Editor’s Tour: Prairie Roads, Prairie Art

Animal sculptures on the Prairies are, in a sense, what the lone pine is to the Group of Seven: a single vertical assertion of presence. more

May 13, 2016 4:27 PM Editor At Large

Rebecca Jewell "Cockatoo and Crowned Pigeon"

Courtesy Alcheringa Gallery

Portia drops in on Victoria

I was knocked over by a feather recently when I did a quick tour through Victoria’s galleries. Well, several feathers, actually – the work of British artist Rebecca Jewell at Alcheringa. more

Jun 8, 2014 6:39 PM Editor At Large

In search of A.C. Leighton

When I spotted the blue Mini, its tail pointed artfully to the sky in the rolling hills southwest of Calgary, I thought it might be the calling card for the Leighton Art Centre. But the car was not an art installation. more

Mar 25, 2014 7:47 PM Editor At Large