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11 September 2018

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Galleries West

Vol 3 No 19    ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

This pioneering artist journeyed to Europe in 1919 to paint devastated battlefields and the graveyards of Canadian soldiers. Her life was never the same. more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

A show at the Burnaby Art Gallery tells the story of one of Vancouver’s most accomplished – and overlooked – printmakers. more

STORIES

Established in 2016, the Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize is awarded annually to an artist enrolled in a BFA or MFA program in British Columbia, working in film, photography or video. more

NEWS

The MacKenzie Art Gallery has received two major gifts, including $25 million from an anonymous donor. It is the largest endowment in the gallery’s history. more

NEWS

Edmonton artist Kirsty Templeton Davidge creates precisely observed portraits that focus on small but telling details. She wants us to truly see the people around us. more

STORIES

The Hnatyshyn Foundation has announced $75,000 in awards for Canada’s visual artists and curators. more

NEWS

Sheri Bakes had to learn to paint again after she had a stroke. She has a form of mind blindness, but has found art offers a path out of despair. more

STORIES

For three summers, Winnipeg art teacher Stacey Abramson has spent a week in New York City as part of the Art21 Educators program. The experience is transforming her teaching. more

STORIES

The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is hiring Alyssa Fearon as curator. more

NEWS

Canadian artists trying their luck south of the border reflect on the thrills – and challenges – of making art in Los Angeles. The scene is thriving, but also tough. more

STORIES

The Kingston Prize competition is open to Canadian artists aged 18 and over on the deadline date of April 26. more

NEWS