain Road, Box 1020 Stn 40 Banff, AB T1L 1H5 T. 403-762-6281 F. 403-762-6659 The gallery is exclusively committed to the production, presentation, collection and analysis of contemporary art and is dedicated to developing a thoughtful and stimulating forum for visual art and curatorial practice. The WPG develops exhibitions, commissions new works and engages in dialogues about curatorial practice through symposia and workshops. Tues to Sun noon - 5 pm. WHYTE MUSEUM OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES PO Box 160 111 Bear St Banff, AB T1L 1A3 T. 403-762-2291 F. 403-762-8919 Located on a spectacular site beside the Bow River in downtown Banff. Discover the rich natural and cultural heritage of the Canadian Rockies. The Museum offers guided tours of Banff’s heritage log homes and cabins; historic walking tours of the Banff townsite; and exhibition tours of the galleries. Open daily, 10 am - 5 pm.

T. 403-233-2399 F. 403-290-1714 Calgary’s oldest artist-run centre is committed to providing a forum for a wide spectrum of critical discourse and multi-disciplinary practices within the contemporary visual arts. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm. TRUCK 815 1 St SW, lower level Calgary, AB T2P 1N3 T. 403-261-7702 F. 403-264-7737 A non-profit artist-run centre dedicated to promoting hybrid and emerging forms of contemporary art through the public presentation of work by regional, national and international artists. TRUCK contributes to the development and understanding of contemporary art within the Calgary community. Free admission. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm. Commercial Galleries ART MODE GALLERY 399 17 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2S 0A5 T. 403-508-1511 F. 403-508-1510 Located just minutes from the downtown core, this 3,000 square foot gallery is home to more than 50 Canadian artists and several internationally-renowned artists. Many styles and media are represented including eastern and western Canadian landscapes. Also located in Edmonton and Ottawa. Open every day. ARTFIRM Calgary, AB T. 403-471-1168 artfirm presents an expanding group of artists working in a full range of media including painting, sculpture, and innovative media. artfirm is committed to the sale of the exceptional, contemporary artwork by local, Canadian and international artists. Call or email for apt.


The sixth annual fine art fair for modern and contemporary art 81 galleries from 13 countries


Commercial Galleries THE ALICAT GALLERY PO Box 463 Bragg Creek, AB T0L 0K0 T. 403-949-3777 F. 403-949-3777 Located about 30 minutes west of Calgary, the gallery opened in 1987. It represents more than 100 local and Western Canadian artists and artisans working in oils, acrylics and watercolours. Native art, ceramics, carvings, sculpture and ironwork of the finest quality are also shown. Daily 11 am - 5:30 pm.

ART TORONTO CALGARY, AB NOTE: Some numbers on the Calgary Map may refer to more than one gallery in close proximity. November 4 - 7 Metro Toronto Convention Centre November 3 Opening Night Preview

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Artist-run Galleries EMMEDIA GALLERY & PRODUCTION SOCIETY 203-351 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0C7 T. 403-263-2833 F. 403-232-8372 EMMEDIA encourages and supports independent video, audio and digital media production and provides access to broadcast quality video and audio production and post-production facilities. The gallery promotes exploration and expression of personal, artistic, social, formal or technical issues and ideas with active programming and both theoretical and technical workshops and scholarship programs. Mon to Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm. STRIDE GALLERY 1004 Macleod Tr SE Calgary, AB T2G 2M7 T. 403-262-8507 F. 403-269-5220 THE NEW GALLERY 516-D 9 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 1L4

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ARTISTS OF THE WORLD 514 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0C8 T. 403-244-8123 F. 403-229-9687 Calgary’s largest and most eclectic art destination, this beautifully-renovated 20,000 sq. ft. heritage building features a vast fine art display, memorabilia and rare custom and vintage motorcycles. The facility boasts a dance floor, theatre room and multiple plasma screens as well as being fully equipped to host events for up to 800 people. Mon to Fri 10 am § 6 pm, Sat 11 am § 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. ARTNEST GALLERY Glenmore Landing, 1600 90 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2V 5A8 T. 403-258-0555 F. 403-258-1863 Promoting original artwork in different media by Canadian artists. Mon to Wed and Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Thur to 8 pm, Sat to 5:30 pm. ARTS ON ATLANTIC GALLERY 1331 9 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 0T2 T. 403-264-6627 F. 403-264-6628 Located in the Fraser & Seaboom building in historic Inglewood the gallery presents an eclectic mix of fine art and crafts by emerging, midcareer and established Canadian artists working in blown glass, raised copper, origami, artist books, and Polaroid photography. The book arts are a specialty. Wed to Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm and by appt. ARTSPACE GALLERY 1235 26 Ave SE, Crossroads Market, 2nd level Calgary, AB T2G 1R7 T. 403-269-4278 F. 403-291-0356 Located in an historical building 5 minutes from downtown, the gallery showcases established and emerging Canadian artists with an everchanging kaleidoscope of paintings, sculptures,

prints and photography, as well as fine craft media such as glass, ceramics and metals. Fri 4 pm - 9 pm, Sat, Sun 10 am - 5 pm. BE-ART GALLERY 100 7 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 0W4 T. 403-265-2484 The gallery features culturally significant artwork influenced by historically rich European traditions. There is an ever-changing selection of emerging and established artists reflecting a broad range of styles, subject and media. Patrons will find the artwork intellectually challenging and aesthetically appealing. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. COLLAGE 206-100 7 Ave SW, Art Central Calgary, AB T2P 0W4 T. 403-265-3330 COUNTERFLUX ART CENTRE 1336 9 Ave SE - lower level Calgary, AB T2G 0T3 T. 403-313-2800 THE CROFT 2105 - 4 St SW Calgary, AB T2S 1W8 T. 403-245-1212 F. 403-214-1409 Showcases fine art and crafts by 150 regional artists and artisans. Works on exhibit include both decorative and functional pottery, glass, jewellery, turned wood, journals, wood sculpture and paintings. Mon to Wed and Sat 10 am 6 pm, Thur, Fri to 8 pm, Sun to 5 pm. CUBE GALLERY 1520 - 17 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2T 0C8 T. 403-209-2823 DASHWOOD GALLERIES 203-100 7 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 0W4 T. 403-261-7705 Dashwood Galleries aims for a new standard in the world of craft, design and studio ceramics and glass. With simplicity and elegance, combining state-of-the-art technology with the ancient mediums of glass and ceramics, the gallery sets out to enrich contemporary living, and bring pleasure and art into urban lives. Mon to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat noon - 6 pm. DIANA PAUL GALLERIES 314 - 4 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 0H7 T. 403-262-9947 F. 403-262-9911 Specializing in high quality fine art — small and large format works — in styles from super-realism to impressionism to semi-abstract. Featuring the work of emerging and well-established artists. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm. FOSBROOKE FINE ARTS Penny Lane Mall, 513 - 8 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 1G3 T. 403-294-1362 F. 403-234-8080 Specializing in contemporary original fine art in a wide variety of styles and media from established and emerging Canadian artists. Mon to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. FRAMESWEST 1221 9 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 0S9 T. 403-265-8338 Long-known for their collector quality framing, the gallery has extended its ‘artful living’ theme at its new location in Inglewood with exclusive leather furniture by Selene, wood sculptures by Colin Schleeh and resin works by Martha Sturdy. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. FUSION ART AND DESIGN INC 208-1235 26 Ave SE

Calgary, AB T2G 1B7 T. 403-235-0250 F. 403-265-0194 GAINSBOROUGH GALLERIES 441 - 5 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 2V1 T. 403-262-3715 F. 403-262-3743 Toll Free: 1 866 425-5373 Extensive collection of fine artists including Tinyan, Raftery, Wood, Desrosiers, Lyon, Hedrick, Min Ma, Simard, Brandel, Schlademan, Anderson, Cameron, Crump and Degenhart. Calgary’s largest collection of bronze — by Stewart, Cheek, Lansing, Taylor, Danyluk and Weaver. Gemstone carvings by Lyle Sopel. Mon to Wed 10 am - 5:30 pm, Thur and Fri till 6 pm, Sat till 5 pm. GALLERY OF CANADIAN FOLK ART 2206A 4 St SW Calgary, AB T2S 1W9 T. 403-229-1300 A surprising and unique gallery that exhibits and sells Canadian folk art: furniture, paintings, carvings, textiles, antiques and artifacts gathered from across the country. Presents “uncommon art of the common people.” Wed to Sun noon - 5 pm.

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Come and visit our fabulous new gallery at Grant Park Festival on Taylor Ave Opening Exhibition September 22 Featuring New Works by


HARRISON GALLERIES 709 A 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E3 T. 403-229-4088 F. 403-920-0494 Representing the art of local, regional and internationally renowned artists, the gallery carries an extensive collection of traditional and contemporary artwork. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm and by appointment. Other location in Vancouver. HERRINGER KISS GALLERY 101, 1111 - 11 Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB T2R 0G5 1111 11 Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2R 0G5 T. 403-228-4889 F. 403-228-4809 The Herringer Kiss Gallery represents provocative and innovative artwork by emerging and mid-career Canadian artists. Artists include Marjan Eggermont, Ken Webb, Reinhard Skoracki, Tivadar Bote, Aron Hill, Jeremy Herndl and Tamara Maggio. Tues to Fri 11 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 11 am - 5 pm. IMAGE 54 GALLERY 709 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E3 T. 403-265-5458 F. 403-265-8681 Established in 1982, the gallery promotes art created by Canadian emerging to established artists. The focus is on regional artists and art in all media. Regularly scheduled solo, group and themed exhibitions are presented. Custom framing and installation services, design and art consultation. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm and by appt. INFLUX JEWELLERY GALLERY 201-100 7 Ave SW, Art Central Calgary, AB T2P 0W4 T. 403-266-7527 F. 403-266-7524 Representing over 30 Canadian and international artists, from emerging to established, INFLUX offers a unique collection of contemporary art jewellery and wearable art. Work ranges from rings and brooches to hand bags and scarves while materials span from precious metals and gemstones to rubber, steel, wood and found objects. Exhibitions change monthly. Mon to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 11 am - 6 pm. KENSINGTON FINE ART GALLERY 102-628 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E2 T. 403-228-2111 F. 403-228-0640 In Calgary since 1968, Kensington Fine Art Gallery features original 21st century Canadian art, including bronze and raku pieces, presented in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Recently relocated to 11th Ave SW between 5th St and 6th St. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm.

Off the Wall, acrylic on paper, 26” x 18.5”

Artists in Glass


Kiln-fired Bowl

Originals, Prints, Sculpture, Porcelains Local & International Artists Insured International Shipping

6-1170 Taylor Ave - next to "Swank" Winnipeg, MB R3M 3Z4 204-888-5840 or 1-800-822-5840 Fall/Winter 2005 Galleries West 63

MASTERS GALLERY 2115 4 St SW Calgary, AB T2S 1W8 T. 403-245-2064 F. 403-244-1636 Celebrating more than 25 years of quality Canadian historical and contemporary art. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. Recently relocated from 17th Ave to 4th St.

All Canadian • Hand Crafted pottery • jewellery glass • wood • gifts

2105 - 4 Street SW Susan Dean 245-1212

The Peters Gallery Downtown Gallery: 550 - 6 Avenue SW Framing Store: 1904 - 20 Avenue NW Calgary, Alberta 403-269-3475

MICAH GALLERY 110 8 Ave SW, Stephen Ave Walk Calgary, AB T2P 1B3 T. 403-245-1340 F. 403-245-1575 The gallery specializes in unique First Nations art and jewellery from across North America. Featured artists include Ernie Whitford, local wood carver; Nancy Dawson, West Coast jeweller; Ernie Scoles, Cree painter; as well as a large selection of Navajo sandpaintings, Inuit soapstones and traditional and contemporary turquoise jewellery. Mon to Wed 10 am - 6 pm, Thur - Fri 9 am - 7 pm, Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sun 11 am - 5 pm. Seasonal hours may be in effect, please call. MYKEN WOODS FINE ART 206-100 7 Ave SW, Art Central Calgary, AB T2P 0W4 T. 403-606-8414 F. 403-242-7449 In business since 1985, artistic expression from around the world meets in artist Myken Woods’ gallery. Along with her own paintings inspired by studies with a Chinese master, Woods showcases the works of 14 artists including Amy Loewan, Ferdinando Spina, Helena Hadala and others from countries as diverse as Poland, Australia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Mon to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat noon - 5 pm. NEWZONES GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART 730 - 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E4 T. 403-266-1972 F. 403-266-1987 Representing leading names in contemporary art: Joe Andoe, Michael Batty, Ross Bleckner, Jack Bush, Cathy Daley, Tom Dean, Suzan Dionne, Evelyne Brader-Frank, John Hall, Brad Harms, Christopher Kier, Ben Macleod, Don Maynard, Donald Sultan, William Perehudoff, Colleen Philippi, Don Pollack, David Robinson, Pat Service, Kevin Sonmor, Michael Walker, Barry Weiss, Jeroen Witvliet, Cybele Young, et al. Tues to Sat 10:30 am - 5:30 pm and by appointment. PAUL KUHN GALLERY 724 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E4 T. 403-263-1162 F. 403-262-9426 Focuses on national and regional contemporary Canadian paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture; also shows contemporary American prints. Exhibitions change monthly featuring established and emerging artists along with themed group shows. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. PHOTOSPACE GALLERY 1403a 9 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 0T4 T. 403-289-5434 QUAB GALLERY 212—100 7 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 0W4 T. 403-261-2855 F. 403-261-4855 An intriguing art gallery environment with edgy surroundings where the work of Canadian artists is exhibited in an atmosphere of unobtrusive intimacy. With a special Quebec/Alberta connection, Quab wants the viewer to delve into the mind of the artist and be transported into a world that has been created just for them. Tues to Fri 11 am - 5 pm, Sat noon - 5 pm. ROOM II DESIGN 5934 Centre St SE Calgary, AB T2H 0C1 T. 403-259-2212 F. 403-259-2271

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Room II design is a unique commercial gallery, just off Macleod Tr near Chinook Centre, presenting regular exhibitions of contemporary emerging to mid-career artists, who challenge the boundaries of their own medium. Mon to Fri 7:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10:30 am - 6 pm. ROWLES & COMPANY LTD 311 6 Ave SW - Plus 15 Level Calgary, AB T2P 3H2 T. 403-290-1612 F. 403-290-1942 Features over 100 western Canadian artists in original paintings, bronze, blown glass, metal, scrimshaw on moose antler, marble and soapstone. Specializing in corporate collections and gifts, the gallery offers consultation for special commissions, packaging and complete fulfillment for a wide variety of corporate projects. Mon to Fri 9 am - 5 pm. RUBERTO OSTBERG GALLERY 2108 18 St NW Calgary, AB T2M 3T3 T. 403-289-3388 This bright exhibition space in the residential community of Capitol Hill shows a variety of contemporary art styles and media in an inner city location for artists and art lovers to meet and interact. Some of the work is produced on-site by artists working in the adjoining Purple Door Art Studio space. Tues to Sat noon - 5 pm. SKEW GALLERY 1615 10 Ave SW Calgary, AB T3C 0J7 T. 403-244-4445 A recently-opened contemporary art gallery, offering an opportunity for both the uninitiated and the seasoned collector to view or acquire a dynamic range of painting, sculpture and photography from across Canada. Specializing in theme group exhibitions, with a focus on presenting topical art in an informed context. Monthly rotation of shows. Tues to Sat 10 am 5 pm and by appt. STEPHEN LOWE ART GALLERY 2nd level, Bow Valley Square III, 251, 255 - 5 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 3G6 T. 403-261-1602 F. 403-261-2981 Specializing in fine art orginals by distinguished Canadian artists of national and international acclaim for 25 years. Offers an excellent selection of outstanding paintings and sculptures in landscapes, florals, still life, and figurative in contemporary and traditional styles. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm. STONE FISH ARTS 1403a 9 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 0T4 T. 403-640-2381 Stone Fish is a warm and inviting urban gallery housed within a charming historic space in the heart of Inglewood. The gallery proudly showcases original works of both emerging and established contemporary artists and photographers. Stone Fish’s relaxed yet creatively charged atmosphere truly connects artists with collectors and art lovers alike. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm, Thur till 7 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. SUNCATCHER DESIGN STUDIO 206-1235 26 Ave SE, 2nd level, Crossroads Market Calgary, AB T2G 1R7 T. 403-265-6200 F. 403-278-6299 Established in 1976, the gallery is nestled in an alcove surrounded by the arts and culture of Artspace and specializes in custom stained glass and sandcarved glass. They also offer fused and blown glass, Larry Guterson ceramics, jewellery, antiques and paintings. You’re invited to discover, linger and enjoy. Fri 4 pm - 9 pm, Sat and Sun 10 am - 5 pm or by appt. THE COLLECTORS GALLERY OF ART 1332 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G OT3 T. 403-245-8300 F. 403-245-8315 Specializing in important Canadian art from the 19th to the 21st century including early topographical paintings, Canadian impressionists and the Group of Seven. The Collectors Gallery represents over 30 prominent Canadian contemporary artists. Tues to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. THE PETERS GALLERY 100-550 6 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 0S2 T. 403-269-3475 F. 403-269-3475 Established in 1993, this eclectic gallery represents important traditional and contemporary Canadian artists featuring quality original works of art... paintings, sculpture, glass and works on paper. They assist both first-time buyers and the seasoned collector to make informed choices for their personal or corporate collections. Mon - Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm, Thur till 6 pm, Sat 11 am - 4 pm. TRÉPANIERBAER 105, 999 8 St SW Calgary, AB T2R 1J5 T. 403-244-2066 F. 403-244-2094 A progressive and friendly commercial gallery specializing in the exhibition and sale of Canadian and international art. In addition to representing well-known senior and mid-career artists, the gallery also maintains an active and successful program for the presentation of younger emerging Canadian artists’ work. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm and by appointment. VANISHING POINT ART GALLERY 210-1235 26 Ave SE, Crossroads Mkt Calgary, AB T2G 1R7 T. 403-693-0106 VIRGINIA CHRISTOPHER FINE ART 816 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E5 T. 403-263-4346 F. 403-262-9644 Celebrating 25 years in the art business, the gallery carries original artworks by over 40 senior and established, contemporary Canadian artists including, David Alexander, Alex Cameron, Peter Deacon, Les Graff, Douglas Haynes, Roy Leadbeater, Luke Lindoe, George Mihalcheon and Leslie Poole. Exhibitions change monthly. Now in the Design District with the associated Vue Café. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5:30 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm. VISION QUEST NATIVE ART 106-100 7 Ave SW, Art Central Calgary, AB T2P 0W4 T. 403-264-0044 Located at Art Central, this authentic native art gallery specializes in Northwest Coast Totem Poles and ceremonial masks. It also features works by major Canadian aboriginal artists including Norval Morrisseau, Alex Janvier, Isaac Bignell and Frederick McDonald. Wide selection of antiquities including beaded dresses, moccassins, gauntlets and ceremonial regalia. Leasing/payment plans available. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm or by appt. WALLACE GALLERIES 500 5 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 3L5 T. 403-262-8050 F. 403-264-7112 Specializes in Canadian contemporary original art. Features some of Canada’s leading artists including Ted Godwin, Kenneth Lochhead, Vivian Thierfelder, Alain Attar, Les Thomas, Brian Atyeo and Jeff de Boer. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. WEBSTER GALLERIES 812 - 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E5 T. 403-263-6500 F. 403-263-6501 Since 1980, Webster Galleries Inc. has been a leading specialist in stone sculpture and offers a large collection of Inuit sculpture, oils, watercolours, bronzes, pencil works, ceramics and

