ART SHOWS & EX­HIBITS

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7 CAM­ERAS Through Mar 18 A group ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tur­ing new and re­cent pho­tog­ra­phy by Kevin Boyle, Gary Camp­bell, Ben Cope, Michael Levin, Colin Smith, Leesa Strei­fler, and Diana Thor­n­ey­croft. Chris­tine Klassen Gallery, 321 - 50 Ave SE, 403-262-1880. Map 1, I6 www.christineklas­sen­gallery.com

A JOUR­NEY INTO OUR TRUE NA­TURE Apr 8 - May 6 This show is about na­ture as the cen­tre of life where the spirit could man­i­fest it­self in the phys­i­cal world. New works by Réal Fournier will be fea­tured. Web­ster Gal­leries, 812 - 11 Ave SW, 403-263-6500. Map 2, G2 www.web­ster­gal­leries.com

CANA­DIAN STO­RIES: THE VIEW FROM HERE Mar 4 - May 22 In re­sponse to Canada’s 150th an­niver­sary, this ex­hi­bi­tion uses his­tor­i­cal, mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary art from Glen­bow’s col­lec­tion to ex­plore iconic Cana­dian themes from a west­ern per­spec­tive. Glen­bow, 130 - 9 Ave SE, 403-268-4100. Map 2, F6 www.glen­bow.org

CATHY DA­LEY Mar 18 - May 6 Da­ley is known for her oil-pastel sil­hou­ettes of the fe­male form, in­spired by the world of high fash­ion and im­ages of dance. Her work arose from a cri­tique of the fash­ion in­dus­try and its lim­i­ta­tions in rep­re­sent­ing women. New­zones, 730 - 11 Ave SW, 403-266-1972. Map 2, G2 www.new­zones.com

CHRIS LANGSTROTH Mar 18 - Apr 1 Build­ing and scrap­ing lay­ers of paint, Langstroth plays with the bal­ance of abt­stract and fig­u­ra­tive to cre­ate intrigue in his work al­low­ing room for in­ter­pre­ta­tion. Gib­son Fine Art, 628 - 11 Ave SW, 403-244-2000. Map 2, G3 www.gib­son­fin­eart.ca

COL­LECTIBLE INUIT FINE ART Through Mar 18 Fea­tur­ing Works by: Osuitok Ipeelee, RCA Ki­awak Ashoona, OC, RCA Axan­gayu Shaa, RCA Manasie Ma­niapik Lu­cassie Ikkid­luak Johnny Inukpuk, and many more. Web­ster Gal­leries, 812 - 11 Ave SW, 403-263-6500. Map 2, G2 www.web­ster­gal­leries.com

CORRI-LYNN TETZ: DIVINERS Mar 3 - Apr 13 Tetz’ semi-ab­stract paint­ings show the close prox­im­ity be­tween mem­ory, sub­jec­tive ex­pe­ri­ence and larger, so­cial phe­nom­ena. Jarvis Hall Fine Art, 617 – 11 Ave SW, 403-206-9942. Map 1, I6 www.jarvishallfin­eart.ca

DAVID ALTMEJD: THE VES­SEL Mar 4 - May 22 An enor­mous crys­talline sculp­ture seems to de­pict an elab­o­rate act of cre­ation caught in a sus­pended an­i­ma­tion of si­mul­ta­ne­ous for­ma­tion and dis­in­te­gra­tion. Glen­bow, 130 - 9 Ave SE, 403-268-4100. Map 2, F6 www.glen­bow.org

DEN­NIS EKSTEDT: SHELL OF LIGHT Apr 6 - May 6 Ekstedt ex­plores the lu­mi­nos­ity and ethe­re­al­ity of

il­lu­mi­nated land­scapes and light phe­nom­ena by de­pict­ing at­mos­pheres, cityscapes and ar­chi­tec­tures that are com­posed of many small lights and lu­mi­nous forms. Her­ringer Kiss Gallery, 709A - 11 Ave SW, 403-228-4889. Map 2, G2 www.her­ringerkiss­gallery.com

EARTHLINGS Through May 7 A group ex­hi­bi­tion of oth­er­worldly, sur­real, mag­i­cally fig­u­ra­tive ce­ramic sculp­ture and works on pa­per, pro­duced both in­di­vid­u­ally and col­lab­o­ra­tively, by seven con­tem­po­rary artists. Esker Foun­da­tion, 444, 1011 - 9 Ave SE, 403-930-2490. Map 1, G6 www.es­ker­foun­da­tion.com

JULIE BEUGIN Mar 10 - Apr 22 Beugin records non­spe­cific el­e­ments of cities with her own pho­to­graphs. Through an in­stinc­tual process of lay­ered ab­strac­tion, she trans­forms any phys­i­cal like­ness of th­ese spa­ces into trans­par­ent ar­eas of lu­mi­nous colour on can­vas. Vi­vianeArt, 1114 - 11 St SW, 587-349-2014. Map 2, G1 www.vi­vianeart.gallery.com

