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Rick Rogers: Consonance and Dissonance

As an adult, I remember with a touch of amusement, the bitterness of not finding finger paints in my stocking on Christmas morning.  Who could really blame Santa? But the simple joy of playing with those squishy pigments at grade school is a sensation that remains vivid for me today. Art and design have always …

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Myra Bielby

Rug hooking is an original Canadian craft, developed in the Maritimes and eastern Quebec in the nineteenth century. An original recycling activity, it involved women splitting burlap seed bags open, then ripping up their families worn clothing into wool strips to be worked into patterns for the burlap backing. Voilà-rugs for their bare wooden floors …

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Vincent George Morban

As a retired accountant, I gave up my green shades for a camera and switched from creative accounting to creative photography. Since 2012, I have been an active member of Edmonton’s Images Alberta Camera Club, including having served on the Board as Treasurer and President. For the past six years, I have been competing in …

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Aaron Paquette

  Aaron Paquette is one of Canada’s premiere First Nations artists known for his bright colours, strong lines and for sharing new ways of looking at age-old experiences and beliefs. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Aaron has been creating art for the past 20 years. He apprenticed and has become both a Cathedral Stained Glass artist …

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James Gaa

People reveal themselves through the things they make. I interpret the urban landscape, the place most of us live and work – including streets and alleys, buildings and their architectural features, machines, and signs. In documenting aspects of the designed and built environment, I construct something new that reveals a dimension that is hidden from …

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Sara Norquay – Indications: Weather Permitting

We are delighted to welcome print maker Sara Norquay back as our September artist of the month. Sara Norquay has been a printmaker for almost twenty years, making monotypes, photopolymer etchings, woodcuts, linocuts and recently copper etchings. She also makes artists books and works with felt. After living, working and exhibiting for nearly 20 years …

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Mira Lanoil

This month Westwood celebrates one of our own emerging artists, Mira Lanoil. Mira is 11 years old and passionate about photography. She is just finishing Grade 6 and greatly enjoys school. She wants to share her passion for photography with people online and show them how beautiful things can be anywhere, even in the muddy …

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Betty Ann Gandall 

Every quilt deserves a name and the one displayed is called “Day And Night”. I made it to practice my skills with colour value which created the illusion of weaving. The quilt top is “Day”, the back of the quilt is black, representing “Night” which is quilted with coloured thread. I first discovered my passion …

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Brenda Malkinson

Brenda Malkinson is a multidisciplinary visual artist with extensive background in design, art education and public commissions. She is an alumnus of Alberta College of Art and Design. Her artistic career, spanning over forty years includes owning and operating a stained glass gallery and retail store. She has also served as an instructor at Red …

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