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Amy Karlinsky

Amy Karlinsky has taught school in Baker Lake (Kamanituaq), been the director of the Nunnatta Sunaquatngirt Museum in Iqaluit and has written essays and reviews about many aspects of Inuit Art. She has taught Inuit Art at the University of Manitoba, and her last research trip was to Kinngait in 2003 with the artist Aurora Landin.

Internationally acclaimed ceramic artist Robert Archambeau has been named the recipient of the 2014 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction, and the Manitoba Arts Council will be honoring him with a reception at the WAG on May 15. more

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THE GRANDE DAME OF KINNGAIT, THIS NORTHERN PRINTMAKER HAS QUIETLY BECOME ONE OF THE MOST HONOURED ARTISTS IN CANADA. more

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Winnipeg is famous for its art fundraisers — posh spreads at the Hotel Fort Garry, the now legendary, wall-to-wall frenzies at aceart, MAWA’s carnivalesque "Dollhouse" where bidding comes under pressure of time, and Platform’s "triple exposure." more

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Two intriguing shows in Winnipeg this spring have both been initiated, in part, by the presence of printmaker Lynne Allen, a Tamarind master printmaker, Fulbright scholar, and head of the School of Visual Arts at Boston University. more

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Floating, inflating, transforming, mutating — these are all possibilities inspired by playing with density, weightlessness, gravity, containers, and an air-tight seal. more

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"Situation Comedy" is a surprisingly abstruse and alienating experience. Consisting of over sixty works culled mostly from American sources, the exhibition was curated by Dominic Molon and Michael Rooks for Independent Curators International. more

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"supernovas" is a return to the age-old theme of renewal, etched out a decade ago by the Winnipeg Art Gallery in its "Sit(E)ings: Trajectory for a Future" and more recently by Plug In in its "Young Winnipeg Artists" exhibition. more

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Maxine Noel's recent work at the Wah-sa Gallery comprises seventeen paintings in acrylic and gouache. more

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Inuit art is a lesser-known Canadian art form and an often misunderstood one. Overwhelmed by choices, stymied by the institutional separation of Inuit art from contemporary Canadian art, some collectors ignore the field. more

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Walter J. Phillips was born at Barton-on-Humber in north Lincolnshire in 1884. After training in art and commercial design, and exhibiting at the Royal Academy in London, he emigrated to Canada. more

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Eyre is thief, inventor and bricoleur, combining the intensely observed with the wondrously imaginative... more

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Realism and abstraction intersect as Andrew Valko paints the light and texture of real life. more

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Dorosz finds his inspiration in the materiality of paint; his paintings are not merely the basis for convincing illusionism. more

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Perreault, born in Albertville, Saskatchewan, in 1947, exhibits widely on the Prairies. A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan in 1970, he has won many awards and commissions. more

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It is a bejewelled autumn day. Everything orange and dappled in light. Robert Archambeau has invited us to his remote studio, a three-hour drive north and east of Winnipeg. We see more deer on the road than passing motorists. more

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Ivan Eyre was born in Tullymet, Saskatchewan, in 1935. He studied with some of the best known art teachers at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Manitoba's School of Art. more

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William Eakin lives and works in Winnipeg's historic Exchange District. Eakin takes everyday life as his subject matter, examining the intersections of art and popular culture. more

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Barry Burdeny is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and the Slade School in London, but he is a real-life example of the Free Trade Agreement in living colour. more

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Located at the intersection of art and science, new media art escapes convention. Here's a brief look at how Reva Stone, Paul Wong, Shelley Ouellet and Risa Horowitz are escaping the traditional boundaries of conventional art. more

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