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4 June 2019

Marika Echachis Swan, "Becoming Worthy," 2013

Galleries West

Vol 4 No 12    ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

I hopped over to Salt Spring Island for a short getaway last week. Read more

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Patricia Bovey’s latest book explores Manitoba artist’s evocations of a semi-mythical Prairie past. Read more

BOOKS

Martin Bennett's first solo exhibition in Calgary since 2011 offers layered takes on art history and reproduction technologies. Read more

STORIES

Iraqi-born artist paints cheery urban scenes in his new home of Vancouver. Read more

STORIES

Exhibition looks at the important role of matriarchs and their special relationship with water in Indigenous communities. Read more

STORIES

Regina artist Gabriela Garcia-Luna explores the ecological fragility of one of the largest inland river deltas in North America. Read more

STORIES

Vancouver weaver embraces ancient craft and new technologies with protagonists pulled from myth, history and online gaming. Read more

STORIES

The Creation Accelerator is designed to support the development, creation and sharing of original digital content for potential distribution on CBC's digital platforms. Read more

NEWS

The National Gallery of Canada is calling for nominations for a new art award, the Lacey Prize, which recognizes artist-run centres and other small arts organizations. Read more

NEWS

The Vancouver Art Gallery announced today that Kathleen Bartels is leaving the gallery after 18 years as director 'to pursue other professional and personal interests.' Read more

NEWS

A popular outdoor sculpture in Vancouver, Trans Am Totem, by Marcus Bowcott, is now a permanent part of the city’s public art collection. It took a donation of $250,000 from Chip and Shannon Wilson. Read more

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The $10,000 Eldon and Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize has been awarded to aAron Munson, for his work Isachsen, shown at the city's dc3 art projects last year. Read more

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Effective July 1, jake moore will oversee the four galleries on the university's campus, as well its 6,000-piece permanent collection. She will also serve as a faculty member in the department of art and art history. Read more

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Contemporary Calgary is holding an open house at 5:30 p.m. on May 30 as it prepares for the next phase of renovations to its new home in the city's former planetarium. Read more

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery presents Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada, Manitoba’s first major exhibition celebrating contemporary artists with roots in India. Read more

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Jessica Johnson is the winner of the Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize. Her work, Hazel Isle, a 14-minute documentary shot in Scotland, considers how the loss of a traditional language affects a rural community. Read more

NEWS

A Calgary facility designed to serve the needs of women will feature work by 19 artists, including Faye HeavyShield, Janice Tanton and Jason Carter. Read more

NEWS

Exhibition at the Banff Centre explores geological processes. Read more

STORIES