Chris Cran

Peter D. Boyd, born in Orillia, Ont., in 1957, died of a heart attack on Feb. 23. Peter was an entrepreneur and a skilled, successful business leader. Read more


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Chris Cran - NGC

Courtesy Allan MacKay

On Thursday May 19th the National Gallery of Canada launched a triumphal celebration to inaugurate their forty year survey exhibition of over 100 works: Read more


Chris Cran, "Orange Woman" (Chorus Series 13.5)

Courtesy of the artist and TrepanierBaer

Senior Calgary artist Chris Cran has achieved a remarkable and unique career milestone. The National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Alberta have come together to organize a 40-year survey of his art for display in Edmonton and Ottawa. Read more

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When I first viewed Chris Cran’s paintings in a survey show at the Kelowna Art Gallery in 1998, something pricked my senses. It was not just his adroitness and competency working at large scale. Read more


A glimpse of red at the entrance to the Art Gallery of Alberta beckons from Edmonton’s Churchill Square. Luxe, by Laura Vickerson, is a sumptuous damask intervention within the curvilinear metallic sheath of the gallery. Read more


The tiny, vibrant Trianon Gallery in Lethbridge opens a two-month show May 2 that brings together 12 Calgary artists – emerging, mid-career and established. Read more


From September 26 to November 16, Glenbow Museum president Jeff Spalding curates a whimsical tour through dream spaces and reversals. Read more


As Chris Cran lets us know in his large painting featuring an anonymous talking head, McIntyre Ranch is... king big! Who better to tell the story in two words than Alberta’s master of wit and art. Read more