Does your tattoo have an interesting story behind it or was inspired by something special? Does it represent a significant time in your life?
On October 3rd 2015, Wachira will be hosting a photo shoot from 12pm to 4pm at the Visual Arts Alberta Gallery, 3rd Floor, 10215 – 112 Street NW Edmonton, AB T5K 1M7. Those who would like to share their tattoo pieces and the stories behind them are welcome to drop by. Additional sessions will be held on November 14 and December 5. For further information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through photography, Tattoo Speak will capture the deeply personal stories behind these beautiful pieces of body art while deconstructing the negative stereotypes associated with them. The project by Karue Wachira, an Alberta photographer, will take place over the next year.
Exhibition Dates: June 4 to July 25, 2015, 3rd floor, 10215-112 ST Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday – Friday 1- 4pm, Saturday 12-4 pm.
Familiars, Out-of-Towners, As Well As All the Others: Erika Andriashek in Gallery B
Large figurative sculptures that, through public participation, are to be continuously worked upon throughout the exhibition. The public are invited to leave their own found or sentimental objects of any size and shape with the sculptures; the artist will then document changes and evolution of the work.
Salva Corpus Amanti / Digital Imagery by David J. Kleinsasser in Gallery A Salva Corpus Amanti…translates to “save (or heal) the lover’s body” – it is to emotionally and viscerally experience what is seen with the eyes as ecstasy, total unity and oneness. Kleinsasser’s digital imagery seeks to delight your eyes, nurture your soul and expand your connections to the world around you.
Opening on April 2nd between 7:00pm and 9:30pm is Gerald St. Maur’s “Searching Skies, Seeing Through Trees” in gallery a and Jean Pilch’s “Edited Realism” in Gallery b. Both exhibitions run between April 2nd and May 30th, 2015 in Visual Arts Alberta Gallery (3rd floor, 10215 112 Street, Edmonton). Gallery Hours are Wednesday to Friday: 10am – 4pm and saturday: noon – 4pm. (The gallery will be closed on April 3rd, April 4th and May 16th).
The Visual Arts Alberta Gallery members show BREAD BASKET continues to August 01st, 2014. The front gallery is a juried exhibition composed of pieces that are bigger than a BREAD BASKET while the back room gallery is non-juried and features some 35 member artists and their artwork that is smaller than a BREAD BASKET.
Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC is located in Edmonton (3rd Floor, 10215 112 Street). We are open Wednesday to Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday between noon and 4pm.
A small version of The Alberta Society of Artists’ exhibition CELEBRATING ALBERTA will be featured at the Visual Arts Alberta Gallery in Edmonton from January 30th, 2014 to March 15th, 2014 with a reception January 30th between 7pm and 9:30pm.
Visual Arts Alberta Gallery is located at 3rd floor, 10215 112 street NW, Edmonton, AB T5K1M7
Hours are: Wednesday to Friday: 10am – 4pm and Saturday: noon – 4pm (Closed February 15th, 2014)
Keith Harder’s Dereliction of Memory
Visual Arts Alberta Gallery
(10215 112 Street,
October 24 – November 30, 2013. Reception: Thursday October 24 from 7 – 9:30pm.
Gallery Hours: Wed – Fri 10am – 4pm
+ Sat noon – 4pm (Closed November 09).
Keith Harder’s art practice began in the highly developed art program at Three Hills High School and developed at the University of Calgary, the Alberta College of Art, and the University of Alberta.
He taught at the Universities of Alberta and Calgary before locating to Camrose in 1992 and is currently a professor at the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta.
While his reputation in the art world has been based on a descriptive approach to painting and drawing, recent work has diverged to embrace other practices, including photography, sculpture and landscape installation.