hand-pulled prints within 10,000 square feet of gallery space. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 1 pm - 4 pm. Cooperative Galleries ARTPOINT GALLERY AND STUDIOS 1139 - 11 St SE Calgary, AB T2G 3G1 T. 403-265-6867 F. 403-265-6867 Housed just behind the CPR tracks in Ramsay, the gallery is home to over 40 artists and members of the artpoint society. In the Upstairs and Downstairs Galleries, members and invited art groups show their work in monthly changing exhibitions — from painting to sculpture; photography to textiles. Turn E from 8 St onto 11 Ave SE and follow gravel road. Thurs & Fri 1 pm - 5 pm, Sat 11 am to 5 pm, Sun 1 pm - 5 pm, or by appointment.

September Exhibition

October Exhibition

Erin Stelmaschuk

Juanita Baskerville

BRIC GALLERY 227 35 Ave NE Calgary, AB T2E 2K5 T. 403-520-0707 CENTENNIAL GALLERY 133-125 9 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 0P6 T. 403-266-6783 A unique, artist-run gallery offering excellent quality representational, impressionistic and abstract art work since 1975 — paintings in all media, hand-pulled prints, wall hangings, and functional and decorative pottery and handblown glass, all by local artists who work at the gallery. Tues to Sat 11 am - 4 pm, (also Mon from May to Oct). East end of the Calgary Tower complex, opposite Glenbow Museum. Public Galleries ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE GALLERY 1221 2 St SW, 2nd floor Calgary, AB T2R 0W5 T. 403-245-5662 F. 403-244-3911 Located in the heritage Memorial Park Building, the Alliance Françcaise of Calgary offers a wide range of exhibitions in its new gallery. It promotes the visual arts and their multicultural aspects as an important expression of French civilization and also facilitates cultural activities offered in conjunction with French language classes. Mon to Fri 9:30 am - 1 pm, 2 pm - 5:30 pm; Sat 9:30 am - 1 pm.

Copper Forest Colour Block Tree – Green

Spirits, Devils & Wise Women Dancing

Original artwork in different media by Canadian artists.

ART GALLERY OF CALGARY 117 - 8 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 1B4 T. 403-770-1350 F. 403-264-8077 DEVO ART GALLERY 317 7 Ave SW, 4th Flr TD Square Calgary, AB T. 403-268-1388 GLENBOW MUSEUM 130 - 9 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 0P3 T. 403-268-4100 F. 403-262-4045 The colourful history of Canada’s West comes alive at Western Canada’s largest museum. Discover the diverse people, stories and events that shaped this region. Glimpse the world beyond Western Canada through special exhibitions and their own eclectic, international collections. Daily 9 am - 5 pm, Thur till 9 pm. Adult $14; Sen $10.50; Stu $9; under 6 free; family $43.75. Glenbow Shop open daily 10 am - 5:30 pm, Thur till 9 pm. ILLINGWORTH KERR GALLERY Alberta College of Art & Design, 1407 14 Ave NW Calgary, T2N 4R3 T. 403-284-7633 F. 403-289-6682 LEIGHTON ART CENTRE Box 9, Site 31, R.R. 8 Calgary, Alberta T2J 2T9 T. 403-931-3633 F. 403-931-3673

Lisa Wirth, “Lower Lake, Kananaskis”

Acrylic on canvas, 16"x 20"

Glenmore Landing 1600 - 90 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2V 5A8 Tel (403) 258-0555 Monday to Friday 10 am - 6 pm • Saturday 10 am - 5:30 pm •

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Mon to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat noon - 5 pm 2nd level Art Central, 100 – 7 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB Situated on 80 acres of rolling foothills 15 minutes southwest of Calgary, the former home of landscape painter A.C. Leighton represents 50 years in Canadian landscape painting. Changing exhibitions and sales — workshops on painting techniques for various skill levels from beginners to accomplished artists. Located south on Macleod Tr to Spruce Meadows Tr west to 37 St (Hwy 773) and south (then west and south) to 266 Ave W (bottom of big hill, west and south on winding road) to Leighton Centre. Museum entrance 50 yds south of Centre. Tues to Sat 10 am - 4 pm. MARION NICOLL GALLERY Alberta College of Art & Design, 1407 14 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2N 4R3 T. 403-284-7625 F. 403-289-6682 gate.cfm MUSEUM OF THE REGIMENTS GALLERIES 4520 Crowchild Tr SW Calgary, AB T3E 1T8 T. 403-240-9723 F. 403-686-1280

Contemporary Art Jewellery

THE AVENS GALLERY 104-709 Main St Canmore, AB T1W 2B2 T. 403-678-4471 Established in 1980, the gallery features original paintings, both abstract and representational, primarily by local artists, along with fine jewellery and other works in a variety of media including glass, clay and metal. Daily 10 am - 6 pm. (Closed Mon in shoulder seasons.) THE CORNER GALLERY 705 Main St, Box 8110 Canmore, AB T1W 2T8 T. 403-678-6090 Toll Free: 1 800 649-7948 Original works by Canadian artists — Elaine Fleming, Mike Svob, Tinyan, Min Ma and Vilem Zach. Paintings, pottery, bronze, soapstone, jade, photography and raku. Phone for hours. Public Gallery CANMORE LIBRARY GALLERY 950 8 Ave Canmore, AB T1W 2T1 COCHRANE, AB

2nd Floor, Art Central 100-7th Avenue SW Calgary, AB 403-266-7527 Andrea's Pin by Janis Kerman

THE NICKLE ARTS MUSEUM University of Calgary, 434 Collegiate Bd NW Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 T. 403-220-7234 F. 403-282-4742 A broadly focused public gallery that is an integral part of the University of Calgary. 18 to 24 exhibitions per year focus on contemporary western Canadian art and on numismatics, reflecting the museum’s two major collections. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Thur to 9 pm, Sat 1 pm - 5 pm (May through Aug, Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm only). TRIANGLE GALLERY OF VISUAL ART 104-800 Macleod Tr SE Calgary, AB T2G 2M3 T. 403-262-1737 F. 403-262-1764 Dedicated to the presentation of contemporary Canadian visual arts, architecture and design within a context of international art, the gallery is engaged in the advancement of knowledge and understanding of contemporary art practices through a balanced program of visual art exhibitions to the public of Calgary and visitors. Admission fee: Adults - $2.00; Senior/Students $1.00; Family - $5.00; Members of the Triangle Gallery - Free. Annual Membership - $25.00. Free admission on Thursdays. Tues to Fri 11 am - 5 pm, Sat noon - 4 pm.

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Commercial Galleries FERNTREE GALLERY & FRAMING 2-505 1 St W, Box 366 Cochrane, AB T4C 1A6 T. 403-932-7335 F. 403-932-4711 STUDIO WEST BRONZE FOUNDRY & ART GALLERY PO Box 550 205 - 2 Ave SE, Industrial Park Cochrane, AB T4C 1A7 T. 403-932-2611 F. 403-932-2705 Original bronze works both finished and in progress at Canada’s largest sculpture foundry. Free tours of the lost-wax methods of bronze casting. Also paintings, western prints, Pioneer Women’s Museum, artifacts and more. Mon to Fri 9 am - 5 pm, evenings by appointment and call (403) 932-2611 for weekend hours. In Cochrane, 15 min from Calgary on Hwy 1A. WESTLANDS ART GALLERY 118 - 2 Ave W Cochrane, AB T4C 1B2 T. 403-932-3030 F. 403-932-7810 Canadian First Nations rare and original works, Inuit and aboriginal soapstone sculpture, plus Alberta landscape photographs, raku and functional pottery, metal work and coppersmithing and stained glass from local artisans. Mon to Fri 10:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sun 1 pm - 5 pm. In Cochrane, 15 min from Calgary on Hwy 1A.




Commercial Gallery CANDLER ART GALLERY 5002 50 St Camrose, AB T4V 1R2 T. 780-672-8401 F. 780-679-4121 Toll Free: 1 888 672-8401 Fresh, vibrant and alive describe both the artwork and the experience when you visit this recently restored gallery. You will discover a diverse group of both emerging and established artists all well priced. Mon to Fri 9 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm. Or by appt.

Public Gallery CROWSNEST PASS PUBLIC ART GALLERY 14733 20 Ave, PO Box 1469 Crowsnest Pass, AB T0K 0E0 T. 403-562-2218 F. 403-562-2218 Located on scenic Hwy 3 in Frank, the Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery features an eclectic selection of rotational exhibitions throughout the year. The Gallery Gift Store offers a selection of fine arts and crafts created by local and area artists. Donations are accepted. Mon to Fri 10 am - 4 pm, wknds/hols 1 - 4 pm.



Commercial Galleries ELEVATION 1309 204-709 Main St Canmore, AB T1W 2B2 T. 403-609-3324 Housing the works of more than 20 visual artists, Elevation 1309 Gallery exhibits a constantly changing array of painting, jewellery, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, ceramic and glass. Artists range from emerging to established, all working with some elements of contemporary style. Daily 10 am - 6 pm. (Closed Mon in shoulder seasons.)

Commercial Gallery GILDED GALLERY 106-2034 19 Ave (Box 2004) Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0 T. 403-335-8735 F. 403-335-8736 Specializing in original works by emerging artists of Central Alberta, the gallery shows more than 120 works by over 20 artists. The approachable and welcoming atmosphere is ideal for browsing and buying. Full custom framing services available. Portrait commissions by Sharon Dunbar. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm, or by appt.


Authentic Northwest Native Art Masks • Originals and Prints • Totem Poles Artifacts • Jewellery Corporate Leasing • Educational Seminars

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Public Gallery DONALDA GALLERY FOR THE ARTS 5002 Main St Donalda, AB T0B 1H0 T. 403-883-2255 A crossroads for art creators and art appreciators, the gallery is located in the historic Imperial Bank of Canada building with a commanding view of the Meeting Creek valley. Features a permanent exhibition of ceramics, water colours and oil paintings by native son, Luke Lindoe along with changing exhibitions by professional, emerging and beginning artists from the area. Just north of Stettler at Hwy 53. Open May through October. EDMONTON, AB NOTE: Some numbers on the Edmonton Map may refer to more than one gallery in close proximity.

Artist-run Galleries HARCOURT HOUSE GALLERY 10215 112 St - 3rd Flr Edmonton, AB T5K 1M7 T. 780-426-4180 F. 780-425-5523 The Arts Centre delivers a variety of services to both artists and the community, and acts as an essential alternative site for the presentation, distribution and promotion of contemporary art. The gallery presents 10 five-week exhibitions, from local, provincial and national artists, collectives and arts organizations as well as an annual members’ show. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat noon - 4 pm. LATITUDE 53 10248 106 St Edmonton, AB T5J 1H5 T. 780-423-5353 F. 780-424-9117 SNAP GALLERY 10309 97 St Edmonton, AB T5J 0M7 T. 780-423-1492 F. 780-424-9117 Established in 1982 as an independent, cooperatively-run fine art printshop, the SNAP (Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists) mandate is to promote, facilitate and communicate print and printrelated contemporary production. A complete print shop and related equipment are available to members. Ten exhibitions are scheduled each year. Tues to Sat noon - 5 pm. Commercial Galleries AGNES BUGERA GALLERY 12310 Jasper Ave Edmonton, AB T5N 3K5 T. 780-482-2854 F. 780-482-2591 In the art gallery business since 1975, Agnes Bugera is pleased to continue representing an excellent group of established and emerging Canadian artists. Spring and Fall solo exhibitions offer a rich variety of quality fine art including landscape, still life, figurative and abstract paintings as well as sculpture. New works by gallery artists are featured throughout the year. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm and by appointment. ART BEAT GALLERY 26 St Anne St St Albert, AB T8N 1E9 T. 780-459-3679 F. 780-459-3677 Located in the Arts and Heritage District of St. Albert, this family-owned business specializes in original artwork by Western Canadian artists. Paintings in all media, sculpture, pottery, and art glass. Home and corporate consulting. Certified picture framer. Part of St. Albert Artwalk - May through August. Tues to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Thur to 8 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm. ART MODE GALLERY 12220 Jasper Ave Edmonton, AB T5N 3K3 T. 780-453-1555 Located just minutes from downtown, in the Gallery Walk district, the gallery is home to more than 50 Canadian artists and several internationally renowned artists. Many styles and media are represented including eastern and western Canadian landscapes. Art Mode Gallery is also located in Calgary and Ottawa. BEARCLAW GALLERY 10403 124 St Edmonton, AB T5N 3Z5 T. 780-482-1204 F. 780-488-0928 Celebrating 30 years of specializing in in Canadian First Nations and Inuit art from artists including Daphne Odjig, Norval Morrisseau, Roy Thomas, Maxine Noel, Jim Logan, George Littlechild, Joane Cardinal Schubert, Jane Ash Poitras and David Morrisseau. A wide variety of paintings, jade and Inuit soapstone carvings, and Navajo and Northwest coast jewellery. Mon 11 am - 5 pm, Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm.

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CHRISTL BERGSTROM’S RED GALLERY 9621 Whyte (82) Ave Edmonton, AB T. 780-439-8210 F. 780-435-0429 This storefront gallery and studio, in the Mill Creek area of Old Strathcona, features the work of Edmonton artist Christl Bergstrom, both recent and past work including still lifes, portraits, nudes and landscapes. Mon to Fri 11 am - 5 pm, Sat by appt. DOUGLAS UDELL GALLERY 10332 124 St Edmonton, AB T5N 1R2 T. 780-488-4445 F. 780-488-8335 In the art business in Edmonton since 1967, and Vancouver since 1986, Douglas Udell Gallery represents many of Canada’s leading contemporary artists as well as some of the leading young artists gaining momentum in the international playing field. The gallery also buys and sells in the secondary market in Canadian historical as well as international. Tues to Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Mon by appt. ELECTRUM DESIGN STUDIO & GALLERY 12419 Stony Plain Rd Edmonton, AB T5N 3N3 T. 780-482-1402 F. 780-482-1347

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EVERGREEN GALLERY 2-20 McLeod Ave Spruce Grove, AB T7X 3Y1 T. 780-962-6222 F. 780-962-6247 Established in 1995, the gallery presents origional artwork by western Canadian artists such as Mel and Fran Heath, Karen Findlay, and Frances Alty-Arscott and pottery by Noboru Kubo, bronze sculpture by Roy Leadbeater, soapstone carvings by Roy Hinz and glass Art by Martha Henry and Jeff Holmwood. Selected a “Top 100 Art And Framing Retailer” by Decor Home magazine in 2003 and 2004. Mon to Fri 9:30 am - 6 pm, Thurs till 8 pm, Sat 9 am - 5 pm.

