Many of Dell and Lauren Pohlman’s favourite artists are known for obsessive approaches to art making. For example, the Calgary couple owns Toronto artist Ken Nicol’s "1000 Bugs", which consists of 1,000 insects collected by the artist. more

May 14, 2013 12:00 AM COLLECTOR PROFILES

When visitors arrive at Murray Quinn’s home in Grand Prairie, the first thing they see is "Icarus", a large-scale sculpture of a boat by Alberta artist Peter von Tiesenhausen. more

Nov 27, 2012 12:00 AM COLLECTOR PROFILES

Joan McConnell bought her first piece of art in 1947, one month after getting married in Australia. The piece, a copy of a luminous landscape by Australian Elioth Gruner, was all the young librarian could afford. more

Aug 31, 2012 12:00 AM COLLECTOR PROFILES

TWO COLLECTORS TALK ABOUT THEIR PASSION -- Ian Sigvaldason: From Hockey Cards to High Art; Henry Beaumont: Collecting Alberta Art more

Apr 30, 2006 12:00 AM , COLLECTOR PROFILES

Galleries West asked four prominent Western Canadian collectors (ROMANA KASPAR-KRAFT, PAUL CRAWFORD, BILL SHURNIAK and TAMAR ZENITH) to share thoughts, insights and tips about the art of collecting art. more

Dec 31, 2005 12:00 AM , , COLLECTOR PROFILES