An exhibit of recent arwork by members of the Canmore Art Guild will be held in the beautiful new Elevation Place Gallery from May 31 through June 25. The gallery is located at 700 railway Ave, Canmore, and is open 11 am to 7 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 11 am to 5pm, Friday through Sunday. The opening reception for the show will be Friday, May 31, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm.
Loosey Goosey Art Studios and Gallery at 101-1151 Sidney Street in the Sunset Resort. 4 artists with different painting styles, some are traditional oil painting, some charcoal and others are acrylic and mixed media. There will be art demos from 1 to 2pm.
Saturday, May 11th, 1-3 pm Artist in Attendance
Opening Saturday, May 11, GFA hosts an exhibition of the latest works by Canmore-based artist Zelda Nelson. Nelson’s paintings are personal interpretations of the landscape she is drawn to as she paints outside year-round. With her brilliant colours, and thick brush strokes each work is a careful execution of her keen observation and technical ability. Her landscape paintings and widely collected within Canada and the US.
Call for Nominations, Prairie Wood Design Awards 2013, Deadline: June 15
Call for Nominations, Prairie Wood Design Awards 2013
The 2013 Prairie Wood Design Awards nominations are open and Alberta Wood WORKS! is seeking nominations of local wood architecture in the following categories:
• Interior Showcase
Deadline for submissions is June 15th, 2013.
The jury will select two special awards from all submissions for Engineer Wood Advocate and Jury’s Choice. In Alberta, over 50 communities rely on the forest industry. Wood is intrinsically linked to the history of our communities and is showcased in the Prairie Wood Design Awards program.
Entries should consist of building projects that display a wide range of wood product applications and demonstrate an understanding of the special qualities of wood, such as strength, sustainability, durability, beauty and cost-effectiveness.
To register or learn more visit Art Rubicon
Int’l Call for Entries: 2014 Typography Competition, Communication Arts, closes Sep 6
Our juried competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering. Any typographic project first printed or produced from September 2012 through September 2013 is eligible.
New for 2013: Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum.
Please visit Art Rubicon for more details
UAS Barewalls Gallery: Sadia Fakih: Dreaming In Colour, opens Mar 23, Calgary
Runs: March 22nd to 26th, 2013
Reception: March 23, 8PM to 11PM
My work involves fusing the artistic forms of Persian miniature painting and surrealism into a dream-like contemporary narrative in vivid colour. The work references theory in cultural hybridity, particularly the idea of the ambivalent nature of the “third space”.
Sadia Fakih is a painter living in Calgary, and currently studying at the Alberta College of Art & Design.
For original posting visit Art Rubicon’s webiste.
The Works Art & Design Festival: Art Market Application 2013, Edmonton
Lower rates available before April 15
Festival Dates: June 20 to July 2, 2013
The Works Art & Design Festival is proud to present the largest FREE art & design festival in North America. Kicking off Edmonton’s summer festival season with 150,000+ visitors to Sir Winston Churchill Square each year, The Works is an exciting way for artisans to attract new patrons from Edmonton’s Downtown core to the art community.
The Works Art & Design Festival only accepts original, hand-crafted art and designs. Open for all 13 days of the Festival from 11:30am -9:30pm, each tent/table is supplied with a 110V outlet, one table and two chairs. Each vendor must provide a representative during all festival operating hours – RAIN OR SHINE. Volunteers are available for restroom/meal relief. There is security onsite 24/7.
For the application and more info visit this website.