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Archive for June, 2008

Studio Mentors – Painting I,II,III

Here is artwork from the last spring session of Painting for the Studio Mentors group. The 5 students varied from level I ,II, and III.  Spring session May 24 – June 21, 2008.

‘Self-Portrait’ by Abezghi Berhe. Acrylic on board. Studio Mentors III, age 7.

‘Water Sun’ by Amanda Kaczkielo. …

Summer Newsletter

The Summer 2008 issue of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s newsletter, ARTimage, is now available.  Read about upcoming exhibitions, summer art classes for adults and the children’s summer camps.  Learn what’s new at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie in the current issue of ARTimage.  Sign up to …

Guerilla Art Class in Encore!

A new art class at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie was featured in the June 12, 2008 issue of Encore!  The Guerilla Art workshop will be held at the Gallery on Saturdays, June 21 and 28, 2008.

To read the full article, written by Diana Rinne, visit Guerrilla art

Nicole Bauberger

100 Dresses for Grande Prairie

November 1 – 10, 2008       Residency

November 14 – 24, 2008     Exhibition

Opening Reception:  November 14, 2008 from 7- 9 pm at GPRC

Artist Nicole Bauberger will be at the Grande Prairie Regional College for an artist residency. She will be creating 100 paintings of …

Cultural Information Centre

 A pilot project for the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie this past summer included setting up a semi-permanent site in the log cabin close to Centre 2000. We were pleased to present several travelling exhibitions at the Cultural Information Centre throughout the summer. Activities that complimented the travelling exhibitions …

Membership Renewal Date

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie has adopted January 1st of each year as it’s standard membership renewal date.

Memberships received from now until January 1, 2009 will be valid until January 1, 2010.

Memberships that have already lapsed and are not renewed by July 15, 2008 will be …

50th Anniversary Mural Art Project

On the occasion of the City of Grande Prairie’s 50th Anniversary, the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie has formed partnerships with the Cool Aid Society, Sunrise House and the City of Grande Prairie’s Family and Community Support Services to invite a variety of community groups who serve youth at risk …

New Summer Art Classes

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is very pleased to offer new and exciting summer art classes for children, youth and adults.

Guerilla Art  (June classes have ended)

Learn the techniques of Guerilla Art in this exciting new class. Guerilla Art is anonymous art work, installed or performed, in public …

Gallery Staff Visits Construction Site

On May 31, 2008, the staff of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie were given a guided tour of the Montrose Cultural Centre’s construction site.  With everyone in their hard hats, we were able to see the Gallery’s new exhibition spaces, staff offices, storage areas, and the underground parking garage.  …