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26 March 2019

Joseph Tisiga, "Oliver Jackson Works," 2019

Galleries West

Vol 4 No 7    ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

It has been a year since Galleries West launched its new online format. Read more

From the Editor

Joseph Tisiga flips expectations as he explores Indigenous identity with faux artifacts. Read more

STORIES

Mary Kavanagh looks at the atomic age’s lingering residue on humanity. Read more

STORIES

Philippe Raphanel’s drawings reflect the magic of island life on the West Coast. Read more

STORIES

Katherine Boyer explores Métis history and culture in Winnipeg show. Read more

STORIES

A multicultural exhibition of funerary vessels and structures boldly addresses mortality and rituals around death. Read more

STORIES

The Portage and District Arts Council (which ran the Portage and District Arts Centre) and the Portage Community Centre (which ran the William Glesby Centre) have amalgamated as Prairie Fusion Arts and Entertainment. Read more

NEWS

Photostories Canada, a new website created by the Canadian Photography Institute, is a free online photography resource for the public. Read more

NEWS

Eli Kerr, who is based in Montreal, has been selected for this year's Hnatyshyn Foundation-Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency. Read more

NEWS

Landscape artist Nicki Ault wants to capture Saskatchewan’s light. Read more

STORIES

Two Vancouver artists, Althea Thauberger and Stephen Waddell, are finalists for this year's $50,000 Scotiabank Photography Award. Shannon Bool, based in Berlin, is the third artist on the short list for the award. Read more

NEWS

The Winnipeg Art Gallery has hired Lisa Charleyboy as manager of Indigenous initiatives and Jocelyn Piirainen as assistant curator of Inuit art. Read more

NEWS

Touchwood Editions says the book is up for the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award. Read more

NEWS

The MacKenzie Art Gallery has appointed Tak Pham as assistant curator. He will be joining the gallery on May 6. Read more

NEWS

The prize, established in 2004, will become one of three annual Canadian arts awards that gives the winner a cash prize of $100,000. Read more

NEWS

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce that the monumental painting O'Kanada by Alberta Indigenous artist Alex Janvier has a new home in the Royal Alberta Museum. Read more

NEWS

Joe Fafard died March 16, 2019 of stomach cancer at his home in Lumsden, Sask. Read more

NEWS

Winnipeg's Urban Shaman, an artist-run gallery for Indigenous artists, is opening a satellite gallery hosted by Vital Spaces in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Read more

NEWS

The UBC Library has acquired the personal archive of Hanne Wassermann Walker, a significant figure in Vienna's cultural and social life before the Second World War. Read more

NEWS