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FRINGE GALLERY 10516 Whyte Ave - lower Edmonton, AB T6E 2A4 T. 780-432-0240 F. 780-439-5447 FRONT GALLERY 12312 Jasper Ave Edmonton, AB T5N 3K6 T. 780-488-2952 F. 780-488-2952 Located in Edmonton’s gallery walk district. Since opening in 1979 the gallery has specialized in exhibiting fine art and craft by Alberta artists, with exhibitions changing every three weeks. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm. GALLERY DE JONGE 27022A Highway 16A Spruce Grove, AB T7X 3M1 T. 780-962-9505 Celebrating ten years, in a country setting just 15

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minutes west of Edmonton, the gallery represents original fine art by Western Canadian artists such as Mary Masters, Beth Coulas and Earl Cummins. Also featured is pottery, raku work, porcelain and other one of a kind gift items for functional as well as decorative uses. Follow Stony Plain Road west 15 km past 170 Street. Mon to Sat 11 am - 5 pm. JOHNSON GALLERY SOUTH SIDE 7711 85 Street Edmonton, Alberta T6C 3B4 T. 780-465-6171 LANDO GALLERY 11130 - 105 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T5H 0L5 T. 780-990-1161 F. 780-990-1153 Edmonton’s newest commercial art gallery in the centre of Edmonton was established as Lando Fine Art in 1990 by private art dealer Brent Luebke. It will continue to provide superior quality Canadian and international fine art, fine crafts, custom framing, art leasing, appraisals and collection management. The gallery also buys and sells Canadian and international secondary market fine art. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 10 am - 4:30 pm, or by appt. MURUNGO GALLERY 10614 124 St Edmonton, AB T5N 1S3 T. 780-433-5504 Toll Free: 1 866 717-9485 A major piece by internationally-recognized Shona sculptor Lazarus Tandi is at the centre of a variety of stone sculptures from Zimbabwe. This import gallery prides itself on purchasing each piece directly from the artist. A selection of generally smaller specialty objects complements the sculpture. Tue to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. 68 Galleries West Fall/Winter 2005

NORTHERN IMAGES GALLERY EDMONTON 2113 West Edmonton Mall, 8770 170 St Edmonton, AB T5T 3J7 T. 780-444-1995 F. 780-481-0530 Canada’s leading retailer of Inuit and Dene art from the Arctic. Specializing in soapstone carvings, tapestries, original prints, jewellery, beaded slippers and glassworks. Located on the Upper Level, Phase 1, West Edmonton Mall. Second location in Winnipeg. Mon to Fri 10 am - 9 pm, Sat 10 am 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. ROWLES & COMPANY LTD 10130 103 St, Mezz Level Edmonton, AB T5J 3N9 T. 780-426-4035 F. 780-429-2787 Features over 100 western Canadian artists in original paintings, bronze, blown glass, metal, scrimshaw on moose antler, marble and soapstone. Specializing in corporate collections and gifts, the gallery offers consultation for special commissions, packaging and complete fulfillment for a wide variety of corporate projects.Second location in Calgary. Mon to Fri 9 am - 5 pm, Sat noon - 5 pm. SCOTT GALLERY 10411 124 St Edmonton, AB T5N 3Z5 T. 780-488-3619 F. 780-488-4826 Established in 1986, the Scott Gallery features Canadian contemporary art representing over thirty established and emerging Canadian artists. Exhibits include paintings, works on paper including hand pulled prints and photography, ceramics and sculpture. Tues to Sat 10 am -5 pm. SNOWBIRD GALLERY Europa Blvd - West Edmonton Mall, 8882 170 St Edmonton, AB T5T 4M2

T. 780-444-1024 F. 780-443-1414 TU GALLERY 10718 124 St Edmonton, AB T5M 0H1 T. 780-452-9664 TU Gallery is an innovative new gallery representing talented Canadian artists — blending beautifully handcrafted furniture, exquisite photographic art and archival quality picture framing into one very personal expression. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm. VANDERLEELIE GALLERY 10183 112 St Edmonton, AB T5K 1M1 T. 780-452-0286 F. 780-451-1615 Representing, since 1992, Canadian and European painters and sculptors at various stages of their professional development, Directors Robert and Elizabeth Vanderleelie share the conviction that showmanship is vitally important in distinguishing their gallery. Their creativity, enthusiasm, and technical know-how inform every aspect of the 15 exhibitions they mount every year. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. WEST END GALLERY 12308 Jasper Ave Edmonton, AB T5N 3K5 T. 780-488-4892 F. 780-488-4893 Established in 1975, this fine art gallery is known for representing leading artists from across Canada — paintings, sculpture and glass art in traditional and contemporary styles. Exhibitions via e-mail available by request. Second location in Victoria. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm. To advertise your gallery in Sources, please call 403-234-7097 (from Calgary) or toll free 866-697-2002 (elsewhere in Canada).

8 Cooperative Galleries LITTLE CHURCH GALLERY 455 King St, PO Box 3511 Spruce Grove, AB T7X 3A8 T. 780-962-0664 F. 780-962-0664 Administered by the Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove, the gallery is housed in a church built in 1920. It shows original works by members of the Allied Arts Council, as well as a new featured artist every month. There are several member shows each year and an annual art competition open to all Alberta artists. Ongoing classes for both adults and children. Tues to Sat noon - 5 pm. THE STUDIO GALLERY 143 Grandin Park Plaza, 22 Sir Winston Churchill Ave St Albert, AB T8N 1B4 T. 780-460-5990 F. 780-458-7871 Public Galleries ALBERTA CRAFT COUNCIL GALLERY 10186 106 St Edmonton, AB T5J 1H4 T. 780-488-5900 F. 780-488-8855 Alberta’s only public gallery dedicated to fine craft presents four exhibitions in the main gallery each year. The Discovery Gallery features new work by ACC members. The gallery shop offers contemporary and traditional fine craft — pottery, blown glass, jewellery, woven and quilted fabrics, home accessories, furniture and much more — all hand-made by Alberta and Canadian craft artists. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm. CENTRE D’ARTS VISUELS D’ALBERTA 9103 95 Ave Edmonton, AB T6C 1Z4 T. 780-461-3427 F. 780-461-4053

MULTICULTURAL PUBLIC ART GALLERY 5411 51 St Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1X7 T. 780-963-2777 F. 780-963-0233 PROFILES PUBLIC ART GALLERY, ARTS & HERITAGE FOUNDATION 19 Perron St St Albert, AB T8N 1E5 T. 780-460-4310 F. 780-460-9537 Located in the historic Banque d’Hochelaga in St. Albert, the gallery features contemporary art, usually by Alberta artists, who show their painting, sulpture, video, quilts, glass and ceramics at both the provincial and national level. Monthly exhibitions, adult lectures and workshops, “Looking at Art” school tours, art rental and sales plus a gallery gift shop. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 8 pm. PROVINCIAL MUSEUM OF ALBERTA 12845 102 Ave Edmonton, AB T5N 0M6 THE EDMONTON ART GALLERY 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1 T. 780-422-6223 F. 780-426-3105 Founded in 1924, The Edmonton Art Gallery is the only museum in Alberta devoted strictly to the exhibition and preservation of art and visual culture. In conjunction with a full and varied exhibition schedule, the Gallery provides lectures, talks and seminars on art and art-related issues. Tues to Fri 10:30 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 8 pm, Sat, Sun 11 am - 5 pm, closed holidays. THE WORKS GALLERY AT COMMERCE PLACE 10150 Jasper Ave, Main Floor, Commerce Place Edmonton, AB T5J 1W4 T. 780-426-2122 F. 780-426-4673 VAAA GALLERY 10215 112 St, 3rd Flr Edmonton, AB T5N 1M7 T. 780-421-1731 F. 780-421-1857 Toll Free: 1 866 421-1731 Visual Arts Alberta Association is a non-profit Provincial Arts Service Organization (PASO) for the visual arts which celebrates, supports and develops Alberta’s visual culture. The gallery hosts an ongoing exhibition schedule. Mon to Fri 10 am - 4 pm. FORT MACLEOD, AB Commercial Gallery AGT ART GALLERY 2224 2 Ave Fort Macleod, AB T0L 0Z0 T. 403-553-4646 FORT MCMURRAY, AB Commercial Gallery ARTWORKS GALLERY 9917 Biggs Ave Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1S2 T. 780-743-2887 F. 780-743-2330 Showcases paintings, bronze sculptures, glass, photography, jewellery, funky furniture, and other multimedia works. Also features Northern arts such as soapstone and wood carvings, caribou hair tuftings and birchbark bitings. Changing group exhibitions feature new works by gallery artists, including paintings by Alex Janvier, Frederick R. McDonald and Carol Breen, sculptures by Brian Clark, and various works by other Western Canadian artists. Mon to Sat 9:30 am - 6 pm, Fri till 8 pm, or by appt.

Public Gallery KEYANO ART GALLERY 8115 Franklin Ave Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2H7 T. 780-791-8979 GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB Public Gallery PRAIRIE ART GALLERY 10209 99 St Grande Prairie, AB T8V 2H3 T. 780-532-8111 F. 780-539-9522 Located in the restored Central Park School building, a Provincial Historical Resource, the gallery is celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2005 as the only major public art gallery in northwestern Alberta. Maintains a rigorous exhibition schedule and is a regular contributor to the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat and Sun 1 pm - 5 pm. Closed statutory holidays.

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HIGH RIVER, AB Commercial Galleries ART AND SOUL GALLERY 509 1 St SW, PO Box 5005 High River, AB T1V 1M3 T. 403-601-3713 Annie Froese’s working studio/gallery presents paintings in a variety of media, ceramic arts, glass, weaving, furniture and jewellery. In addition to Annie’s own pieces, many of the original works shown are by teachers and mentors or simply the work of artists she has admired. Located about 1/2 hour south of Calgary. Wed to Sat 11 am - 5 pm, Sun 1 pm - 5 pm. TWO FEATHERS GALLERY 153 Macleod Tr, PO Box 5457 High River, AB T1V 1M6 T. 403-652-1024 F. 403-652-1026

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JASPER, AB Commercial Gallery THE GALLERY AT JASPER PARK LODGE Beauvert Promenade, Box 1651 Jasper, AB T0E 1E0 T. 780-852-5378 F. 780-852-7292 Toll Free: 1 888 310-9726 Sophisticated contemporary art — abstract impressionism to magic realism. Museum quality sculpture, stone, clay and bronze. The gallery continues to feature the paintings of Canadian icon Doris McCarthy, as well as 20 leading western Canadian painters. New works can be viewed on web site. Other locations at Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and Fairmont Chateau Whistler in Whistler, BC. Daily 8 am - 10 pm.

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Commercial Gallery THE GALLERY ON MAIN 4910 50 Ave, 2nd Flr Lacombe, AB T4L 1Y1 T. 403-782-3402 F. 403-782-3405 Located just off Hwy. 2 in the heart of Historic Downtown Lacombe, this gallery boasts the largest selection of original art in central Alberta. Representing over 60 Alberta artists, the gallery’s selection covers a wide variety of media. Mon to Sat 10:30 am - 5:30 pm. Winter Hours: Tues to Sat noon - 5 pm.

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Commercial Galleries COULEE RIDGE ART GALLERY Lethbridge Centre Mall, 217-200 4 Ave S Lethbridge, AB T1J 4C9 T. 403-380-2210 F. 403-380-2219 JERRY ARNOLD GALLERY 604 3 Ave S Lethbridge, AB T1J 0H4 T. 403-320-2341

Bearclaw Gallery 10403-124 St. Edmonton, Alberta T5N 3Z5

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THE MILLER GALLERY 407A 5 St S Lethbridge, AB T1J 2B6 T. 403-329-1050 This recently-opened gallery features original work by established local artists. Visit them online or at the space they currently share with The Studio Framing and Art Supplies. TRIANON GALLERY 104 5 St S - Upstairs Lethbridge, AB T1J 2B2 T. 403-380-2787 F. 403-329-1654 Toll Free: 1 866 380-2787 Public Galleries BOWMAN ARTS CENTRE 811 5 Ave S Lethbridge, AB T1J 0V2 T. 403-327-2813 F. 403-327-6118 SOUTHERN ALBERTA ART GALLERY 601 3 Ave S Lethbridge, AB T1J 0H4 T. 403-327-8770 F. 403-328-3913 One of Canada’s foremost public galleries, SAAG fosters the work of contemporary visual artists who push the boundaries of their medium. Regularly changing exhibitions are featured in three distinct gallery spaces. Learning programs, film screenings and special events further contribute to local culture. Gift Shop and a Resource Library. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 1 pm - 5 pm. UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE ART GALLERY W600, Centre for the Arts, 4401 University Drive Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4 T. 403-329-2666 F. 403-382-7115 UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE HELEN CHRISTOU GALLERY LINC Level 9, 4401 University Drive Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4 T. 403-329-2666 MEDICINE HAT, AB Commercial Gallery FRAMING AND ART CENTRE 579 3 ST SE Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0H2 T. 403-527-2600 F. 403-529-9109 Public Galleries CULTURE CENTRE GALLERY 299 College Dr SE Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3Y6 T. 403-529-3806 F. 403-504-3554 ESPLANADE ART GALLERY 401 First Street SE Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8W2 T. 403-502-8580 F. 403-502-8589 This new home for the Medicine Hat Museum, Art Gallery and Archives, as well as a 700-seat theatre, opens in October 2005. The gallery accommodates a wide range of art exhibitions, including contemporary and historical, regional, national and international art. Exhibitions are often accompanied by receptions, talks and tours. Adults - $5, Youth and Student - $3.50, 6 & Under - Free, Family - $12 Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun and Hol 1 pm - 5 pm.

also offers a unique line of original fine art note cards and hand painted sweatshirts. Thurs to Sun, 10 am - 6 pm thru Oct. Reopens in Apr. OKOTOKS, AB Public Gallery THE STATION CULTURAL CENTRE PO Bag 20, 53 North Railway St Okotoks, AB T1S 1K1 T. 403-938-3204 F. 403-938-8963 RED DEER, AB Commercial Gallery THE FRITZ GALLERY 4831 53 St Red Deer, AB T4N 2E7 T. 403-309-2420 This recently-opened gallery prides itself on originality — from the homelike setting and artinspired furniture to the paintings, sculpture, pottery and jewellery created by senior and emerging Alberta artists. Thur 4 pm - 8 pm, Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 4 pm. Cooperative Gallery HARRIS-WARKE GALLERY 4924 Ross St Red Deer, AB T4N 1X7 T. 403-346-8937 Public Gallery RED DEER & DISTRICT MUSEUM 4525 47a Ave Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6 T. 403-309-8405 F. 403-342-6644 WATERTON LAKES, AB Commercial Galleries GUST GALLERY 112A Waterton Ave Waterton Lakes, AB T0K 2M0 T. 403-859-2535 The Gust Gallery embraces the art and landscapes of Southern Alberta reflected by the extraordinary talents of artists working in 2 and 3 dimensional mediums. Open daily mid-May to end-September. WILLOCK & SAX GALLERY Box 85, 305 Windflower Ave Waterton Lakes, AB TOK 2MO T. 866-859-2220 The gallery strives to cultivate aesthetic appreciation of the natural grandeur of the environment and concern for the world by offering a thoughtful collection of fine art. Featured artist exhibits complement a broad collection in all media types and styles. Purchase plans, commissions, corporate sales, installation and world wide shipping. Daily, May 1 to Oct 31. By appointment or call for hours, Nov to April. WILDWOOD, AB Commercial Gallery WILDWOOD GALLERY AND STUDIO Box 623, 5410 50 St Wildwood, AB T0E 2M0 T. 780-325-3904 F. 780-325-3907 To advertise your gallery in Sources, please call 403-234-7097 (from Calgary) or toll free 866-697-2002 (elsewhere in Canada).


