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Art Gallery of St. Albert

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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In Overburden, Jessica Plattner surveys industry’s impact on the natural environment. more

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In "Talking Creatures", Patrick Bulas, Megan Gnanasihamany, Gerri Harden and Trish Shwart use storytelling to communicate intricacies of human behaviour and highlight connections between people and animals. more

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Sherri Chaba, "Retreat", 2014

Photo: Mark Freeman

I eagerly explore the gallery. A spider-net wire structure coils down from the ceiling. It conceals a mirror that extends space deep beyond the floor like an illusory rabbit hole. A tree house made of discarded boards hovers gracefully on stilts. more

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Storybook imagery collides with the everyday in Tall Tales, a whimsical show that teams a fanciful dining table with ceramic settings by Alberta artist Alysse Bowd with mixed-media works on paper by British Columbia’s Wanda Lock. more

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"Aniti Anemos"

Collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.

“I am of the age that I am an Indian,” Terry McCue, a self-taught Ojibwe artist, tells me at the opening of Animal Spirit, which coincides with the Alberta Indigenous Games in St. Albert. “I was born an Indian and I will die an Indian.” more

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Margaret Witschl doesn’t recall being an anxious person. Her busy and distinguished career as a teacher, corporate curator, government art consultant and practicing artist attests to her ability to juggle life’s stresses. more

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