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Past Exhibitions

Independent II: Grande Prairie Regional College Fine Art Students

April 24, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, May 5, 2017 from 7-9 pm

One of the first things art students always ask for is independence when they start taking studio art classes. “I just want to make whatever I want to” is a common statement. The special projects classes offered through Grande Prairie Regional College Fine Art Department allow them to do just that. As any of these students will tell…

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Sean Caulfield - The Flood: Landscapes in the Approaching Present

January 6, 2017 - April 16, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Using traditional hand-cut printing techniques as a starting point for his work, Caulfield’s practice blurs the boundaries between the biological and the technological, embodying visions of both the past and future. Caulfield’s recent work created over the last 5 years is informed by the artist’s visit to Fukushima, shortly after the…

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Suzanne Sandboe: A Little Bit of Country

January 6, 2017 - April 16, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Whether consciously or unconsciously Suzanne Sandboe is always observing her environment, collecting and editing information. Her grandparents arrived in Canada from Norway and Slovakia in the early 20th century and, like many people of that time, started farming the land to survive and carve out a new life. Sandboe’s focus is that…

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Unfamiliar Selves: Jude Griebel and Tammy Salzl

January 6, 2017 - April 16, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The exhibition Unfamiliar Selves presents recent painted sculptures by Jude Griebel and a series of watercolour paintings by Tammy Salzl. Both artists explore themes of psychology and identity, played out upon the body through the use of transformation and metaphor. In their work, the transforming body is used as a tactic to explore the…

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Edward Bader: Galt Gardens, Contested Grounds

June 25, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Galt Gardens is a legacy of the Galt family, original founders of the City of Lethbridge, and has served as a public square since 1885. With tall stately trees, colorful flower beds and beautifully manicured lawns, the park is a shady retreat for downtown strollers. During summer months, events are often held in Galt Gardens.

The land that eventually became Galt Gardens was owned by the…

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