MOUNTAIN VIEW, AB ABBOTSFORD, BC Commercial Gallery THE CURIOUS BIRD South side Hwy 5, PO Box 136 Mountain View, AB T0K 1N0 T. 403-653-1155 Artist-owned gallery specializes in original twoand three-dimensional art from emerging artists and artisans in Southern Alberta. The gallery 70 Galleries West Fall/Winter 2005

Commercial Galleries CHARISMA GALLERY 33339 S Fraser Way Abbotsford, BC V2S 2B2 T. 604-852-3999 F. 604-852-3315 Toll Free: 1 866 852-3999

Founded in 1983, the gallery shows a wide selection of original artworks and limited edition prints by Canadian and international artists. Owner Rod Bishop is pleased at the development of a West Coast style of art and notes its emergence in the collector community. He has an ongoing commitment to connect the artist with the collector in a relaxed atmosphere. Mon to Sat 9 am - 5:30 pm. Public Gallery KAMLOOPS ART GALLERY 101-465 Victoria St Kamloops, BC V2C 2A9 T. 250-377-2400 F. 250-828-0662

COURTENAY, BC Public Galleries COMOX VALLEY ART GALLERY 367 4 St Courtenay, BC V9N 1G8 T. 250-338-6211 F. 250-338-6287

THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY VISUAL ART GALLERY Student St, Old Main Building, Box 3010 Kamloops, BC V2C 5N3 T. 250-828-5480 F. 250-371-5950 KELOWNA, BC

THE MUIR GALLERY 440 Anderton Ave, PO Box 3053 Courtenay, BC V9N 5N3 T. 250-334-2983 F. 250-334-2934 DUNCAN, BC Commercial Galleries E.J. HUGHES GALLERY 28 Station St Duncan, BC V9L 1M4 T. 250-746-7112 The art of E. J. Hughes is now available at his hometown gallery on Vancouver Island. Hughes is a master. His use of color, moody coastal skies and timeless places keeps connoisseurs coming back for more. Shop the Hughes Gallery online or, in person Mon to Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 10 am - 4 pm. Sun by appt. JUDY HILL GALLERY 22 Station St Duncan, BC V9L 1M4 T. 250-746-6663 F. 250-746-8113 With 30 years experience in Northwest Coast native art, Judy Hill is a recognized expert who is very careful about quality and authenticity. “I want people to see items in a gallery environment rather than in a gift shop to realize that they are art forms - not just souvenirs.” See Judy’s private collection of trade beads and rare baskets. Appraisals available. Mon to Fri 9 am 7 pm, Sat & Sun 9:30 am - 5:30 pm (Reduced hours off-season). GOLDEN, BC Commercial Galleries LEGACY OF LIGHT GALLERY 917 N 10 Ave, PO Box 682 Golden, BC V0A 1H0 T. 250-344-5989 Toll Free: 1 866 344-5955 Owned and operated by Bill Pitcher and Karen Flewin, half of the bright, airy gallery showcases their fine art photography. The other half is dedicated to oils, acrylics, watercolours, carvings and jewellery -- primarily from local artists. For the most part, the gallery maintains a Western Canadian theme. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 10 am - 2 pm. INVERMERE, BC Commercial Galleries BAVIN GLASSWORKS 4884A Athalmer Road RR 3 Invermere, BC V0A 1K3 T. 250-342-6816 THE ARTYM GALLERY 934 7 Ave, Box 235 Invermere, BC V0A 1K0 T. 250-342-7566 F. 250-342-7565 KAMLOOPS, BC Commercial Galleries HAMPTON GALLERY KAMLOOPS 167 4 Ave Kamloops, BC V2C 3N3 T. 250-374-2400 F. 250-374-2400

Artist-run Gallery ALTERNATOR GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART PO Box 5090 Stn A 421 Cawston Ave Kelowna, BC V1Y 8T9 T. 250-868-2298 F. 250-868-2896 Commercial Galleries ART ARK GALLERY 135-1295 Cannery Lane Kelowna, BC V1Y 9V8 T. 250-862-5080 F. 250-862-5049 Toll Free: 1 888 813-5080 A spacious contemporary art gallery featuring paintings, sculpture, mixed media, artist prints, photography and fine crafts. The gallery showcases the diversity and skill of accomplished and established artists and provides a venue for introducing exceptional emerging ones. It is comprised of six exhibition spaces with shows changing monthly. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 11 am - 5 pm. GALLERY 421 100-421 Cawston Ave Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 T. 250-448-8888 Offers an eclectic mix of national and internationally acclaimed artists. Enjoy the works of several talented artists in a relaxed and informed environment. Other gallery highlights include stone carvings, Raku pottery, and beautiful glassworks. In the Rotary Centre for the Arts, opposite Prospera Place. Tues to Fri noon - 5 pm, Sat 11 am - 4 pm, or by appt. GEERT MAAS SCULPTURE GARDENS AND GALLERY 250 Reynolds Road Kelowna, BC V1V 2G7 T. 250-860-7012 F. 250-860-0494 HAMBLETON GALLERIES 781 Bernard Ave Kelowna, BC V1Y 6P6 T. 250-860-2498 F. 250-868-4841 Since its establishment in 1964, the Hambleton has provided an extraordinary showcase for leading Canadian artists whose works presently grace many national and international private and corporate collections. In its heritage setting, owners Stewart and Tracy Turcotte have added ceramics, wood carvings and bronze sculpture to complement the paintings. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm.

5002 - 50 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1R2 1-888-672-8401

Featuring Parkland Prairie Artists Chorus Line, Elaine Tweedy, 12" x 24", acrylic on canvas

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TURTLE ISLAND GALLERY 115-1295 Cannery Lane Kelowna, BC V1Y 9V8 T. 250-717-8235 The gallery has a stunning selection of Northwest Coast wood carvings including ceremonial masks, totem poles, talking sticks, plaques, and bentwood style boxes and a few Cree and Ojibway artists’ works from eastern Canada. Also stone carvings, jewellery, original paintings and limited edition prints both contemporary and traditional. Mon to Sat 10 am 5:30 pm (Summer only: extended Thur, Fri till 8 pm, Sun 11 am - 4 pm). Fall/Winter 2005 Galleries West 71

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TUTT STREET GALLERY 9-3045 Tutt St Kelowna, BC V1Y 2H4 T. 250-861-4992 F. 250-861-4992 Visitors will find outstanding original Canadian art works by regionally and nationally-acclaimed artists — in oils, acrylics and water colour, as well as magnificent steel sculptures. There is an exciting variety of work from representational to abstract, to suit all fine art preferences. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm or by appt. Public Gallery KELOWNA ART GALLERY 1315 Water St Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R3 T. 250-762-2226 F. 250-762-9875 Founded in 1976, the gallery serves the central Okanagan Valley with a variety of exhibitions and education programs for all ages. The new 15,000 square foot facility, opened in 1996, offers three gallery spaces. The Treadgold/ Bullock Gallery, The Reynolds Gallery and the Rotary Courtyard. Admission: members free, individual $4, senior $3, student $3, family $8, children under 12 free, Thur 3 pm - 9 pm by donation. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm Thur till 9 pm, Sun 1 pm - 4 pm. NANAIMO, BC






Turtle Island Gallery

Commercial Gallery GALLERY 223 223 Commercial St Nanaimo, BC V9R 5G8 T. 250-741-1188 F. 250-741-0868 Whether it’s a classic coastal landscape or something funky by innovative and engaging new artists, Gallery 223 offers a fresh approach to enjoying fine art — an extraordinary selection of original paintings, ceramics, glass, wood carvings and stone sculptures in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Artist’s studios, art education facilities, an art supplies store and custom framing. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. (Also Sun from Apr - Sep.) Public Gallery NANAIMO ART GALLERY 150 Commercial Nanaimo, BC V9R 5G6 T. 250-754-1750 PENTICTON, BC

First Nations Art

250-717-8235 115-1295 Cannery Lane Kelowna, BC Located across from The Grand Okanagan Hotel on Cannery Lane

Original Canadian Art Since 1964 Robert Genn Allen Sapp, RCA

Playing Outdoors 20� x 24� Acrylic on Canvas

Last Light Beyond Tofino 12� x 16� Acrylic on Canvas

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Commercial Gallery THE LLOYD GALLERY 598 Main St Penticton, BC V2A 5C7 T. 250-492-4484 Experience the beauty of the Okanagan through artist’s eyes. Browse through four large viewing galleries hung French salon-style. Original oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastel, mixed media and sculptures depict the many faces of the Okanagan, Canada, Europe and Asia. Mon to Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm. Public Gallery ART GALLERY OF THE SOUTH OKANAGAN 199 Marina Way Penticton, BC V2A 1H3 T. 250-493-2928 F. 250-493-3992 The gallery presents contemporary art and historical exhibitions of both established and emerging artists in four exhibition spaces. A place of inquiry, interest and enjoyment, the AGSO proudly promotes Okanagan as well as provincial and national artists. Admission: Adults $2, students and children free, weekends free. Tues to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat and Sun noon - 5 pm. PRINCE GEORGE, BC Public Galleries TWO RIVERS GALLERY OF PRINCE GEORGE & REGION 725 Civic Plaza Prince George, BC V2A 1H3 T. 250-614-7800 F. 250-563-3211

Toll Free: 1 888 221-1155 QUALICUM BAY, BC Commercial Gallery QUALICUM BAY SEASIDE GALLERY 6161 West Island Highway Qualicum Bay, BC V9K 2E3 T. 250-757-9180 SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC Commercial Galleries J. MITCHELL GALLERY 3104 Grace Point Square, Ganges Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2T9 T. 250-537-8822 JILL LOUISE CAMPBELL ART GALLERY 3-110 Purvis Lane Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2S5 T. 250-537-1589 F. 250-537-9766 Toll Free: 1 800 474-6705 This European-inspired gallery, located on the water’s edge, is the charming setting for popular island artist, Jill Louise Campbell. Her impressionist paintings of the American Southwest, Europe, Pacific Northwest and now Tibet, are collected by thousands of clients each year. Open daily year round with extended summer hours 9 am - 10 pm. MORLEY MYERS GALLERY & STUDIO 7-315 Upper Ganges Rd Salt Spring Island, BC T. 250-537-4898 F. 250-537-4828 PEGASUS GALLERY OF CANADIAN ART Mouat’s Mall, 1-104 Fulford-Ganges Rd Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2S3 T. 250-537-2421 F. 250-537-5590 THUNDERBIRD GALLERY 3105-115 Fulford-Ganges Rd Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2S3 T. 250-537-8448 F. 250-537-9233 Toll Free: 1 877 537-8448 SECHELT, BC Public Gallery SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY 5714 Medusa, Box 1565 Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0 T. 604-885-5412 F. 604-885-6192 SIDNEY, BC Commercial Galleries LAROCHE GALLERY 1B-9851 Seaport Place Sidney, BC V8L 4X3 T. 250-655-8278 Eclectic collection of fine art in all media and styles from established international artists and some emerging local artists. Most are members of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Focus is on west coast art — notably by Clement Kwan SCA, and Glenn Howarth RCA — and figurative and wildlife sculpture in stone. Affordable prices. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. MAIN STREET GALLERY 1-2449 Beacon Ave Sidney, BC V8L 1X7 T. 250-656-6246 F. 250-652-6249 This exciting new space offers a broad selection of original art, ceramics, glass and jewellery. Representing an outstanding selection of contemporary Canadian artists, the elegant, warm and comfortable setting encourages browsing, questions and conversation whether a first time art buyer or collector. Daily 10 am - 6 pm, Thurs till 9 pm (summer only), Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.

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PENINSULA GALLERY 100-2506 Beacon Ave, Landmark Bldg. Sidney, BC V8L 1Y2 T. 250-655-1282 Toll Free: 1 877 787-1896 Gallery offers original paintings and sculptures as well as a wide range of limited edition prints for sale both onsite and through a comprehensive website. Mon to Sat 9 am - 5:30 pm. ROY HENRY VICKERS GALLERY 102-2537 Beacon Ave, Cannery Building Sidney, BC V8L 1Y3 T. 250-655-6466 F. 250-655-6477 Roy Henry Vickers recently opened this second gallery featuring his limited edition prints, posters, lithographs, books, calendars and art cards. Second location in Tofino, BC. Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am - 5 pm. VILLAGE GALLERY 2459 Beacon Ave Sidney, BC V8L 1X7 T. 250-656-3633 F. 250-656-3601 WHITE PELICAN GALLERY 0732B First St Sidney, BC V8L 3C9 T. 604-656-7066 SILVER STAR MOUNTAIN, BC Commercial Gallery GALLERY ODIN 215 Odin Road, PO Box 3109 Silver Star Mountain, BC V1B 3M1 T. 250-503-0822 F. 250-503-0822 The gallery proudly represents a talented group of Okanagan, British Columbian and Canadian

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artists, some of them well-established and highly accomplished, others just emerging, but all of them work in a distinctive and original style — oils, acrylics, watercolours, scrimshaw, sculpture, pottery. (Summer) Thur and Sat 2 pm - 6 pm; (Winter) Wed and Sat 1 pm - 6 pm or by appt. GREATER VANCOUVER, BC NOTE: Some numbers on the Vancouver Map may refer to more than one gallery in close proximity.

OR GALLERY 103-480 Smithe St Vancouver, BC V6B 5E4 T. 604-683-7395 F. 604-683-7302 WESTERN FRONT GALLERY 303 E 8th Ave Vancouver, BC V5T 1S1 T. 604-876-9343 F. 604-876-4099

Artist-run Galleries ACCESS ARTIST RUN CENTRE 206 Carrall Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2J1 T. 604-689-2907 F. 604-689-2907

Commercial Galleries AARON ROSS GALLERY 840 W Hastings St Vancouver, BC V6C 1C8 T. 604-876-7705 F. 604-876-1196

ARTSPEAK GALLERY 233 Carrall Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2J2 T. 604-688-0051 F. 604-685-1912

ART GALLERY B6-4255 Arbutus St, Lower Level Arbutus Village Square Vancouver, BC V6J 4R1 T. 604-736-9813

GALLERY GACHET 88 E Cordova St Vancouver, BC V6A 1K2 T. 604-687-2468 F. 604-687-1196

APPLETON GALLERIES 1451 Hornby St Vancouver, BC V6Z 1W8 T. 604-685-1715 F. 604-685-1721

GRUNT GALLERY 116-350 E 2 Ave Vancouver, BC V5T 4R8 T. 604-875-9516 F. 604-877-0073

ART BEATUS 108-808 Nelson St Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H2 T. 604-688-2633 F. 604-688-2685

HELEN PITT GALLERY 882 Homer St Vancouver, BC V6B 2W5 T. 604-681-6740 F. 604-688-2826

ART WORKS GALLERY 225 Smithe St Vancouver, BC V6B 4X7 T. 604-688-3301 F. 604-683-4552 Toll Free: 1 800 663-0341 Representing dynamic contemporary Canadian and International artists in a wide variety of mediums and styles including original canvases, sculptures, monoprints and limited editions. Feature exhibitions change monthly. Conveniently located in the entertainment district on the edge of Yaletown. Deliver locally and ship worldwide. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm. ARTZCO GALLERY 1025 Cambie St Vancouver, BC V6B 5L7 T. 604-683-8225 F. 604-683-9626 ATELIER GALLERY 2421 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G5 T. 604-732-3021 AUTUMN BROOK ARTISTS GALLERY 1545 W 4th Ave Vancouver, BC V6L 1J6 T. 604-737-2363 Recently opened gallery of 4000 sq.ft. near south Granville. Gallery focuses on exhibiting accomplished BC artists - painters, photographers and sculptors. It includes a wide variety of different works, media and styles which reflect the art culture of BC. Art gallery includes a coffee bar and lounge area. Tues to Fri 10:30 am - 6 pm, Sat 10:30 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. BAU-XI GALLERY 3045 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3J9 T. 604-733-7011 F. 604-733-3211 BEL ART GALLERY 2171 Deep Cove Rd North Vancouver, BC V7G 1S8 Fall/Winter 2005 Galleries West 73

T. 604-924-3719 F. 604-924-3719 Art dealers since 1990, Beatrice and Stefan Schreiber offer an excellent collection of orginals, limited edition prints and sculptures from fine local and internationally-acclaimed artists in the intimate atmosphere of their private gallery. Tues to Thur 11 am - 5 pm, Fri by appt. Check their website for schedule of showings by the Bel Art Group outside the gallery.

Judith Currelly LIVING SYSTEMS October 6 - 22, 2005 Image detail: Judith Currelly, Equinox, 2005, oil on panel, 67.5” x 73.5”

BJORNSON KAJIWARA GALLERY 1727 W 3rd Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 1K7 T. 604-738-3500 F. 604-738-0204 BUCKLAND SOUTHERST GALLERY 2460 Marine Drive West Vancouver, BC V7C 1L1 T. 604-922-1915 An eclectic gallery owned by Mary Southerst and Richard Buckland. Mary opened her first gallery in Vancouver in 1972 and since then has been managing galleries both in Spain and Vancouver. Their aim is to hang quality art without too high a price tag. The gallery represents 12 artists, many with international roots. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5.30 pm, Sun noon to 5 pm. BUSCHLEN MOWATT GALLERY 1445 West Georgia St Vancouver, BC V6G 2T3 T. 604-682-1234 F. 604-682-6004 A leading gallery of contemporary Canadian and international art, opened in 1979, Buschlen Mowatt has earned a global reputation for showcasing some of the world’s most esteemed artists, for producing museum calibre exhibitions and for distinguishing emerging talent. A second location opened in Palm Desert, Ca in 2001. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm.

1590 West 7th Avenue Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1S2 604-737-2629 Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10-5:30 Saturday 10-5 and by appointment

CATRIONA JEFFRIES GALLERY 3149 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3K1 T. 604-736-1554 F. 604-736-1054 CENTRE A, VANCOUVER CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART 849 Homer St Vancouver, BC V6B 2W2 T. 604-683-8326 F. 604-683-8632


CH ART GALLERY 323 Jervis St, Coal Harbour, Escala Vancouver, BC V6C 3P8 T. 604-688-3269 F. 604-688-3269 CHALI-ROSSO GALLERY 2250 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 4H7 T. 604-733-3594 Recently opened on south Granville, the gallery features original signed lithographs, etchings and engravings by Chagall, Dali, Miro, Picasso, Matisse and Rembrandt. Tues to Sat 11 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm or by appt. COASTAL PEOPLES FINE ARTS GALLERY 1024 Mainland St Vancouver, BC V6B 2T4 T. 604-685-9298 F. 604-684-9248

22 Station Street Duncan, BC V9L 1M4 Phone: (250) 746-6663

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Bowl of local Garry Oak shaped by Woodturner Bob MacMillen, painted by Kwagiulth Artist Rande Cook.

