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Art Gallery of St. Albert Reconciling Edmonton is an art exhibit produced by RISE – Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton.
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Painters’ Guild member Alexsandra Mitchell helps us all beat the winter blahs with this gorgeous summery scene called Highway View Longview, now on display at the St. Albert Public Library. The library hosts rotating monthly exhibits of work from members of the St. Albert Painters’ Guild.

Art Gallery of St. Albert

Reconciling Edmonton is an art exhibit produced by RISE – Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton. It is a collaboration between Métis poet Anna Marie Sewell, historian and writer Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, visual artist Jennie Vegt and cultural connector Miranda Jimmy. Free exhibition tours will take place starting at 12:05 p.m. on both Thursday, Feb. 21, and Thursday, March 21. Until Saturday, March 30. Three supplemental events focusing on the exhibit, RISE, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission will also take place on Feb. 13, Feb. 26 and March 16.


Visual Arts Studio Association

Excavate features artwork by Margriet Hogue. Until Saturday, March 2.

Peter Ono’s exhibit, Faces in the Crowd, is on at VASA’s Corridor Gallery until Wednesday, March 13.

25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave., St. Albert; 780-460-5990;

Youth Gallery at the Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features works by art students at Bellerose Composite High School. Until Thursday, Feb. 28.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.); 780-651-5735;

St. Albert Public Library

In continuing its support of ArtWalk, the library will now have new exhibits of work on its walls rotating monthly throughout the year. This month’s exhibit features works by a group of artists from the St. Albert Painters’ Guild including Alexsandra Mitchell, Tracy Lyn Propp, and Laurena Beirnes. Until Thursday, Feb. 28.

5 St. Anne St.; 780-459-1530;

St. Albert Seniors’ Association

The St. Albert Photography Club has a rotating selection of artistic photographs on display in the foyer area of Red Willow Place.

7 Taché St.;

Black History Month

5 Artists 1 Love present an Art Showcase and The Barbershop Chronicles: Musical Tales from the Shops and Salons, both in conjunction with Black History Month.

The Art Showcase brings together African-Canadian artists Shaihiem Small, Braxton Garneau, Adanna Onuekwusi, Anthony Ezeifedi and Mario Griffith for exhibits at the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Scott Gallery, and the University of Alberta Augustana Campus Library. The exhibit at the AGA (2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. in Edmonton) runs until Sunday, March 10. The exhibit at the U of A Augustana Campus Library (4901 46 Ave. in Camrose) runs until Thursday, Feb. 28. The exhibit at the Scott Gallery (10411 124 St. in Edmonton) runs until Thursday, Feb. 28.

Musée Morinville Museum

The Morinville Art Club has a rotating selection of art on display.

10010 101 St. in Morinville; 780-572-5585;

YEG Canvas

The new rotation of artworks is now on display for the Edmonton Arts Council’s third annual public art project. Look for new works on various billboard and LRT poster locations throughout the capital city.

Upcoming events and news

The next Art Battle will happen from 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Yellowhead Casino, 12464 153 St. in Edmonton. Tickets are $25 each (early bird tickets are only $20) and students pay $15.

The InFocus Photography Exhibition runs until March 1 at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel, 4236 36 St. East at the Edmonton International Airport. See for more. The exhibit is just one facet of the Exposure Photography Festival. Visit for details.

The Indigenous Artist Market Collective offers authentic, locally handcrafted works by three or four Indigenous artists at its booth every Saturday at the Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market, which has moved from its summer outdoor setting to inside Edmonton City Hall (on the north side of Churchill Square) every Saturday until May 11. Recent feature artists included Jeannette Sommers, Krista Leddy and Darlene Logan. The market runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday.

Scott Hayes

About the Author: Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2008. Scott writes about the arts, entertainment, movies, culture, community groups, and charities. He also writes general news, features, columns and profiles on people.
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