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1 August 2017

01 August 2017

Galleries West Digital

Vol 2 No 16   ISSN 2561-3316

Editor: Portia Priegert

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From the Editor

"Cutline: From the Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail" is a dog-eared shrine to the waning physicality of photographs as objects. more

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An exhibition that explores Canada's love affair with the canoe through art is on view at the Glenbow. more

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Works by three Western Canadian artists are in the Greek isles as part of an exhibition organized by Calgary curator Caterina Pizanias. more

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Looking at Blake Chorley’s landscape photography is like stepping back in time. more

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Beadwork and other Indigenous art is playing an increasingly important role in Canadian art history. more

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The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria displays images from Japanese-Canadian studio photographers in the early 1900s. more

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Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) has received Canada Council New Chapter funding to exhibit the artworks of 50 contemporary Indigenous women on billboards from coast-to-coast. more

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Remai Modern announces its newest web commission, "Staring, Nine episodes from al-Khalil/Hebron (Palestine) and Kassel (Germany), 2016-17," by Ahlam Shibli. more

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Grants are for BC and Yukon First Nations artists (or small group of artists) to travel to one of six partner museums to research/study the museums’ collections of First Nations art and artifacts. more

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Four outstanding international artists have been shortlisted for this year’s Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, marking the 10th anniversary of Canada’s most significant award for photography. more

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The O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) system will open in 2018. Several artists from Vancouver and Calgary will contribute to the public art component. more

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Barry Till has announced his retirement after 36 years at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. more

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Our team successfully opened the portal to receive your grant applications as planned on June 5th. To date, we have received over 5,000 applications. more

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Tthe Royal Canadian Mint has selected Allan's artwork to be featured on a $20 Silver coin designed exclusively for their Master's Club collectors! more

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Opened July 21, the World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 features 152 large-format photographs, including images by three Canadians. more

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Some sad news. Curator Ben Portis has been killed in an auto accident near Barrie. more

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Fifty artists from across Canada have been selected as finalists for the Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). Finalists are eligible to win one of eight awards totalling $30,000 and take home the Joan McConnell Award of $17,000. more

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