COVAN ART GALLERY 3778 W 10th Ave Vancouver, AB V6R 2G4 T. 604-225-0388 F. 604-225-0399 DANCING CRANES ORIENTAL FINE ARTS 807 West Hastings St Vancouver, BC V6C 1B4 T. 604-688-3835 F. 604-688-3865

DIANE FARRIS GALLERY 1590 W 7th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 1S1 T. 604-737-2629 F. 604-737-2675 Founded in 1984, the gallery has developed into an internationally recognized showcase for contemporary Canadian and international art, and is especially noted for finding and establishing new talent. They endeavour to draw in and include those who are new to the contemporary art scene as well as knowledgeable collectors. Tues to Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm. DOCTOR VIGARI GALLERY 1312 Commercial Dr Vancouver, BC V5L 3X6 T. 604-255-9513 DORIAN RAE COLLECTION 410 Howe St Vancouver, BC V6C 1A5 T. 604-874-6100 DOUGLAS REYNOLDS GALLERY 2335 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G4 T. 604-731-9292 F. 604-731-9293 DOUGLAS UDELL GALLERY 1558 West 6th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 1R2 T. 604-736-8900 F. 604-736-8931 In the art business in Edmonton since 1967, and Vancouver since 1986, Douglas Udell Gallery represents many of Canada’s leading Contemporary artists as well as some of the leading young artists gaining momentum in the International playing field. The gallery also buys and sells in the secondary market in Canadian historical as well as International. Tues to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Mon by appt. DOWNTOWN GALLERY 103-595 Howe St Vancouver, BC V6C 2T5 T. 604-682-8990 F. 604-682-8993 EAGLE SPIRIT GALLERY 1803 Maritime Mews (Granville Island) Vancouver, BC T. 604-801-5205 Toll Free: 1 888 801-5277 ELISSA CRISTALL GALLERIES 2243 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G1 T. 604-730-9611 ELLIOTT LOUIS GALLERY 1540 W 2nd Ave, The Waterfall Building Vancouver, BC V6J 1H2 T. 604-736-3282 F. 604-736-3282 The gallery features Canadian fine art representing contemporary artists and historical masters. Art dealer Ted Lederer prides himself on the standard and diversity of work the gallery carries, their innovative programs and excellent service, providing “in-house” art consultations and an art rental program available to private and corporate clients and the entertainment industry. Tues to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun 11 am - 5 pm. ENVISION GALLERY 2675 W 4th Ave Vancouver, BC V6K 1P8 T. 604-733-2082 monnysenvisiongallery/index.html This gallery of longtime collector Monny, has a permanent collection as well as a rotating schedule of exhibitions by local artists Sonja Kobrehel, Shu Okamoto, Ruth Lowe and others working in a variety of media. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm.

EQUINOX GALLERY 2321 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G4 T. 604-736-2405 F. 604-736-0464 EXPOSURE GALLERY 851 Beatty St Vancouver, BC V6B 2M6 T. 604-688-9501 FEDERATION GALLERY 1241 Cartwright St Vancouver, BC V6H 4B7 T. 604-681-8534 The Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery on Granville Island offers sale, exhibition and gallery rental opportunities to members. New exhibitions are usually scheduled every two weeks throughout the year. Tues to Sun 10 am 5 pm (mid-May - Aug), 10 am - 4 pm (Sep - mid May). GALA GALLERY 1771 Marine Drive West Vancouver, BC V7V 1J5 T. 604-913-1059 The gallery focuses on original paintings by contemporary Canadian and international artists with established market values — often through recorded auction results — and potential for further appreciation. Also offering bronze sculptures — both original works and limited editions. Tue to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 11 am - 5 pm, and by appt. GALLERY JONES 1725 West 3rd Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 1K7 T. 604-714-2216 HARRISON GALLERIES 2932 Granville Street Vancouver, BC V6H 3J7 T. 604-732-5217 F. 604-732-0911 Family owned and operated with over 35 years’ experience in the art community, representing the art of renowned regional and internationally-recognized artists. They carry an extensive collection of traditional and contemporary paintings between their locations in Vancouver and Calgary. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. HAVANA GALLERY 1212 Commercial Dr Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 T. 604-253-9119 F. 604-253-9181 HEFFEL GALLERY LTD 2247 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G1 T. 604-732-6505 F. 604-732-4245 HILL’S NATIVE ART 165 Water St (Gastown) Vancouver, BC V6B 1A7 T. 604-685-4249 F. 604-637-0098 HOWE STREET GALLERY OF FINE ART 555 Howe St Vancouver, BC V5C 2C2 T. 604-681-5777 F. 604-605-8577 IAN TAN GALLERY 2202 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 4H7 T. 604-738-1077 F. 604-738-1078 IMAGES FOR A CANADIAN HERITAGE 164 Water St Vancouver, BC V6B 1B2

T. 604-685-7046 F. 604-682-1910 Toll Free: 877-212-8900

Suzanne Northcott Explores the Elements Air. Water. Fire. Earth. These eternal elements, these life forces, lead to a new odyssey in experimentation by Suzanne Northcott. She describes this painting as “a dream woman with arms full of light.” She might be describing herself.

INUIT GALLERY OF VANCOUVER 206 Cambie St Vancouver, BC V6B 2M9 T. 604-688-7323 Toll Free: 1 888 615-8399 JACANA GALLERY 2435 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G5 T. 604-879-9306 The vitality generated by a truly original approach to art is the inspiration for Jacana’s fusion of Asian antiques and contemporary art. A fresh source of inspiration comes from artists including Claire Coutelle, Heather Craig, Joseph Evershot, Alex Ignatius, Cybele Ironside, Peng Liu, Kelly Milton, Timothy Nash and Pim Sekeris. Tues to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. JEM GALLERY 225 Broadway St East Vancouver, BC V5T 1W4 T. 604-879-5366 Located in one of Vancouver’s most vibrant and colourful neighbourhoods, the JEM (Just East of Main) Gallery exhibits and sells the work of emerging and established Vancouver artists and artisans working in a variety of mediums and disciplines. Pieces include jewellery, ceramics and other collectibles. Mon to Sat 11 am - 6 pm, Sun 1-5 pm. JENKINS SHOWLER GALLERY 1539 Johnston Rd White Rock, BC V4B 3Z6 T. 604-535-7445 Established in 1990, representing important traditional and significant contemporary Canadian artists, this eclectic gallery features quality original works of art - paintings, sculptures and works on paper. They assist both first-time buyers and seasoned collectors in making informed choices for their personal or corporate collections. Mon to Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm.

Holding Light, Mixed Media, 65" x 45"

“Elements” October 20-29 Catch the light

Seafarer JG Freedman says, “I want to show what life on the waterfront is like, where a simple mistake or a sudden storm can be life threatening.” Freedman has, says Gordon Smith, “a very honest integrity in his artistic expression.” “Salt Spray, Rain and Rust” November 3-12

492, Acrylic on canvas, 24" x 24"

2001 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver BC 604 266 6010 Canadian Art—Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

JENNIFER KOSTUIK GALLERY 2928 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3J7 T. 604-737-3969 F. 604-737-3964 KURBATOFF ART GALLERY 2427 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G5 T. 604-736-5444 F. 604-736-5444 Dynamic and open-minded, Kurbatoff Art Gallery offers a wide spectrum of styles and directions of contemporary art: from old masters’ sophisticated techniques to decorative playfulness of colours. The gallery is focused on the promotion of mostly Canadian artists, from emerging and mid-career to well-established. Tues to Sat 10:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm and by appt.

Toni Onley

LAMBERT’S GALLERY & SHOP 2492 West 41 Ave Vancouver, BC V6M 2A7 T. 604-263-1111 LATTIMER GALLERY 1590 W 2nd Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 1H2 T. 604-732-4556 F. 604-732-0873 The unique, warm atmosphere of a Northwest Longhouse encourages browsing of their large selection of original paintings and limited edition prints by many well-known native artists as well as finely-crafted gold and silver jewellery, argillite carvings, soapstone sculptures, steam bent boxes, masks, totem poles and more. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun & Hol noon - 5 pm.

GALLERY 1539 Johnston Road . White Rock . BC V4B 3Z6 604 . 535 . 7445 1 . 888 . 872 . 3107 Fall/Winter 2005 Galleries West 75

LINDALANDO FINE ART 2001 W 41 Ave Vancouver, BC V6M 1Y7 T. 604-266-6010 F. 604-266-6010 Specializing in Canadian historical paintings as well as representing many fine artists, both local and national. Quality historical works by the Group of Seven, Canadian Group of Painters and many of Canada’s early impressionists can often be found there. Clients are invited to peruse Canadian art books and paintings and to enjoy the visual, cultural education offered. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm.

“River Dancers” new l/e print by MICHAEL TICKNER THE STUDIO ART GALLERY, LIONS BAY 604 921-7865

Seasonal downtown Vancouver show dates & locations Sep 7 - 30 at Manulife Building, 1095 West Pender St. Oct 11 – 28 at Terasen Centre, 1111 West Georgia St. Oct 31 - Nov 11 at Park Place, 666 Burrard St.

MARION SCOTT GALLERY 308 Water St Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6 T. 604-685-1934 F. 604-685-1890 Vancouver’s oldest Inuit art gallery (opened in 1975) and one of Canada’s most respected has recently relocated to Water St in Gastown. The gallery is committed to presenting the finest in Canadian Inuit art, with a wide range of Inuit sculpture, prints and wallhangings from many different regions of Canada’s North, with special emphasis on rare pieces from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. Mon to Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am 5 pm.

Richar d Bond Range-Hat Creek #5 oil on canvas 48” x 48”



Tel. 604 219-4090 • Fax 604 677-5961


Visit the studio to see works in progress by Malaspina ar tists

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MARILYN S. MYLREA STUDIO ART GALLERY 2341 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G4 T. 604-736-2450 F. 604-736-2458

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2235 Granville Street, Vancouver BC CANADA T. 604 732-5353 • F. 604 732-5669

Don Li-Leger Book Launch and Exhibition of Paintings

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MARTHA STURDY ORIGINALS 3039 Granville Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9 T. 604-737-0037 F. 604-737-0233 With an international reputation as a leading designer of furniture, home accessories and wall sculptures, Martha Sturdy is known for creating distinctive artwork that is bold, clean and simple. Martha takes artistic simplicity and makes oversized statements using materials such as casting resin, leather, steel and brass. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. MICHEL BLAIS GALLERY 900 Howe St Vancouver, BC V6Z 2M4 T. 604-688-4520 F. 604-688-4530 Toll Free: 1 800 404-2122 MONTE CLARK GALLERY 2339 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G4 T. 604-730-5000 F. 604-730-5050 NEW-SMALL & STERLING GLASS STUDIO 1440 Old Bridge Rd (Granville Island) Vancouver, BC V6H 3S6 T. 604-681-6730 F. 604-681-6747 ONEPOINTSIX GALLERY 878 Homer St Vancouver, BC V6B 2W5 T. 604-684-0478 F. 604-684-0488

Opening Thursday Sept. 22 at 6 pm Showing to Saturday Oct. 1 Specializing in 19th and 20th century Canadian, European and American paintings, sculpture and original prints.

MARSHALL CLARK GALLERIES 1625 56 St Tsawwassen, BC V4L 2B7 T. 604-943-6033 F. 604-943-8830 Marshall Clark Galleries, just minutes from Vancouver, has evolved into one of BC’s favourite galleries. Featuring original work by local and internationally recognizable artists, the beautifully displayed environment is impressive in selection and comfort. Tues to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm.

Don Li-Leger Tropical Nine Patch, 40" x 40"

PETER OHLER FINE ART 2095 W 44 Ave Vancouver, BC V6M 2G1

T. 604-263-9051 Dealing primarily in quality historical Canadian fine art for more than 40 years. PETLEY JONES GALLERY 2235 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3G1 T. 604-732-5353 F. 604-732-5669 Established in 1986 by Matt Petley-Jones, nephew of the late Canadian and British artist Llewellyn Petley-Jones, the gallery specializes in 19th and 20th century Canadian, European and American paintings, sculpture, and original prints. It also offers a range of fine art services, including framing, restoration and appraisals. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm. PORTFOLIO GALLERY 863 W Hastings St, Terminal City Club Tower Vancouver, BC V6C 3N9 T. 604-801-6928 F. 604-801-6860 RENDEZ-VOUS ART GALLERY 671 Howe St Vancouver, BC V6C 2E5 T. 604-687-7466 F. 604-687-7466 Toll Free: 877-787-7466 ROMANOV GALLERY 875 W Hastings St Vancouver, BC V6C 3N9 T. 604-687-6968 F. 604-687-6286 A world class collection of fine art, specializing in contemporary Russian and international works of outstanding quality. Tues to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. SHARING THE SPIRIT NATIVE ART GALLERY 232-757 W Hastings St, Sinclair Centre Vancouver, BC V6C 1A1 T. 604-438-1111 F. 604-437-4511 SIMON PATRICH GALLERIES 2060 Pine St Vancouver, BC V6G 4P8 T. 604-733-2662 F. 604-733-2282 SPIRIT WRESTLER GALLERY 8 Water St Vancouver, BC V6B 1A4 T. 604-669-8813 F. 604-669-8116 STATE GALLERY Upper Floor, 1564 W 6th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 1R2 T. 604-632-0198 F. 604-632-0151 THE ART EMPORIUM 2928 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3J7 T. 604-738-3510 F. 604-733-5427 Large selection of paintings by all members of the Group of Seven and their contemporaries. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm. THE IRONWORKS 235 Alexander St Vancouver, BC V6A 1C2 T. 604-681-5033 F. 604-681-5033 THE STUDIO ART GALLERY Lions Bay Centre, 350 Centre Rd Lions Bay, BC V0N 2E0 T. 604-921-7865 F. 604-921-7865 Only 10 mins past Horseshoe Bay on the Whistler Hwy, well worth the trip. Featuring E. J. Hughes l/e archival prints, Michael Tickner originals and prints, Dan Varnals, Peter Holmes, Jeanette Jarville, Amanda Martinson and June Malaka originals, plus a wide variety of gift items and art cards. Check with gallery for Vancouver

TRACEY LAWRENCE GALLERY 1531 W 4th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 16 T. 604-730-2875 F. 604-730-2870 UNO LANGMANN GALLERY 2117 Granville St Vancouver, BC V6H 3E9 T. 604-736-8825 F. 604-736-8826 Toll Free: 1 800 730-8825 This internationally recognized gallery is Canada’s foremost specialist in the finest quality European and North American paintings from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. The elegant, neo-classical surroundings of the gallery also showcase a careful selection of antique furniture, silver and objets d’art. Tues to Sat 10 am 5 pm or by appt. VAN DOP GALLERY 421 Richmond St New Westminster, BC V3L 4C4 T. 604-521-7887 F. 604-293-6625 Toll Free: 1 888 981-9886 WESTBRIDGE FINE ART 1737 Fir St Vancouver, BC V6J 5J9 T. 604-736-1014 F. 604-734-4944 WHITE ROCK GALLERY 1247 Johnston Rd White Rock, BC V3B 3Y9 T. 604-538-4452 F. 604-538-4453 Toll Free: 1 877 974-4278 Offering an extraordinary selection of original paintings, serigraphs, etchings, ceramics, bronzes and stone sculpture by artists from across Canada since 1989. Custom framing service includes a large selection of Italian hand-finished mouldings. Personal attention. Home-like atmosphere. Tue - Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. WINSOR GALLERY 667 Howe St Vancouver, BC V6C 2E5 T. 604-681-4870 F. 604-681-4878 Dedicated to promoting distinctive contemporary art since 2002, the gallery represents senior and emerging artists from North America and beyond — including John Barkley, Tania Gleave, Raymond Martin and Mark Mizgala. They welcome you to explore their collection and staff are available for consultation at your convenience. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. Cooperative Galleries CRAFTHOUSE GALLERY 1386 Cartwright St Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8 T. 604-687-7270 F. 604-687-6711 MALASPINA PRINTMAKERS GALLERY 1555 Duranleau St (Granville Island) Vancouver, BC V6H 3S3 T. 604-688-1827 F. 604-688-1851 Part of the Malaspina Printmakers Society, the gallery hosts a full schedule of juried exhibitions throughout the year from both the local and national communities of artist-printmakers. Members’ works are available for purchase. Member group exhibitions have been held in Peru, Scotland, Finland, Italy, Japan, Australia and the USA. Tues to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 11 am - 5 pm, (Sun noon - 5 pm, Jun through Sep only). PEMBERTON STUDIOS 6-1583 Pemberton Ave North Vancouver, BC V7P 2S4 T. 604-454-1475 STUDIO BLUE 1494-4 Old Bridge St (Granville Island) Vancouver, BC V6H 3S6 T. 604-725-9612 Public Galleries ASIAN CENTRE 1871 West Mall, University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 T. 604-822-3114 F. 604-822-5597 asianctr/index.html


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BELKIN ART GALLERY 1825 Main Mall, University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 T. 604-822-2759 F. 604-822-6689 BELKIN SATELLITE 555 Hamilton St Vancouver, BC V6B 2R1 T. 604-687-3174 F. 604-822-6689 BURNABY ART GALLERY 6344 Deer Lake Ave Burnaby, BC V5G 2J3 T. 604-205-7332 F. 604-205-7339 Dedicated to presenting a variety of exhibitions and events in the gallery and throughout the community — educational programs for children, adults and seniors; community projects and exhibitions in schools, recreation facilities and community centres. “Get the Picture” art rental and sales program. Tues to Fri 10 am - 4:30 pm, Sat & Sun noon - 5 pm. CHARLES H. SCOTT GALLERY 1399 Johnston St, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9 T. 604-844-3809 F. 604-844-3801 CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY 555 Nelson St Vancouver, BC V6B 6R5 T. 604-681-2700 F. 604-683-2710 LA GALERIE DU CENTRE 1551 West 7 Ave, Le Centre Culturel Francophone Vancouver, BC V6J 1S1 T. 604-736-9806 F. 604-736-4661 MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 6393 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 T. 604-822-5087 F. 604-822-2974


Ron Parker COASTLINES Nov 17 - 30 Artist's reception Nov 20th 12:00 - 3:00 pm (artist in attendance) 2184 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R 1G3 T 250-598-2184 • F 250-598-2185 •

Colour Without Borders Paintings of British Columbia, Provence, Corsica & Tuscany

Christine Reimer, B.F.A. October 6 - 12, 2005 ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Victoria, BC Sussex Place, G6, 1001 Douglas Street Exhibit Information: (250) 381-2787

PENDULUM GALLERY 885 W Georgia St Vancouver, BC T. 604-872-6991 F. 604-876-5374 PRESENTATION HOUSE GALLERY 333 Chesterfield Ave North Vancouver, BC V7M 3G9 T. 604-986-1351 F. 604-986-5380 RICHMOND ART GALLERY 180-7700 Minoru Gate Richmond, BC V6Y 1R9 T. 604-231-6457 F. 604-231-6423 The Richmond Art Gallery plays a dynamic role in the growth of visual art in Richmond, and is a vital part of the contemporary art network in BC and Canada. Through excellence in exhibitions and education, the RAG strives to enhance an Fall/Winter 2005 Galleries West 77

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understanding and enjoyment of contemporary art. Mon to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat and Sun 10 am - 5 pm. SURREY ART GALLERY 13750 88 Ave Surrey, BC V3W 3L1 T. 604-501-5566 F. 604-501-5581 VANCOUVER ART GALLERY 750 Hornby St Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7 T. 604-662-4700 F. 604-682-1086 The largest art gallery in Western Canada is a focal point of downtown Vancouver. Presenting a full range of contemporary artists and major historical masters, it is recognized internationally for its superior exhibitions and excellent interactive education programs, and houses a permanent collection of almost 7,000 works of art. Tues to Sun & Hols 10 am - 5:30 pm, Thur 10 am - 9 pm. VERNON, BC Cooperative Gallery GALLERY VERTIGO 3001 31 St - upstairs Vernon, BC V1T 5H8 T. 250-503-2297 Public Gallery VERNON ART GALLERY 3228 31 Ave Vernon, BC V1T 2H3 T. 250-545-3173 F. 250-545-9096 As part of its commitment to fostering an appreciation of the visual arts for all members of the community, the gallery exhibits, collects and preserves regional, national and international art of the highest possible standards in all media in 78 Galleries West Fall/Winter 2005

order to educate, inspire and encourage participation. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 11 am - 4 pm. VICTORIA, BC NOTE: Some numbers on the Victoria Map may refer to more than one gallery in close proximity.

