Supports and encourages dissemination, development and experimentation in contemporary art, covering a wide range of disciplines including visual, performance and media arts. AKA prioritizes work that is non-commercial and strives to find balance in presentation between local and national artists, and between emerging and more established artists. Open Tues to Fri noon - 6 pm, Sat noon - 4 pm..
424 20 St W, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M 0X4
Tues to Fri noon - 6 pm, Sat noon - 4 pm
Mentions in Galleries West
Tarin Hughes was born in Charlottetown, PEI and has lived in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and now, Saskatchewan.
Jan 9, 2014
Montreal’s Mona Sharma shows narrative drawings, both on a monitor and as large-scale projections on the wall, in Justice Takes a Holiday. She seeks to encourage discussion on a range of social-justice issues.
Dec 21, 2013
This recent survey of Cree artist Judy Chartrand’s work serves up an eloquent bowl of satire, highlighting the artist’s skilful blending of pop culture with contemporary and traditional arts to address issues of racism and cultural stereotyping.
Jul 23, 2013
Tammy Salzl’s painting series, Into the Woods, does not journey into an actual forest, but into allegory. In the Sondheim musical of the same title, the woods are a symbolic place based on Grimms’ fairy tales.
May 7, 2013
BRUCE MONTCOMBROUX, KYLE BEAL AND JASON SHEPPARD, "LES CHOSES SONT CONTRE NOUS," AKA Gallery, Saskatoon, Jan 14 - Mar 4, 2011
Collaboration among artists can yield surprising and interesting results, particularly if the artists have different aesthetics or work in different matters and mediums.
Apr 30, 2011
The enduring process of rendering a view of nature into art is re-focused through a 21st-century lens in a two-artist exhibition titled Handheld Landscape at AKA Gallery in Saskatoon.
Apr 30, 2007