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Agnieszka Matejko

Agnieszka Matejko

Agnieszka Matejko is an Edmonton community-based artist whose practice focuses on youth and children as well as engaging non-arts groups in public art projects. She has taught at MacEwan University and the University of Alberta.

A fascinating show offers insight into the complex histories and cultures of South Asia. more

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Deer antlers become a metaphor for shedding old patterns and overcoming trauma in an unflinching exhibition about healing and transformation. more

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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

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Wendy Tokaryk uses vintage lace doilies to make prints that reflect on social histories. But their decorative energy allows little melancholy for times past. more

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When Hubert Hohn moved to Edmonton, he brought an outsider’s eye to the city’s humble abodes. His photographs raise questions about the communities we construct. more

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Gillian Willans became fascinated by banal domestic routines as she took on a new role caring for a growing family. It led to haunting paintings of vintage interiors. more

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A moving survey of contemporary Métis art reveals a continuing tradition of meticulous craft, as well as lived stories of loss, resilience and cultural survival. more

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An Edmonton that brings together work by six printmakers from India and six diasporic artists from the United States models diversity and mutual respect. more

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Florin Hategan creates meticulous prints of wetlands and human figures in transition. His dark and moody work is on view at Edmonton's Harcourt House Gallery. more

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Two artists bring a touch of home to the University of Alberta Hospital. more

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HeavyShield, a Kainai-Blood artist, took inspiration for this exhibition from the southern Alberta landscape. more

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Campbell Wallace’s exhibition at the Scott Gallery in Edmonton demonstrates a quintessential anti-social media aesthetic. more

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Travis McEwen creates an alternative futuristic world where “otherness” is both welcomed and embraced. more

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Perhaps grounding the artists in the cultural impact and global significance of biennials prompted some amongst this relatively young cohort to overreach. more

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Unsettling urban vistas are the subject of Andrea Kastner's show, "Shadow Cities" at Edmonton's Scott Gallery. more

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This playful show carries dark poetic metaphors about environmental destruction. more

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Far from Alberta’s vast skies and the familiar ochres of prairie fields, Kelsey Stephenson realized how the landscape seeps into our blood. more

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Nancy Wilson Ross, an expert on Eastern religions, once said: “Nothing can be asserted about Hinduism that cannot also be denied.” This same statement aptly summarizes David Altmejd’s intricate oeuvre. more

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The Canadian Mental Health Association says Canada’s youth suicide rate is the third highest in the industrialized world, and 2.3 million people aged 12 to 19 are at risk of developing depression. This is nothing short of an epidemic. more

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Duane Linklater, "Beast of Burden," 2016

Courtesy of the artist and Catriona Jeffries Gallery. Photo: Blaine Campbell

My first job was teaching art at the Edmonton Art Gallery. I loved every moment until two First Nations children came to me distraught because other kids were quietly making vile racist comments. more

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