Artist-run Galleries MINISTRY OF CASUAL LIVING 1442 Haultain St. Victoria, BC V8R 2J9 OPEN SPACE 510 Fort Street, 2nd floor Victoria, BC V8W 1E6 T. 250-383-8833 F. 250-383-8841 For over thirty years, Open Space has been a substantive entity for professional artists who utilize hybrid and experimental approaches to artmaking, as well as a touchstone for young and emerging artists. It reflects the wide diversity of contemporary art practices in Victoria, across Canada and beyond. Tues to Sat noon - 5 pm. Commercial Galleries ALCHERINGA GALLERY 665 Fort St Victoria, BC V8W 1G6 T. 250-383-8224 F. 250-383-9399 For 30 years, the gallery has exhibited contemporary tribal art from Papua New Guinea and later, graphic works by Aboriginal Australian artists and premium-quality work by established and emerging First Nation’s artists of Canada’s Northwest Coast. In the South Pacific, the work of master carvers still living a village lifestyle is selected on-site by gallery staff. Mon to Sat 9:30 am 5:30 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm.

ARTEFACTS 550 Yates St Victoria, BC V8W 1K8 T. 250-383-5320 AVENUE GALLERY 2184 Oak Bay Ave Victoria, BC V8R 1G3 T. 250-598-2184 F. 250-598-2185 Especially noted for finding and establishing new talent, the gallery considers itself a showcase for contemporary British Columbia, Canadian and international art, serving both corporate and private collectors — those new to the contemporary art scene as well as knowledgeable collectors. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm. CHOSIN POTTERY 4283 Metchosin Rd Victoria, BC V9C 3Z4 T. 250-474-2676 F. 250-474-2676 From their studio set in a beautiful, award-winning garden of a renovated house from the turn of the century, Robin Hopper and Judi Dyelle produce a wide range of work, mainly in high temperature, reduction-fired porcelain — from one-of-a-kind pieces for decoration or contemplation to an excellent selection of functional pottery for everyday use. One half hour north of Victoria via Hwy 1, Exit 10 to Hwy 14 (Sooke Rd) and Metchosin Rd. Daily 10 am - 5 pm. DALES GALLERY 537 Fisgard St Victoria, BC V8W 1R3 T. 250-383-1552 F. 250-383-1552 EAGLE FEATHER GALLERY 904 Gordon St

Victoria, BC V8W 1Z8 T. 250-388-4330 F. 250-388-4328 FRAN WILLIS GALLERY 200-1619 Store St Victoria, BC V8W 3K3 T. 250-381-3422 F. 250-381-7374 Victoria’s oldest and largest contemporary art gallery started in 1982 as the North Park Gallery. It was moved to its present heritage location in 1984, and re-named in 1988 when Fran Willis became the sole owner/director. They represent both emerging and established western Canadian artists of national and international stature. Solo shows change monthly, running concurrently with a continuing exhibit of artists exclusive to the gallery. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5:30 pm. GALLERY 103 IN THE REEF 103-21 Erie St Victoria, BC V8V 5A8 T. 250-380-3933 GALLERY ON HERALD 545 Herald St Victoria, BC V8W 1S5 T. 250-480-7180 HILL’S NATIVE ART 1008 Government Street Victoria, BC V8W 1X7 T. 250-385-3911 F. 250-385-5371 Toll Free: 866-685-5422 JILL LOUISE CAMPBELL ART GALLERY 636 Fort St Victoria, BC V8W 3V2 T. 250-383-6779 F. 250-383-5876

Toll Free: 1 866 383-6777 Centrally-located on Fort St in the heart of Victoria, you will enjoy the impressionist watercolours by popular Salt Spring Island artist, Jill Louise Campbell. Her impressionist paintings of the American Southwest, Europe, Pacific Northwest and now Tibet, are collected by thousands of clients each year. The gallery is open daily year round. MARINE ADVENTURE GALLERY 105 - 19 Dallas Rd (at 21 Dallas Rd) Victoria, BC V8V 4Z9 T. 250-361-3684 F. 250-361-3685 MARTIN BATCHELOR GALLERY 712 Cormorant St Victoria, BC V8W 1P8 T. 250-385-7919 MAY IP-LAM GALLERY 655A Herald St Victoria, BC V8W 3L6 T. 250-384-1629 ON CANVAS 538-B Yates St Victoria, BC V8W 1K8 T. 250-385-8090 F. 250-385-8090 STARFISH GLASSWORKS 630 Yates St Victoria, BC V8W 1K9 T. 250-388-7827 F. 250-388-7828 STORE STREET GALLERY 101-1619 Store St Victoria, AB V8W 3K3 T. 250-480-7505 F. 250-480-7506 THE GALLERY AT MATTICK’S FARM 109-5325 Cordova Bay Rd Victoria, BC V8Y 2L3 T. 250-658-8333 F. 250-658-8373 THE GALLERY IN OAK BAY VILLAGE 2223A Oak Bay Ave Victoria, BC V8R 1G4 T. 250-598-9890 F. 250-592-5528 Just a short distance from downtown in the picturesque Oak Bay Village, the gallery shows a variety of works by mostly local artists including Kathryn Amisson, Sid and Jesi Baron, Andres Bohaker, Bryony Wynne Boutillier, Tom Dickson, Robert Genn, Caren Heine, Harry Heine, Shawn A. Jackson, Brian R. Johnson, David Ladmore, Jack Livesey, Dorothy McKay, Bill McKibben, Ernst Marza, Hal Moldstad, Ron Parker, Natasha Perks. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 10 am - 3 pm. THE LIGHTHOUSE GALLERY 45 Bastion Square Victoria, BC V8W 1J1 T. 250-381-2781 Toll Free: 1 800 381-2981 THE MOORE GALLERY 1014 Broad St Victoria, BC V8W 1Z9 T. 250-388-7030 F. 250-388-7035 Located in the heart of Victoria’s historic downtown area, the gallery specializes in contemporary and representational original paintings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, glassworks and jewellery by Westcoast artists. Exhibits are complemented by works from Haida carvers and other native artists. Mon to Sat 10 am ñ 5 pm or by appt. THE STUDIO GALLERY 2960A Jutland Rd Victoria, BC V8T 5K2 T. 250-892-0606 Opening officially in September,2005 this contemporary art gallery focuses on the abstract work of two well-established Victoria painters,

Bill Porteous and Maggie Cole. The gallery also presents shows of emerging abstract painters as well as evening events, to bring art, artists and collectors together in an informal setting to educate,inform and inspire. Thurs to Sat 1 pm - 5 pm or by appt. Extended during exhibitions.

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WEST END GALLERY 1203 Broad Street Victoria, BC V8W 2A4 T. 250-388-0009 First established in Edmonton in 1975, Dan and Lana Hudon opened a second Gallery located in the heart of downtown Victoria in 1994. Visitors are encouraged to explore and select from a wide range of styles and prices, from emerging to established artists and to purchase with confidence. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 10 am 5 pm, Sun/Holidays noon - 4 pm. WINCHESTER GALLERIES 2260 Oak Bay Ave Victoria, BC V8R 1G7 T. 250-595-2777 F. 250-595-2310 Exclusive fine art dealers handling Canadian historical and contemporary art. Opened in 1974, the gallery has been under the ownership of Gunter H.J. Heinrich and Anthony R.H. Sam since 1994 and in 2003 has moved to its own building in Oak Bay Village. They regularly run major exhibitions of two to three weeks both here and in a second downtown gallery. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. Public Galleries ART GALLERY OF GREATER VICTORIA 1040 Moss Street Victoria, BC V8V 4P1 T. 250-384-4101 F. 250-361-3995 Home to BC’s largest public art collection, including one of Canada’s leading Asian collections, the Gallery features exhibitions ranging from Asian, historical, Canadian and contemporary art and a permanent exhibition of paintings and writings by BC’s premiere artist, Emily Carr. Admission: Adults $6, Seniors/Students $4. Mon to Sun 10 am - 5 pm. COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL OF GREATER VICTORIA G6-1001 Douglas St Victoria, BC V8W 2C5 T. 250-381-2787 F. 250-383-9155

The Storm

Oil on Canvas 24” x 24”

1014 Broad Street Victoria, BC T 250-388-7030

October 6 - 29 HARRY STANBRIDGE - “Grids and Grounds” November 3 - 26 CAROLINE JAMES - new work December 1-24 Gallery Artists' Showcase

HUDSON’S BAY COMPANY GALLERY 1150 Douglas St, 1 Bay Centre, 4th Floor Victoria, BC V8W 2C8 T. 250-385-1311 Extn: 503 F. 250-385-9247 MALTWOOD ART MUSEUM AND GALLERY Box 3025 Stn CSC, University Centre, B155-380 Finnerty Road Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 T. 250-721-8298 F. 250-721-8997 WHISTLER, BC Commercial Galleries THE GALLERY AT CHATEAU WHISTLER 4559 Chateau Blvd Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 T. 604-935-1862 Toll Free: 1 888 310-9726 Sophisticated contemporary art - abstract impressionism to magic realism. Museum quality sculpture, stone, clay and bronze. The gallery features the paintings of Canadian icon Doris McCarthy, as well as 20 leading western Canadian painters. New works can be viewed on web site. Other locations at Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Daily 10 am - 10 pm. WHISTLER VILLAGE ART GALLERY 4050 Whistler Way

Joy to the World

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MANITOBA GALLERIES BRANDON, MB Public Gallery ART GALLERY OF SOUTHWESTERN MANITOBA 710 Rosser Ave, Suite 2 Brandon, MB R7A 0K9 T. 204-727-1036 F. 204-726-8139 Tracing its roots back to 1890, the gallery’s mission is to lead in visual art production, presentation, promotion and education in western Manitoba. Its focus is on contemporary art while respecting local heritage and culture. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Thurs till 9 pm. GIMLI, MB Commercial Gallery MERMAID’S KISS GALLERY PO Box 509, 85 Fourth Ave Gimli, MB R0C 1B0 T. 204-642-7453 Just an hour’s scenic drive north from Winnipeg the gallery presents an eclectic mix of original art in painting, pottery, photography, raku, fibre and jewellery. Established and emerging artists take their inspiration from the lake and surrounding areas. Also offering archival giclèe printing, photo restoration, certified custom conservation framing. Mon, Thur to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm. 80 Galleries West Fall/Winter 2005



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Artist-run Galleries ACEARTINC. 290 McDermot Ave - 2nd Flr Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T2 T. 204-944-9763 F. 204-944-9101 GRAFFITI GALLERY 109 Higgins Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0B5 T. 204-667-9960 F. 204-949-0696 PLATFORM: CENTRE FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC & DIGITAL ARTS 121-100 Arthur St Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3 T. 204-942-8183 F. 204-942-1555 THE LABEL GALLERY 510 Portage Ave Winnipeg, MB R3C 3X1 T. 204-772-5165 URBAN SHAMAN 233 McDermot Winnipeg, MB R3B 2W8 T. 204-942-2674 F. 204-944-9577 VIDEO POOL MEDIA ARTS CENTRE 300-100 Arthur St Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3 T. 204-949-9134 F. 204-942-1555



Commercial Galleries BAYAT INUIT GALLERY 163 Stafford St Winnipeg, MB R3M 2W9 T. 204-475-5873 F. 204-284-1481 Toll Free: 888-884-6948 BIRCHWOOD ART GALLERY 6-1170 Taylor Ave, Grant Park Festival Winnipeg, MB R3M 3Z4 T. 204-888-5840 F. 204-888-5604 Toll Free: 1 800 822-5840 Specializing in originals, prints, sculptures and bronzes, featuring a large selection of Manitoba and international artists. Art restoration and cleaning service, custom conservation framing. Insured international shipping, fine art leasing and rentals, commissions available upon request. Mon to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Wed till 8 pm, Sat 10 am - 4 pm. CRAFTSPACE 237 McDermot Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S4 T. 204-487-6114 F. 204-487-6115 Extraordinary objects handmade by Manitoba Crafts Council artisans. Features original works in ceramics, fibre, jewellery, glass, metal and wood. Coupled with the Manitobal Crafts Council Exhibition Gallery, CraftSpace is a major destination for contemporary craft. Mon to Fri 11 am - 5 pm, Sat 11 am - 4 pm. CREAM GALLERY 944 Portage Ave Winnipeg, MB R3G 0R1 T. 204-957-7367 Recently relocated on Portage, this contemporary commercial art gallery shows a wide range of cutting edge contemporary art — a chic and

