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Calgary Art

Hot Art Round-up: Mar 1 – 3

By HOT ART YYC

Art by Jonathan Forrest, courtesy of Newzones.

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Art Round-Up: Feb 1 – Feb 4

By HOT ART YYC

Photo by Kipling West.

Thursday, February 1

FosterMAK presents: I SPY – an EXPOSURE FESTIVAL exhibition
Loft 112, 4 – 9 pm (more…)

Weekend Market Round Up: December 14-17

By HOT ART YYC

Adult’s Only Night at TELUS Spark, Calgary’s Science Centre. (Photo courtesy of TELUS Spark.)

This weekend’s art gallery, museum and market round up offers the last instalment of 2017’s Adult’s Only Night series at the TELUS Spark, a downtown art gallery that involves your smartphone in the magic, and—as you might expect 12 days before Christmas—an unprecedented number of holiday craft markets for those gift shopping procrastinators among you. Happy exploring! (more…)

3 Must-Visit Art Exhibits in Calgary

By SILVIA PIKAL, MICHAELA RITCHIE and RACHAEL FREY

Meryl McMaster, Dreamcatcher, 2015.

IMAGINING NEW FUTURES
Future Memories (Present Tense): Contemporary Practices in Perspective
brings together the work of six contemporary Indigenous artists from different regions of Canada. Each artist was invited to explore how every moment in time has multiple perspectives, and how these perspectives have often been ignored or silenced when experienced by Indigenous peoples. (more…)

Art Exhibits You Can’t Miss in Calgary

By HANNA DEEVES and MICHAELA RITCHIE

Courtesy of cSPACE

Calgary is home to some amazing artists. Here are a few exhibits and projects that you won’t want to miss.  (more…)

Artist Spotlight: Brandon Flock

By BRIAN FRENCH 

(Photo: Courtesy the Flock family.)

(Photo: Courtesy the Flock family)

Brandon Flock loved living and he was very good at it. He trekked to the Mount Everest Base Camp and summited Kilimanjaro. He ran with the bulls in Pamplona, scuba-dove in the Red Sea, and raced camels around the pyramids of Egypt. He lived life fully. (more…)

Hot Shopping: Log Bowls at Kit Interior Objects.

Log Bowls at Kit Interiors. Photo: Adele Brunnhofer.

These lovely log bowls are designed by Doha Chebib of the Alberta-based Loyal Loot co-operative. Interior accessory gems, they’re made of real Alberta wood and come in a variety of colours and sizes, retailing between $68 – $204. A fantastic accent for any home, the bowls are available at Kit Interior Objects in Calgary’s SODO Design District.

Kit Interiors, 725, 11 Ave SW. 

Gallery Spotlight

For two decades Wallace Galleries has displayed paintings, sculpture and ceramics by renowned art world veterans as well as up and coming Canadian artists. The gallery’s high floor-to-ceiling front windows flood it with natural light, which is apropos for the outdoor theme of A Bush With Alberta, a collection of work by realist painter Bill Webb. This exhibition of the artist’s Alberta landscapes is on display Mar 17 – 18. A group show featuring new work by Wallace Galleries regulars such as Alain Attar, Kristine Paton and Herbert Siebner will be on display Apr 1 – 25. The exhibition will include a variety of painting styles as well as bronze works. 500 – 5 Ave SW.

W.H. Webb, "The Livingstone", acrylic on canvas, 30" x 72". Courtesy Wallace Galleries