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Archive for June, 2011

New Board of Directors

Thank you to everyone who came to Monday’s Annual General Meeting. Executive Director/Curator Robert Steven gave a tour of the construction site after the meeting. We hope you had a nice time and enjoyed to the tour.

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is governed by a volunteer board of …

TREX Exhibit in the News

Work designed to isolate societal indulgence
By Kirsten Goruk, Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune staff

Kim Huynh’s work “hole/whole,” on display now at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, is designed to make you see the other, less shiny side of a pearl.

Todd Schaber, curator of the exhibit, says Huynh’s …

TREX Exhibition at Library

JULY & AUGUST: View the travelling exhibition Maskwacis: Bear Hills at the Grande Prairie Public Library. The library is located within the Montrose Cultural Centre, which is also home to The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie and Esquires Coffeehouse. Maskwacis is part of the TREX program. Each month …

LIBERATION FROM NATURAL FORMS

Ronald Kostyniuk and his Neo-Constructivist Style

3 CRATES / 1 ARTIST / 16 ARTWORKS / 50 RUNNING FEET
Available: September 2011 to August 2012

Curated by Todd Schaber of The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie

Ron Kostyniuk’s innovative approach to the visual arts has won him critical acclaim both in …

Tina Martel: evolve

2 CRATES/ 1 ARTIST/ 10 ARTWORKS/ 70 RUNNING FEET
Available: September 2011 – August 2012

Curated by Todd Schaber of The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie

Tina Martel is a mixed media artist whose work ranges from painting, drawing, photography, video and installation. The installation and creation of evolve happened …

EVY AND BETTY:

Celebrating our Peace Region Matriarchs
The Euphemia McNaught and Evelyn McBryan Collection

2 CRATES/ 2 ARTISTS/ 23 ARTWORKS/ 70 RUNNING FEET
Available: September 2010 – August 2011

Curated by Lynn LeCorre-Dallaire of The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie
This exhibition is curated from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and …

Summer 2011 Newsletter

If you haven’t picked up your copy at The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie yet, you can view our ARTimage newsletter online. Learn more about the gallery’s new art programs at Rotary House, Artist in the Classroom, the Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival, Alberta Arts Days, summer art camps, …

Art Quest

Add a little art adventure to your summer! Join the art instructors at The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie to celebrate and explore art through drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media.

The summer art camp will ignite creative imagination in its campers and allow young artists to discover and create …

Annual General Meeting 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011
7:00 pm
Teresa Sargent Hall, Montrose Cultural Centre
9839 103 Avenue, Grande Prairie, Alberta

The AGM is open to all current members of The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie.

The purpose of the meeting will be to consider and approve the minutes of the previous annual …

Residency at Aspen Grove School

The month of May was a busy month for The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s Artist in the Classroom program. There was an Artist in Residency program at Aspen Grove, where our art instructors gave art lessons to all 21 classes. That’s all 454 students learning a range of art …