interesting venue supporting both accomplished and emerging artists. It’s also an interesting setting to enjoy coffee or shop for unusual gifts and cards. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 11 am - 5 pm, Sun by appt. GALLERY LACOSSE 169 Lilac St Winnipeg, MB R3M 2S1 T. 204-284-0726 Snuggled just north of Corydon in historic Crescentwood, this full-service gallery features artwork by a select group of more than 15 talented Canadian artists who express themselves through watercolour, mixed media, jewellery, photography, pottery, batik and printmaking each unique and original (the artwork too!). Tues to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm. KEN SEGAL GALLERY 4-433 River Ave Winnipeg, MB R3L 2V1 T. 204-477-4527 F. 204-992-2594 The gallery has evolved into a showcase for contemporary art and is especially noted for finding and establishing new talent, although some of their artists are already represented in personal and corporate art collections. The gallery serves corporate and private collectors as well as offering friendly access to those who are new to the contemporary art scene. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm. LEONARD MARCOE STUDIO SHOWROOM 580-70 Arthur St Winnipeg, MB R3B 1G7 T. 204-475-5895 LOCH GALLERY 306 St. Mary’s Road Winnipeg, MB R2H 1J8 T. 204-235-1033 F. 204-235-1036 Established in 1972, the Loch Gallery specializes in building collections of quality Canadian, American, British and European paintings and sculpture. It represents original 19th and 20th century artwork of collectable and historic interest, as well as a select group of gifted professional artists from across Canada including Ivan Eyre, Leo Mol, Peter Sawatzky, Anna Wiechec, Philip Craig and Carol Stewart. Mon to Fri 9 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 9 am - 5 pm. MARTHA STREET STUDIO 11 Martha St Winnipeg, MB R3B 1A2 T. 204-779-6253 F. 204-944-1804 The home of the Manitoba Printmakers Association is a production space and gallery featuring limited edition graphics by artists from Manitoba and Canada. Mon to Fri 11 am - 4 pm. MAYBERRY FINE ART 212 McDermot Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S3 T. 204-255-5690 Located in Winnipeg’s historic Exchange District, the gallery represents a select group of gifted Canadian artists including Joe Fafard, Wanda Koop, John MacDonald and Robert Genn. With over 30 years experience, they also specialize in historic Canadian and European works of collectible interest. Regular exhibitions feature important early Canadian art as well as gallery artists. Tues to Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm. NORTHERN IMAGES GALLERY WINNIPEG 393 Portage Ave, Portage Place, 2nd Floor Winnipeg, MB R3B 3H6 T. 204-942-5501 F. 204-942-5502 Retail outlet of Arctic Cooperatives, owned by the Inuit and Dene of Nunavut in the Northwest Territories. The collection includes prints and sculpture in stone, antler, bone and ivory along with wall hangings, Lorna Design jackets, crafts and jewellery. Mon to Wed, and Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Thur and Fri 10 am - 9 pm. NUNAVUT GALLERY INC 603 Corydon Winnipeg, MB R3L 0P3 T. 204-478-7233 F. 204-475-7539 A fine collection of Inuit sculpture, prints and wallhangings from all areas of the Canadian Arctic by leading Inuit artists — stone carvings of polar bears, loons, seals, spirit pieces and much more. Also showing contemporary Canadian artists. Mon to Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Thur til 6:30 pm. SITE GALLERY 55 Arthur St Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H1 T. 204-942-1618 F. 204-943-7980 Six thousand square feet of outstanding contemporary art. In Gallery One, SITE features 32 Manitoba artists in 4 group exhibitions annually. Gallery Two offers 12 one-person shows each year, and the Small Works Gallery features fine craft items at modest prices. Tues to Sat 11 am 4 pm. THE GENUINE ARTS GALLERY 402 Notre Dame Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 1R1 T. 204-942-5313 F. 204-942-5373 A gallery of distinction with both modern and traditional artwork, featuring framed mosaics, stained and coloured glass, broken plates and icons — artistry inspired from the traditional and historical ways. The acrylic and oil paintings on canvas are also available in limited reproductions. Co-directed by retired architects, Samia Soliman and Ghazoly Gabra. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm. THE LION AND THE ROSE GALLERY 210-70 Albert St Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E8 T. 204-452-5350 Come in, relax and enjoy conversation and original contemporary art focused on Manitoba artists and select artists from across Canada, the United States and Britain. All media are represented including fine craft and jewellery. Mon to Fri 11 am - 5 pm or by appt. THE SHAW GALLERY 336 William Ave Winnipeg, MB R3A 0H7 T. 204-944-9518 F. 204-956-0030 Toll Free: 1 800 261-3161 WAH-SA GALLERY 302 Fort St Winnipeg, MB R3C 1E5 T. 204-942-5121 F. 204-888-3140 Specializing in Canadian aboriginal art, primarily of the Woodlands and Prairie styles, with limited edition prints, originals and art cards, carvings, handicraft and giftware. Appraisal services and framing. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm. WAREHOUSE ARTWORKS 222 McDermot Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S3 T. 204-943-1681 F. 204-942-2847 A Winnipeg fixture for more than 25 years, the gallery presents original art, in a variety of media, mainly from Manitoba artists. They also offer limited edition prints and reproductions along with a major framing facility. Mon to Thur 9 am - 5:30 pm, Sat to 5 pm. WAYNE ARTHUR GALLERY 186 Provencher Blvd Winnipeg, MB R2H 0G3 T. 204-477-5249 Artist Wayne Arthur and wife Bev Morton opened the Wayne Arthur Sculpture & Craft Gallery in 1995. After Wayne passed away, Bev moved the gallery to Winnipeg and together with new husband, Robert MacLellan, has run the Wayne Arthur Gallery since 2002. Some of Wayne’s drawings are available for purchase as well as the creations of more than 60 Manitoba artists, working in painting, print-making, mixed media, sculpture, pottery, jewellery, glass and photography. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm. WOODLANDS GALLERY 535 Academy Road Winnipeg, MB R3N 0E2 T. 204-947-0700 F. 204-488-3306 Cooperative Galleries ADELAIDE MCDERMOT GALLERY 318 McDermot Ave Winnipeg, MB R3A 0A2 T. 204-987-3517 MEDEA GALLERY 132 Osborne St in The Village Winnipeg, MB T. 204-453-1115 An artist-run cooperative established in 1976 featuring traditional and contemporary original fine art by Manitoba artists — oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, mixed media, intaglio and serigraph prints, ceramics, sculpture and photography. Rental plan and gift certificates available. Mon to Sat 10:30 am - 5 pm, Sun 1 pm - 4pm. STONEWARE GALLERY 778 Corydon Ave Winnipeg, MB R3M 0Y1 T. 204-475-8088 An artist-run cooperative of potters founded in 1978. Its’ twelve members create work in a wide variety of styles and techniques, making both decorative and functional clay objects. Many of the artists have received national and international recognition. Mon - Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sun 1 pm - 4:30 pm. Thur til 9 pm from May to December. Public Galleries GALLERY 1C03 University of Winnipeg,

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Openings this fall: SEPTEMBER Nokomis and Lee Claremont OCTOBER Maxine Noel NOVEMBER Annual Miniatures and Almost

Nokomis Specializing in Canadian Woodland Aboriginal art and craft.

THE WAH-SA GALLERY 302 Fort St, Winnipeg MB R3C 1E5 • (204) 942-5121 • •

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515 Portage Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9 T. 204-786-9253 F. 204-774-4134 GALLERY ONE ONE ONE Main Floor, Fitzgerald Building, School of Art, UofM Fort Garry Campus Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 T. 204-474-9322 F. 204-474-7605 content/galleryoneoneone/info111. html LA GALERIE Centre culturel franco-manitobain, 340 Provencher Boulevard St Boniface, MB R2H 0G7 T. 204-233-8972 LA MAISON DES ARTISTES 219 boul. Provencher St Boniface, MB R2H 0G4 T. 204-237-5964 F. 204-233-8360 STBCityHall/site.html MANITOBA CRAFTS COUNCIL EXHIBITION GALLERY 237 McDermot Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S4 T. 204-487-6114 F. 204-487-6115 MENNONITE HERITAGE CENTRE GALLERY 600 Shaftsbury Blvd Winnipeg, MB R3P 0M4 T. 204-888-6781 F. 204-831-5675 programs/gallery PIANO NOBILE GALLERY 555 Main St Winnipeg, MB T. 204-489-2850

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PLUG IN INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART 286 McDermot Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T2 T. 204-942-1043 F. 204-944-8663 ST NORBERT ARTS CENTRE 100 rue des Ruines du Monastere St Norbert, MB R3V 1L6 T. 204-269-0564 F. 204-261-1927 THE MANITOBA MUSEUM 190 Rupert Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0N2 T. 204-956-2830 F. 204-942-3679 THE PAVILION GALLERY MUSEUM 55 Pavilion Cres Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N6 T. 204-888-5466 F. 204-889-8136 With a focus on Manitoba artists, the Pavilion Gallery showcases the work of Ivan Eyre, Clarence Tillenius and Walter J. Philips. New temporary gallery highlights the artistic accomplishments of other Manitoba artists. Shows change every few weeks. In Assiniboine Park, near the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden. Open daily 10 am - 5 pm. THE WINNIPEG ART GALLERY 300 Memorial Blvd Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1 T. 204-786-6641 Manitoba’s premiere public gallery founded in 1912, has nine galleries of contemporary and historical art with an emphasis on work by Manitoba artists. Rooftop restaurant, gift shop. Tues to Sun 11 am - 5 pm, Wed til 9 pm.

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UKRAINIAN CULTURAL & EDUCATIONAL CENTRE OSEREDOK 184 Alexander Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0L6 T. 204-942-0218 F. 204-943-2857

SASKATCHEWAN GALLERIES ASSINIBOIA, SK Public Gallery SHURNIAK ART GALLERY 122 3 Ave W, PO Box 1178 Assiniboia, SK S0H 0V0 T. 306-642-5292 F. 306-642-4541 Just an hour south of Moose Jaw, this recentlyopened gallery is the home of a diverse collection of Canadian and international works donated by Saskatchewan native, Bill Shurniak, including many Group of Seven pieces. Tearoom facilities. Mr. Shurniak also made possible the construction of the gallery. Tues to Sat 10 am - 4:30 pm (Wed till 8 pm), Sun 1 - 5 pm. ESTEVAN, SK Public Gallery ESTEVAN ART GALLERY & MUSEUM 118 4 St Estevan, SK S4A 0T4 T. 306-634-7644 F. 306-634-2940 LUMSDEN, SK Commercial Gallery LETTERBOX GALLERY 220 James Street N Lumsden, SK S0G 3C0 T. 306-731-3300 MEACHAM, SK Commercial Gallery THE HAND WAVE GALLERY Box 145 Meachem, SK S0K 2V0 T. 306-376-2221 Presenting the work of 75 Saskatchewan artists and artisans for more than 20 years with changing gallery exhibitions during May through December. Works in fibre, glass, metal, wood and with a large selection in clay including the work of Charley Ferrero and Anita Rocamora. Thur to Mon 11 am - 6 pm; 1 am - 6 pm Oct through May; by appt Jan through Mar, 55 km east of Saskatoon. MOOSE JAW, SK Commercial Gallery YVETTE MOORE FINE ART GALLERY 76 Fairford St W Moose Jaw, SK S6H 1V1 T. 306-693-7600 F. 306-693-7602 Showcasing the award-winning works of Yvette Moore, her gallery features her original artwork, limited edition prints, framed artcards and art plaques along with the works of over 70 other artisans, shown amid the copper grandeur of the former 1910 Land Titles Office. Food service. Corner Fairford and 1 Ave. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun (Late May - Dec) noon - 4 pm. Public Gallery MOOSE JAW MUSEUM & ART GALLERY Crescent Park, 461 Langdon Crescent Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0X6 T. 306-692-4471 F. 306-694-8016 PRINCE ALBERT, SK Public Gallery ART GALLERY OF PRINCE ALBERT 142 12 St W Prince Albert, SK S6V 3B8

T. 306-763-7080 F. 306-953-4814 galler02.htm REGINA, SK Artist-run Gallery NEUTRAL GROUND 203-1856 Scarth St Regina, SK S4P 2G3 T. 306-522-7166 F. 306-522-5075 Offers a continuous program of intense, thoughtprovoking and activated art events curated by artist directors in the context of leading edge visual and media art since 1984. Neutral Ground and the Soil Digital Media Suite support artistic creation, collaboration and research in all media and contribute to the professional practice of Saskatchewan contemporary artists and researchers. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm. Commercial Galleries ASSINIBOIA GALLERY 2429 11 Ave Regina, SK S4P 0K4 T. 306-522-0997 F. 306-522-5624 Opened in the late 1970s with the goal of establishing a gallery with a strong representation of regionally and nationally recognized artists reflecting a variety of style, subject and medium. The main focus is professional Canadian artists including Allen Sapp, Ted Godwin, W. H. Webb, Brent Laycock, Louise Cook and many more. Tues to Sat 9:30 am 5:30 pm. MCINTYRE GALLERY 2347 McIntyre St Regina, SK S4P 2S3 T. 306-757-4323 Established in 1985 to promote the work of contemporary Saskatchewan artists. A particularly strong representation by women artists and regularly features emerging artists. Regular exhibitions in diverse media: oil and acrylic, watercolours, collages, drawings, original prints, fabric art and furniture. Tues to Sat 11 am - 5 pm. MYSTERIA GALLERY 2706 13 Ave Regina, SK S4T 1N3 T. 306-522-0080 F. 306-522-5410 Mysteria Gallery is an artist-owned venue for established and emerging local artists. Explore diverse media in a modern context. Experience fine art and fine jewelry in a fresh atmosphere. Mon to Sat noon - 5:30 pm or by appt. NOUVEAU GALLERY 2146 Albert St Regina, SK S4P 2T9 T. 306-569-9279 Nouveau Gallery, formerly the Susan Whitney Gallery, opens its spacious new location this fall. Look forward to works by many of Saskatchewan’s most recognized artists, the continuation of the Whitney Gallery’s vision plus a few surprises as Meagan Perreault puts her personal stamp on the new gallery. Tues to Sat 10 am - 6 pm and by appt. THE NEXT LEVEL GALLERY 1843 Scarthe St (on the Mall) Regina, SK SP4 2G9 T. 306-347-1000 The Next Level Art Gallery, in the heart of downtown Regina, is committed to nurturing and promoting Saskatchewan artists in a variety of media, both within the gallery and through their new website which will launch this Fall. The gallery is open to the representation of new artists. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. TRADITIONS HANDCRAFT GALLERY 2714 13 Ave Regina, SK S4S 1N3 T. 306-569-0199 The gallery shows the work of Saskatchewan artisans dedicated to the ‘Art of the Craft’ with art work made in time-honoured ways that reflect the artist’s skill and vision. Monthly exhibitions

feature pottery, wood, fibre, metal and stained glass works. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5:30 pm. VERVE GALLERY 1801 Scarth St, PO Box 37002 Regina, SK S4S 7K3 T. 306-352-4560 Regina’s newest gallery offering a bright, dynamic mix of traditional and contemporary Canadian art for every taste. Works include paintings, glass, jewellery, clay, sculpture, and textiles by various artists. VICTORIA ART GALLERY & STUDIOS 348 Victoria Ave Regina, SK S4N 0P6 T. 306-352-4148 F. 306-352-4149 Public Galleries ART GALLERY OF REGINA Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, 2420 Elphinstone St Regina, SK S4T 3N9 T. 306-522-5940 F. 306-522-5944 The former Rosemont Art Gallery features contemporary art with an emphasis on Saskatchewan artists. Exhibitions change frequently. Access via 15 Ave and McTavish St. Mon to Thur 1 pm - 5 pm and 6:30 pm - 9 pm. Fri to Sun 1 pm - 5 pm. DUNLOP ART GALLERY 2311 12 Ave, PO Box 2311 Regina, SK S4P 3Z5 T. 306-777-6040 F. 306-949-7264 MACKENZIE ART GALLERY T C Douglas Building, 3475 Albert St Regina, SK S4S 6X6 T. 306-584-4250 F. 306-569-8191 Excellent collection of art from historical to contemporary works by Canadian, American and international artists. Major touring exhibits. Gallery Shop, 175-seat Theatre, Learning Centre and Resource Centre. Corner of Albert St and 23rd Ave, SW corner of Wascana Centre. Open daily 10 am - 5:30 pm, Thur and Fri until 10 pm. SASKATOON, SK Artist-run Galleries A.K.A. GALLERY 12 23 St E Saskatoon, SK S7K 0H5 T. 306-652-0044 F. 306-652-9924 PAVED ART & NEW MEDIA GALLERY 12 23 St E 2nd Flr Saskatoon, SK S7K 0H5 T. 306-244-8018 F. 306-665-6568 Commercial Galleries ART PLACEMENT INC 228 3 Ave S Saskatoon, SK S7K 1L9 T. 306-664-3385 F. 306-933-2521 COLLECTOR’S CHOICE ART GALLERY 625D 1 Ave N Saskatoon, SK S7K 1X7 T. 306-665-8300 F. 306-664-4094 Represent primarily Saskatchewan artists such as Ches Anderson, Lou Chrones, Alamgar Huque, Caroline James, Cecilia Jurgens, Ken Lonechild, Mary Masters, Duane Panko, Linda Jane Schmid and Regina Seib who create abstract and representational art. Maintain a small collection of Inuit sculpture and estate art. Regular exhibitions. Tues to Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm. DARRELL BELL GALLERY 317-220 3 Ave S Saskatoon, SK S7K 1M1 Continued on page 85.


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DIRECTORY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES • To advertise, call 403-234-7097 or 1-866-697-2002 Art ARTConsultants/Representatives CONSULTANT/REPRESENTATIVE JAMES FINLAY FINE ART T. 604-219-4090 F. 604-677-5961 Offering comprehensive fine art services, including the sale of Modernist and Contemporary Canadian art; advice on purchasing investment-quality art works; appraisal of fine art for insurance, tax or estate purposes; and consultation regarding the creation or disposition of an art collection. Call or email for appointment.

MULTI-ART LIMITED 200-652 Notre Dame St Lambert, QC J4P 2L1 T. 450-466-8511 F. 450-466-9101 Founded in 1974, the family-owned Multi Art is specialized in the representation across Canada of visual artists most notably from the province of Quebec. The base in St Lambert, QC has recently been extended with the opening of a second office in British Columbia.

ART INSTALLATION Art Installation ART ON THE WALL Edmonton, AB T. 780-868-4983 Edmonton-based, comprehensive corporate and residential art installation service including picture hanging, art packaging, insurance photography and photography for artists. Quality customer service. Interested in commissioning an experienced and internationallyrecognized artist to create an ageless fine art gift? Portraits, architecture, animals, landscapes and any other subject of interest to you could be captured and transformed in a creative way. Paintings can be done from photos or a session arranged at the studio.

KIM PENNER Box 69 Glenboro, MB R0X 0X0 T. 204-827-2717 F. 204-827-2718 Kim Penner finds continual inspiration for her beautiful acrylic paintings from all types of horses. From a portrait of a team of Belgians, to her “Kentucky Quintet”, inspired from the paddocks of a Kentucky Thoroughbred farm, Penner’s work offers a surprising diversity within her chosen genre. Originals, limited-edition prints and canvas transfers. Best New Artist award at 2003 Calgary Stampede.

PUP ART Calgary, AB T. 403-243-3910 Pup Art was founded by artist Marion Morrison in 2001 in response to numerous requests for her large, vibrant canine portraits. This artist to the dogs offers wonderful, whimsical portraits, by commission. Using bold acrylic colors, Pup Art paintings are a combination of a true likeness of your dog, with artistic freedom! Admirers claim Marion has an amazing ability to capture the dogs’çessence and personality.

ART AUCTION Art Auctions

ON THE LEVEL ART INSTALLATIONS Calgary, AB T. 403-263-7226 A fully insured, full service fine arts handling company with 23 years experience providing consulting, design and installation service throughout western Canada.

