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Archive for September, 2008

Instructors Needed

Are you an artist living in Grande Prairie and area?  Are you interested in teaching art classes to children, youth or adults?

What talents do you want to share with others?

Painting? Drawing? Sculpture? Artist Trading Cards? Mixed Media? Calligraphy? 

We want to hear from you.  Please call the Art …

Hear From the Artists of ARTery

Arterial Motives

ARTery Artists in Conversation

If we think of the artery as a channel of communication, and if we further think of it as a sustaining conduit, then it follows that we want as many branches and veins radiating from it as we can assemble. In doing research for …

Robert Enright: ARTery Essay

The following is the catalogue essay for the ARTery exhibition, written by Robert Enright.  The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie was pleased present ARTery, curated by Ed Bader, in January 2008.  The ARTery catalogue will soon be available.

Robert Enright is the senior Contributing Editor to Border Crossings magazine and …

Travelling Exhibition Season Event

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is hosting an event to mark the beginning of the 2008/2009 year of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX). 

On display during the event will be travelling exhibition, Checkerboard and Other Patterns.  Also on display will be slideshow presentation …

Fall Art Classes Begin Soon

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s Fall art classes are beginning in September.  To register, call the Gallery at 532-8111, or register online.

Youth & Adult                   Creative Watercolour           September 22 – October 27, 2008

Children Ages 6-9            Studio Mentors – Drawing    September 20 – November 1, 2008

Children Ages 10-12        …

Art of the Peace Visual Arts Symposium


October 24-26, 2008    Dawson Creek, BC

The 6th Annual Art of the Peace Visual Arts Symposium is a weekend lecture series featuring guest artists, curators and art professionals. It is an opportunity to educate, inspire and network with local, regional, and national visual artists. This year’s guest speakers include …

Summer Art Camp Success

Instructors, Kaitlyn and Maria, had a wonderful summer with the children who registered for this year’s Summer Art Camps.  The Gallery was pleased to see such high enrollment, with 121 kids in the week long, half day camps.  During the six weeks, children enjoyed learning about drawing, watercolour painting, public …

Children’s Artist Trading Cards

Artist Trading Cards from the children who attended the 2008 Summer Art Camps.

What are Artist Trading Cards?