MARK DICEY: TRAF­FIC Apr 21 - Jun 3 Dicey’s paint­ings ex­am­ine a nar­ra­tive of ab­stract shapes, forms, colours, pat­terns and tex­tures. Jarvis Hall Fine Art, 617 – 11 Ave SW, 403-206-9942. Map 1, I6 www.jarvishallfin­eart.ca

MARTIN PEARCE: TRACES/TRAC­ING Mar 4 - Apr 1 The lines in the paint­ings were made with a china marker or grease pen­cil and they were sys­tem­at­i­cally ap­plied and par­tially erased sev­eral times in or­der to “com­pli­cate” the net­work of marks; the var­i­ous it­er­a­tions of su­per­im­posed grid-like lines build­ing a set of “traces” on the sur­face. Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, 724 - 11 Ave SW, 403-263-1162. Map 2, G2 www.paulkuh­n­gallery.com

MODUS OPERANDI Mar 9 - Apr 1 Look into the process by three artists (Nate McLeod, Tia Hal­l­i­day and Fiona Ack­er­man) to whom process is as im­por­tant, and a vi­tal com­po­nent, to the end re­sult. Her­ringer Kiss Gallery, 709A - 11 Ave SW, 403-228-4889. Map 2, G2 www.her­ringerkiss­gallery.com

NORTH OF OR­DI­NARY: THE ARC­TIC PHO­TO­GRAPHS OF GERAL­DINE AND DOU­GLAS MOODIE Through Sep 10 This ex­hi­bi­tion cel­e­brates the work of Canada’s first pro­fes­sional woman pho­tog­ra­pher, Geral­dine Moodie. Be­gin­ning in 1903, Moodie ac­com­pa­nied her hus­band, a se­nior of­fi­cer of the North-West Mounted Po­lice, on North­ern ex­pe­di­tions. She took in­ti­mate por­traits of the lo­cal Inuit com­mu­nity while he doc­u­mented the land­scape and his work with the Mounted Po­lice. Glen­bow, 130 - 9 Ave SE, 403-268-4100. Map 2, F6 www.glen­bow.org

PER­FECT MEM­ORY: AU­THEN­TIC GIFT SHOP Mar 3 - Apr 1 A store where you buy Asian guilt with your for­give­ness. The shop is open for cul­tural clar­ity and con­ver­sa­tions, and we ask that vis­i­tors take in­se­cu­ri­ties, fail­ings, trau­mas and suf­fer­ings with kind­ness and give back un­der­stand­ing and ac­cep­tance. Prod­ucts come in the form of DVDs, books, key­chains, lucky charms, cloth­ing, lapel pins, var­i­ous food cans, and more. Items in the store cater to and carry dif­fer­ent styles, vary­ing based on what some­one is ca­pa­ble of giv­ing. The New Gallery, 208 Cen­tre St S, 403-233-2399. Map 2, D6 www.the­new­gallery.org

PI­LAR MEHLIS: CUR­RENT IN­TER­LOPER Apr 6 - May 6 Mehlis ex­plores the trans­for­ma­tive ef­fect of im­mi­gra­tion on an in­di­vid­ual by jux­ta­pos­ing el­e­ments of nat­u­ral and hu­man mi­gra­tions, fea­tur­ing a fish/hu­man hy­brid fig­ure. Her­ringer Kiss Gallery, 709A - 11 Ave SW, 403-228-4889. Map 2, G2 www.her­ringerkiss­gallery.com

POWER IN PIC­TURES: THE OUT­SIDE CIR­CLE AND THE IM­PACT OF THE GRAPHIC NOVEL Through Spring 2017 This ex­hibit is the cul­mi­na­tion of a se­ries of work­shops that con­nected young in­di­vid­u­als from the Ur­ban So­ci­ety of Abo­rig­i­nal Youth with il­lus­tra­tor Kelly Mellings. The re­sult is a se­ries of graphic art that ex­plores com­plex feel­ings and ex­pe­ri­ences. Glen­bow, 130 - 9 Ave SE, 403-268-4100. Map 2, F6 www.glen­bow.org

SA­MAN­THA WIL­LIAMS-CHAPEL­SKY Through Mar 11 See new works from Ed­mon­ton acrylic artist Sa­man­tha Wil­liams-Chapel­sky. Her vi­brant art­work is in­flu­enced by the West­ern land­scape and fea­tures ab­stract cloud­scapes with vivid colours on cir­cu­lar can­vases. Gib­son Fine Art, 628 - 11 Ave SW, 403-244-2000. Map 2, G3 www.gib­son­fin­eart.ca

SARAH FULLER : CAM­OU­FLAGE (HULINHJÁLMSTEINN) Through Mar 18 Fuller ex­plores lay­ers of his­tory and nar­ra­tive through the use of the pho­to­graphic ob­ject. An un­der­ly­ing fea­ture in her work is dis­place­ment, be it phys­i­cal, psy­cho­log­i­cal or con­structed. Chris­tine Klassen Gallery, 321 - 50 Ave SE, 403-262-1880. Map 1, I6 www.christineklas­sen­gallery.com

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