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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 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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Michael Morris, "City Deluxe 5", 1968/2012, etching and aquatint, 30” x 22” (edition of 25 published by Kardosh Projects)  Courtesy the artist and Kardosh Projects, Vancouver

Courtesy the artist and Kardosh Projects, Vancouver

"The Blur in Between", which questions the boundaries between disciplines such as contemporary art, design, craft, typography, architecture and digital art, is no exception. more

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“How are you?” No matter how crummy or crisis filled our day has been, most people respond to this ubiquitous question with a cheery: “Fine, thank you.” The advent of Facebook has only upped the positive-thinking ante. more

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Shan Kelley, "Disclosures VI", 2013, print and needle perforated parchment, 38” × 35”

Photo: Adam Waldron-Blain

But for Montreal-based artist Shan Kelley, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2009, mere guilt won’t suffice. more

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Walter Jule, an internationally renowned printmaker from Edmonton, makes art that’s like a koan. He uses diverse media – printmaking, mixed media, video and installation – yet each work is breathtakingly simple. more

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Technology begins my day and encompasses it until nightfall: I check a digital calendar, immerse myself at work on a computer, and, in the evening, plug into music. more

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If we could record our thoughts and play them back, most people would be declared barely on the edge of sanity. Endless circles, random associations and meanderings of the mind almost miraculously come together to make up character and personality. more

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