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Archive for April, 2008

Bibi Clement wins Euphemia McNaught Award

Last night, the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie awarded its highest artistic honour, the Euphemia McNaught Award, to internationally renowned ceramic artist Bibi Clement. The Euphemia McNaught Award was created in 2003 to recognize artistic achievement at the same time as the comparable Evy McBryan Award was created to recognize …

Thanks for a Wonderful Art Auction

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie thanks everyone who made last night’s 28th Annual Art Auction one of the most successful in the Gallery’s history. There were 80 artists who donated works of art that were sold to the 340 attendees, all in support of the Gallery’s operations. The Art …

Scotiabank presents the 4th Annual Spring Fling

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie would like to tell you about an event happening here in Grande Prairie. This fundraiser is hosted by Scotiabank, with all proceeds from the evening going to the Montrose Cultural Centre. We hope you come to support the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie and …

Grafik Dynamo in Encore! magazine

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s presentation of Grafik Dynamo was featured in the April 10th Encore! Magazine. Click here to view the story.…

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie to become the best in the world

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie has received funding from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts for a research project entitled “The Best Small Art Gallery in the World Project.” The Gallery’s intention is to use the findings of the study to become …

Curator rambling: Grafik Dynamo, part 1

Today’s update on the ongoing exhibition Grafik Dynamo is the first in a series of self-indulgent curator rambles on the exhibitions, programs, and future of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie by Director/Curator Robert Steven.

Grafik Dynamo is, as far as I know, the first web art project to be …

Joseph Tabbi to write Grafik Dynamo catalogue

University of Illinois at Chicago professor, founding editor of the electronic book review, and director of the electronic literature organization, as well as all around interesting writer, Joseph Tabbi is confirmed to write an essay on Grafik Dynamo for the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie catalogue investigating the …

Kate Armstrong to visit Grande Prairie

Kate Armstrong, one of the creators of Grafik Dynamo, which isĀ currently on view at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie will visit Grande Prairie on June 27 and 28 for two fabulous events. The Grafik Dynamo pARTy, (following upon the smashing success of our ARTery pARTy on January 31) …

Grafik Dynamo now on view!

Now on view at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is Grafik Dynamo by Kate Armstrong & Michael Tippett. The exhibition introduces the Gallery’s research into web art, and raises exciting questions about the role of the Gallery in the presentation of both new and traditional forms of art. Please …