Alberta's only public gallery dedicated to fine craft presents four exhibitions in the main gallery each year. The Discovery Gallery features new works by ACC members. The gallery shop offers contemporary and traditional fine crafts including pottery, blown glass, jewelry, woven and quilted fabrics, home accessories, furniture and much more. All are hand-made by Alberta and Canadian craft artists. Open Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 6 pm, closed Sun.
Alberta Craft Council Gallery
10186 106 St, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1H4
Open Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 6 pm; closed Sun.
Mentions in Galleries West
Embroidery seems a humble craft. Laden with a history of genteel female enterprise and shadowed by homespun thrift and practical domesticity, its tiny repetitions are an obsessive tribute to time’s passage.
Apr 29, 2016
In "Small Joys," Calgary fibre artist Diana Un-Jin Cho has created small needlework tapestries and paper collages inspired by the Korean textile called jogakbo, a form of patchwork that originated in the 14th century.
May 23, 2015
Exploring the concept of manhood, 57-year-old textile artist Matt Gould did a direct and clever thing: he asked other men in central Alberta what they thought made a man.
Apr 19, 2014
Calgary artist Barbara Tipton approaches her work like a scientist and a historian, using a laborious process based on research and experimentation.
Dec 31, 2012
CATHY TEREPOCKI: "Thank-you! Come again," September 15 - October 20, 2012, Alberta Craft Council, Discovery Gallery, Edmonton
Cathy Terepocki loves ghost towns and the curious abandoned things in them, and after several visits to Bents, an abandoned town near Saskatoon, Terepocki decided on an intervention.
Sep 6, 2012
"THE OPERA COAT PROJECT," Oct 7 – Dec 16, 2006, Alberta Craft Council Gallery, Edmonton November 4, 7, 9, 2006, Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton
Deanna Finnman, a professional costume designer with the Edmonton Opera adds that a costume designer creates practical works of art that are almost never seen from less than 20 yds away while a visual artist creates work that can be admired up close.
Aug 31, 2006
Such is the attraction of British Columbia that an artist who holds a degree as a master dressmaker-designer from Hannover, Germany, and has worked for Yves Saint Laurent in Paris, makes her life in Nelson.
Apr 30, 2005