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Fall/Winter 2004 issue

Fall/Winter 2004 cover

Galleries West

Vol 3 No 3

Editor: Jennifer MacLeod

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What’s home? For immigrants and the increasing number of people migrating within Canada in search of jobs, there’s no easy, visceral answer. Not so for emerging artist Kelly Johner. Her identification with the Prairies is nearly mythic. more

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Sitting at a table in her studio in the Ghost River Valley west of Calgary, drinking black coffee from a pottery mug, Enns explains how she came to understand the wild horses that roam the region and how they have inspired her art. more

Aug 27, 2013 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

A whimsical spirit and fairy tale quality illuminate the art of silk painter Beth Coulas. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

From her rural studio just outside Edmonton, painting in the summertime light, Vivian Thierfelder finds the whole of the universe in nature’s most minute details. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Notable at home and abroad for his powerful works reflecting the tender emotions of solitude and despair, Quebec artist Jean Paul Lemieux’s landscapes, cities, people and faces are instantly recognizable. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM HISTORICAL WORKS

There’s a distinct affinity for northern Alberta in the work of Carol Breen, a sense of “into-the-woods” backed up by silvered night skies and pines that crowd the horizon. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Inspired by his garden, one of Canada's most respected ceramic artists creates sculptures imbued with humour and a wink of vegetal allure. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Depth and grace are two words that aptly describe Des Bevis’s luminous, abstract paintings. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

A twist on the old saw describes a reality for many painters in Canada: Those who can, do, and those who can also teach. For Norman Yates, 81, that’s been a reality ever since he graduated from the Ontario College of Art in 1951. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Trying to capture a moment or memory, such as dawn in a fog-laden forest, is the task that landscape artist Susan Woolgar has set for herself. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

The latest exhibit by Martha Cole is a powerful examination of current struggles facing rural Saskatchewan. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Tim Schouten’s intense appreciation for his surroundings is evident. Recently, he has been influenced by the view from his studio on the farm he shares with his wife in Anola, Manitoba. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Ursula Reynolds grew up in post-WWII Frankfurt, Germany, almost entirely removed from nature. Today, she lives on 70 acres of prairie, meadow and river valley near Cochrane, Alberta, amidst a busy wildlife corridor. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Janet Cardiff’s complex sculptural sound works weave narrative with emotion in intimate, virtual spaces. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

A strong sense of history permeates an exhibition of new works by Saskatoon artist Grant McConnell. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

In modernist art history’s search for the liberation of colour, beginning with Cézanne, David Cantine’s four coloured discs represent a triumph. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

As an emerging Inuit artist from Cape Dorset, Napachie Sharky takes the best of his community’s traditional world and melds it with modern sensibilities and technical sculpting methods. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Brigitte Dion’s paintings capture a quality of light familiar to most prairie residents. Vistas shift between city, forest and prairie, offering angles of low-slung prairie buildings and inner city high rises, mixed with unadorned prairie landscape. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Cybèle Young’s intricate artworks are comprised of miniature, hand-sculpted paper objects, which often incorporate copper etchings or wood block prints. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Bill Bragg is no stranger to the politics of art. He spent more than two decades in the museum field working with renowned figures such as Tony Emery and the Shadbolts during the golden age of public galleries in the 1960s and ‘70s. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

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