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Fall/Winter 2005 issue

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Galleries West

Vol 4 No 3    ISSN No. 1703-2806

Editor: Jennifer MacLeod

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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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The deconstruction of the rich cultural motherlode of material that surrounds Edmonton’s complicated relationship with the north is embodied by the Alaska Highway, the roadway that connects Edmonton to Fairbanks, Alaska. more

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A painter for more than four decades, Sherrard Grauer has works in several public collections including the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Cambridge University in England and the Canada Council Art Bank. more

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Not only are Grant Leier and Nixie Barton united by 17 years of married life and two vibrant painting careers, they also share profound and life-altering passions for large-scale gardening and myriad collections of “stuff.” more

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Marjan Eggermont, one of the most prolific and progressive Canadian print artists of her generation, is reinvigorating the art of printmaking by turning to contemporary imagery and breaking the shackles of conventionality. more

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Regular visits to Saskatchewan, the birthplace of her parents, exposed artist Jean Pederson to the constant changes affecting farming communities. Homesteads were left abandoned and many of the area’s most recognizable landmarks were torn down. 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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Born in Montreal in 1893, Kathleen Moir Morris achieved critical acclaim during the lively Quebec art scene of the 1920s and ’30s, but since then has languished as one of an almost-forgotten group of Canadian women painters. more

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A retrospective launching this fall in Victoria will take the “beautifully grand” landscapes of West Coast painter Takao Tanabe across the nation. 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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"A News Millennium: A Year in Pictures" presents US artist Kurt Webb’s woodblock prints. The prints commemorate weird and disturbing international news stories, collected one a day between January 1 and September 11, 2001. more

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Shaun Morin’s show, "Klusters," promises an intriguing look into this prolific Winnipeg painter’s latest work. more

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"The Art Formerly Known as New Media" exhibition currently on at the Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff celebrates the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Banff New Media Institute. more

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Ron Moppett is experiencing a period of creative renewal. more

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The focal point of the exhibition is a new video installation entitled "Gordijn." This piece excludes the objects and the small multiple projections previously associated with Geleynse’s work, and is instead a large single channel projection. more

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The contested space between words and images — and the often uneasy relationship between making art and writing about it — offers rich terrain for a thought-provoking exhibition. more

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"Heavenly Bodies" brings forth Gathie Falk's long-standing fascination with the clouds above and the sun, moon and stars beyond. more

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Drew Burnham’s "Coastal" at the Bau-Xi in Vancouver features scenes by an artist who, while paying homage to his forebears, manages nevertheless to create works that are personal and quite original. more

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The new works by Alan Wood on display at the Winchester Galleries's Broad Street location in Victoria BC, are based, according to the gallery website, on the artist's "observations in nature" recorded in his journal notes and sketches. more

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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

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