ARTISTS Artists’ StudiosAND STUDIOS BRYAN JOHNSON CREATIONS Winnipeg, MB T. 204-779-2361 F. 204-779-2361 Bryan Johnson Creations is an internet based jewellery studio that designs and manufactures original and one-of-a-kind jewellery in high karat gold, sterling silver, precious metal clay, and coloured gem stones — specializing in ammolite jewellery. Clients can choose from the “galleries” on their website or they will develop custom designs. Wholesale inquiries welcomed.

CHRISTINE REIMER “COLOUR WITHOUT BORDERS” Victoria, BC T. 250-592-3525 Paintings of BC, Provence, Corsica & Tuscany. Vibrant colours with energetic brushwork is the signature of this Victoria artist’s striking paintings on canvas. A professional artist for 25 years, she is known for her unique landscapes of BC and the lush vineyards of Okanagan wine country.

GORDON GALENZA DESIGN STUDIO Calgary, AB T. 403-270-4286 Contemporary work in wood. Gordon Galenza is an established artist, craftsman and designer of studio furniture, fine boxes, accessories and mixed media sculptural pieces. His work has been shown in Canada and the United States and resides in collections in both countries. Located in Calgary, Alberta. By appointment only.

KAMILA & NEL ART GALLERY 10545 16 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T6J 5B4 T. 780-436-8277 F. 780-436-9317

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HODGINS ART AUCTIONS LTD 5240 1A St SE Calgary, AB T2H 1J1 T. 403-252-4362 F. 403-259-3682 Hodgins is one of western Canada’s largest and longest running auction companies dedicated to quality fine art. They hold catalogued auctions of Canadian and international fine art every May and November. In addition, appraisal services are offered for estate settlement, insurance, matrimonial division and other purposes. Individual and corporate consignments of artworks for sale are always welcome.

LANDO ART AUCTIONS 11130 105 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T5H 0L5 T. 780-990-1161 F. 780-990-1153 Provides quality fine art combined with personalized customer service and professional expertise. They hold a minimum of two catalogued auctions a year of Canadian and international fine art. Individual and corporate consignments welcome. Appraisals for insurance, donation, estate settlement, family division and other purposes. Call or email for a confidential appointment. Mon to Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm, Sat 10 am - 4:30 pm, or by appt.

ART GALLERY SOFTWARE Art Gallery Software GALLERYSOFT INC 10 Oak Ridge Drive Georgetown, ON L7G 5G6 T. 905-877-8713 F. 905-877-4811 NEW - GallerySoft V3 software for art gallery management works on Mac as well as Windows; allows use of the same database between multiple gallery locations; online, real-time help; eliminates software updates and installations; web link capabilities; accounting details transfer to any accounting package; handles biographies, client information, commission statements, labels, images, inventory, invoices, reports and more. Free trial available online.

ART PRESERVATION Art Preservation CANADIAN CONSERVATION INSTITUTE Department of Canadian Heritage, 1030 Innes Rd

Ottawa, ON K1A 0M5 T. 613-998-3721 F. 613-998-4721 “Preserving my Heritage” web site provides free information about how to care for works of art on paper, photographic material, sound recordings (including CD’s) and silver objects, among other topics. Includes online bookstore, information about appraisals, careers in art and artifact conservation, even an interactive game.

Art Rental ART RENTAL TRIANGLE GALLERY ART RENTAL SERVICES T. 403-874-9685 Rent and/or purchase artwork by more than 35 emerging and established professional artists from Calgary and region rangeing from realist to abstract style with a wide selection of sizes and media. View and choose directly on the Art Rental Services website. Organized by Friends of Triangle Gallery in support of the gallery’s exhibition and education programs.

dio program produces innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers, and visually talented students. ACAD creates a learning environment rich in character and extensive in quantity, quality and professional capability for its student body of artistic thinkers.

ART SUPPLIES Art Supplies ARTISTS EMPORIUM 1610 St James St Winnipeg, MB R3H 0L2 T. 204-772-2421 F. 204-786-4700 Toll Free: 800-665-0322 A Canadian based company supplying highest quality products since 1977 with over 100,000 items offered in a 12,000 square feet retail space. The fun-friendly atmosphere extends from the free Saturday morning art classes, through the extensive art library and spinning the roulette wheel at their annual Artists Open House. They are committed to maintaining a high level of inventory at competitive prices while continually expanding product lines. Mon to Thur 9 am - 6 pm, Fri til 9 pm, Sat 9 am 6 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm.

CLASSIC GALLERY FRAMING INC Art Reproduction ART REPRODUCTION DIGITAL ART INC 1608 29 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2T 1M5 T. 403-229-2953 Specializing in high quality giclées for more than 10 years, their knowledge, expertise in colour correction, state-of-the-art equipment, and special archival materials and UV inhibiting formulas, combine to create the rich colours, textures and high definition of original artwork. Their giclées appeal to both artists and the public seeking the finest quality images.

ARTIST RETREATS/TRAVEL Artist Retreats/Travel EMMA LAKE KENDERDINE CAMPUS University of Saskatchewan, c/o Kate Hobin, Director, Room 133, Kirk Hall, 117 Science Place Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C8 T. 306-966-2463 F. 306-966-5567 Drenched in the history of Canadian art, the campus offers a unique setting for meetings, retreats, workshops or mini-conferences. Competent staff will assist in planning your event with customized programs. The Emma Lake Kenderdine Campus also delivers summer arts residencies and workshops for professionals and learners. Make your next summer vacation an educational event with a painting, drawing, photography, fibre art or sculpture workshop at this lakeside retreat in the boreal forest on the southeast edge of the Prince Albert National Park.

FEED YOUR SOUL CREATIVE TRAVEL Calgary T. 403-802-1095 This creative travel opportunity to the beautiful colonial town of San Miguel de Allende — Oct 29 - Nov 6 — offers the charm of an historical, world heritage site to revitalize and feed your soul with its colour, culture, mythology, music, architecture and artistic expression. Includes celebration of “Day of the Dead” — a special time to lift the veil between the living and the dead, and to honour the loved ones who have passed on. Register by Sep 15, 2005.

Art SchoolsART SCHOOL ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN 1407 14 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2N 4R3 T. 403-284-7678 F. 403-284-7644 Toll Free: 800-251-8290 Founded in 1926, the ACAD is one of only four degree-granting institutions in Canada dedicated exclusively to professional visual art and design education. ACAD provides accredited degree-standard education and learning opportunities to more than 1000 full time and 1130 continuing education students. The rigorous stu-

3376 Sexsmith Road Kelowna, BC V1X 7S5 T. 250-765-6116 F. 250-765-6117 Toll Free: 1 800 892-8855 High quality mouldings, liners and liner profiles are produced by utilizing the most efficient manufacturing processes combined with the care and detail that comes with creating handcrafted products. All steps of production are done inside their factory. The full range of products may be previewed on-line and are available through most fine art dealers and framers.

INGLEWOOD ART SUPPLIES 1006 9 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 0S7 T. 403-265-8961 F. 403-265-8962 Store claims best selection and prices in Calgary on pre-stretched canvas and canvas on the roll. Golden Acrylics and Mediums with everyday prices below retail. Volume discounts on the complete selection of Stevenson Oils, Acrylics and Mediums. Other namebrand materials, brushes, drawing supplies, easels, an extensive selection of paper and more. Mon to Fri 9 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm.

KENSINGTON ART SUPPLY 132 10 St NW Calgary, AB T2N 1V3 T. 403-283-2288 F. 403-206-7095 Fine art supplies featuring Winsor & Newton, Golden, Liquitex, Maimeri and other quality products, as well as friendly, knowledgeable advice. Books, magazines, and art class information. Custom canvas service — all sizes and types of canvas, including linen. Senior, student and professional discounts. Mon to Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Thur till 8 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm.

OPUS FRAMING & ART SUPPLIES 1360 Johnston St, Granville Island Vancouver, BC Toll Free: 1 800 663-6953 Western Canada’s favourite artists’ resource for art materials and information. Monthly visual arts newsletter and free ‘how to’ handouts, available in-store or on-line. Extensive selection of fine art materials and quality framing supplies — or just drop by for some creative inspiration. Other locations at 120 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver; 5501 204 St, Langley; 512 Herald St, Victoria; 1357 Ellis St, Kelowna; plus national mail order service.

SWINTON’S ART SUPPLIES 7160 Fisher St SE Calgary, AB T2H 0W5 T. 403-258-3500 Large selection of art materials and hard-to-find supplies. Special orders welcome. Free delivery in the Calgary area for bulk orders. Full custom framing shop and complete restoration services. Swinton’s Art Instruction classes, art books and magazines. Sign up for regular newsletter mailing.


Art Special Events FRIENDS FOR LIFE

Vancouver, BC T. 604-682-5992 Extn: 4 Friends For Life provides free services to more than 1,700 people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. The Art For Life auction is a celebration of art and life. Join the 12th Art For Life, Sunday, October 2nd, 2005 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver. Call for tickets or visit the website above for more information.

SIDNEY FINE ART SHOW 2005 Sidney, BC T. 250-655-6417 Join 5000 other art enthusiasts for three days of a fine art exhibition and sale at the Mary Winspear Centre, Beacon Avenue and Hwy 17. Exquisite pieces and some provocative works have been adjudicated this year by artists, Brian Johnson, Barbara Paterson and Peter Shostak from a wide range of media. Local commercial galleries will also participate with simultaneous exhibitions.

WHITE RABBIT ART AUCTION Beverly Hills Ballroom, Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall Edmonton, AB T. 780-429-3277 A live and silent auction Saturday, October 1, 2005 featuring original 2-d and 3-d works of art in all media by some of

Alberta’s best known artists. Proceeds support Camp Health, Hope and Happiness, a summer place for children and adults with physical and mental disabilities. Tickets $60.00 each. Call or e-mail Ellen Green for more information.

STUDIOS/GALLERIES TOLease LEASE Art Studios/Galleries to ART CENTRAL 100 7 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 0W4 T. 403-543-9900 This landmark building on the NW corner of 7th Ave and Centre St SW in downtown Calgary has been renovated to house artist studios, galleries, and ancillary retail businesses. Centrally located opposite Hyatt Regency Hotel, only one block from Stephen Avenue Walk. For more information or leasing inquiries please visit website or call for Rob Mabee.

WELCOME Welcome Service SERVICE EXECUTIVE WELCOME WAGON T. 403-263-0175 Operating in major cities across Canada, this unique, professional greeting service was developed on the well-established and proven policies of the Welcome Wagon company celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2005. The service offers orientation information and gifts of welcome, without obligation and by appointment only, to senior executives at the time of appointment and/or arrival in the city. Visit request forms available online.

Wonderful, whimsical, colourful. Life-size custom canine portraits.

Continued from Page 83. T. 306-955-5701 Exhibiting contemporary Canadian art with an emphasis on professional Saskatchewan artists, including David Alexander, Darrell Bell, Lee Brady, Megan Courtney Broner, Inger deCoursey, Kaija Sanelma Harris, Hans Herold, Ian Rawlinson and various Inuit artists. Media include painting, sculpture, textiles, jewellery, glass and ceramics. Rotating solo and group shows year-round. Tues to Sat noon - 4 pm or by appointment. PACIF’IC GALLERY 702 14 St E Saskatoon, SK S7N 0P7 T. 306-373-0755 F. 306-373-2461 Outstanding painted works by regionally and nationally acclaimed artists in a variety of media including oil, acrylic, watercolour, coloured pencil, felted wool and hand-pulled prints plus an extensive selection of handmade pottery and raku, blown and fused glass, jewellery, wrought iron furniture and handpainted art cards. Corner of Temperance, Lansdowne and 14 St E. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. Cooperative Gallery SASKATCHEWAN CRAFT COUNCIL GALLERY 813 Broadway Ave Saskatoon, SK S7N 1B5 T. 306-653-3616 Extn: 25 F. 306-244-2711 Public Galleries DIEFENBAKER CANADA CENTRE University of Saskatchewan, 101 Diefenbaker Place Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B8 T. 306-966-8384 KENDERDINE ART GALLERY University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Dr - 2nd level Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8 T. 306-966-4571 F. 306-978-8340 MENDEL ART GALLERY 950 Spadina Cres E Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8 T. 306-975-7610 F. 306-975-7670


The gallery is charged with collecting, exhibiting, and maintaining works of art and the development of public understanding and appreciation of art. Exhibitions of contemporary and historical art by local, national and international artists include those organised by Mendel curators and curatorial consortium members, as well as major touring exhibitions from other Canadian galleries. Daily 9 am - 9 pm. Admission free.

Gift Certificates available, holiday orders being taken now! Artist - Marion Morrison 403-243-3910

SWIFT CURRENT, SK Public Gallery ART GALLERY OF SWIFT CURRENT 411 Herbert St E Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5 T. 306-778-2736 F. 306-773-8769 Features exhibitions of regional, provincial and national works of art. Discovery Tours and activities for groups, special events, receptions, conferences, music, films, readings, studio workshops and courses. Mon to Thur 2 - 5 pm and 7 - 9 pm, Fri to Sun 1 - 5 pm, Closed Sun in Jul and Aug.

YUKON GALLERIES WHITEHORSE, YT Commercial Gallery YUKON ARTISTS @ WORK GALLERY 3B Glacier Rd Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5S7 T. 867-393-4848 Spectacular gallery overlooking the Yukon River ten minutes south of Whitehorse. Recent Local Secret/Big Find and Editor's pick for North America by Forty-two Yukon artists include potters, photographers, printmakers, beadmakers, jewellers, sculptors, knifemakers and woodturners; watercolour, acrylic, textile, encaustic, batik and oil painters; ceramic, sandcarved, warm and stained glass artists; plus furniture makers. Daily May to Sept noon - 5 pm.

To advertise your gallery in Sources, please call 403-234-7097 (from Calgary) or toll free 866-697-2002 (elsewhere in Canada).

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Born in Montreal in 1893, Kathleen Moir Morris achieved critical acclaim during the lively Quebec art scene of the 1920s and ’30s, but since then has languished as one of an almost-forgotten group of Canadian women painters. After studying under well-known artists William Brymner and Maurice Cullen at the Art Association of Montreal (which later became the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts), in 1929 she became a member of the Royal Canadian Academy. In the 1920s — a time when the Group of Seven was forging a pervasive image of painters as virile outdoorsmen — she joined a group of 10 women artists who rented a studio in an old building on Beaver Hall Hill. These women became lifelong friends and supported each other as they rose to prominence. Known as the Beaver Hall Group, they soon began exhibiting with the Group of Seven and with each other at international exhibitions. Afflicted with a nervous system disorder that caused her to paint with a “nervous brush,” Morris often portrayed winter scenes of Quebec and eastern Ontario — churches, markets, animals and horse-drawn carriages. Her work invites us to reflect on the changes to women’s political and social position at the time, as Quebec became increasingly industrialized and young women 86 Galleries West Fall / Winter 2005

Kathleen Moir Morris: Old Mill, St. Sauveur, Quebec, pre-1932, with a Walter Klinkhoff Gallery label on the back, oil on panel, 10.5” X 14”

began leaving the farms to work in cities and towns. Throughout her career, Morris had only one solo exhibition, in 1939. She died in 1986. Although largely overlooked by art historians and not well known by the public, her work, along with paintings by other members of the Beaver Hall Group, are becoming the subject of belated discovery. With retrospectives in recent years at the Walter Klinkhoff Gallery in Montreal, at Arthur Leggett Fine Art Antiques in Toronto, and at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in Kingston, Ontario, Morris’s paintings have been collected by major Canadian museums including the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Old Mill, St. Sauveur, Quebec, on sale for $52,000 at LindaLando Fine Art in Vancouver, is not a typical Morris painting. “Not only is it rare to come across any paintings by Kathleen Moir Morris, but this one is especially rare because it depicts a scene in St. Sauveur, far from her home in the city,” says Lando.

UPCOMING GALLERY WALKS 2005 Thursday, Sept 22, Gala 5 pm - 9 pm Saturday, Sept 24, 10 am - 5 pm Sunday, Sept 25, Noon - 4 pm

Saturday, Nov 26, 10 am - 5 pm Sunday, Nov 27, Noon - 4 pm

Agnes Bugera Gallery

12220 Jasper Ave. 453-1555

Bearclaw Gallery

Jamie Evrard

Art Mode Gallery

Scott Addis

12310 Jasper Ave. 482-2854 Art Mode Gallery

Agnes Bugera Gallery

10403 124 St. 482-1204

Douglas Udell Gallery W. Mackenzie

10332 124 St. 488-4445

Electrum Design Studio and Gallery

Electrum Design Studio Alex Janvier

12419 Stony Plain Road 482-1402

Front Gallery 12312 Jasper Ave. 488-2952

Bearclaw Gallery

Scott Gallery Hilary Prince

10411 124 St. 488-3619

TU Gallery 10718 124 St. 452-9664

William Kurelek

Scott Gallery

West End Gallery 12308 Jasper Ave. 488-4892

Douglas Udell Gallery

Leon Lacoursiere

107 AVE.

106 AVE.

105 AVE.

Tony Bakers

TU Gallery

Located just west of the downtown core in the 124th Street area.

Grant Leier

Front Gallery

West End Gallery

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Galleries West Fall/Winter 2005  

Vol 4 No 3 Your link to the visual arts in Western Canada

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