- Artist Peter von Tiesenhausen, of Demmitt, Alta., has received Alberta’s highest arts recognition, the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award. He will be showing his work from Nov. 5 to Nov. 24 at the Peter Robertson Gallery in Edmonton.
- Five Western Canadian artists are among the 15 finalists for the $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition. They are Winnipeg’s Robert Taite and four Vancouver artists, Tristan Unrau, Russell Leng, Megan Hepburn and Simon de Brée. The winner will be announced Nov. 16.
Photo Cydney Toth
The MacKenzie Art Gallery picked upthree Saskatchewan Book Awards for 7:Professsional Native Indian Artists Inc.
- Three Saskatchewan Book Awards went to the MacKenzie Art Gallery for a book published in conjunction with a landmark exhibition, 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. It features work by Jackson Beardy, Eddy Cobiness, Alex Janvier, Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig, Carl Ray and Joseph Sanchez. The exhibition will make its next Western stop at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton.