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City councillor Ray Watkins is the newest exhibiting artist at VASA. A Bug's Life features his insect photographs until the end of February. RAY WATKINS/Photo

Art Gallery of St. Albert

Nintawin features works by emerging artist Niamh Dooley. Opening reception to be held on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Artist will be in attendance. Until Saturday, March 28.

Love Thy Neighbour features works by Elsa Robinson and John Kayinamura in celebration of Black History Month. Until Saturday, Feb. 29 in the Vault Gallery.

The current Staircase Feature Artist is Terry McCue who will have new works on display until Saturday, March 7.

19 Perron St., 780-460-4310;

Visual Arts Studio Association

VASA reopens after being closed for renovations with A Bug's Life; Up Close and Personal, a new photographic exhibit by city councillor Ray Watkins. Opening reception to be held on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. Artist will be in attendance. Until Saturday, Feb. 29.

Doris Charest has an exhibit in the Corridor Gallery.

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

St. Albert Public Library

In continuing its support of ArtWalk, the library will be featuring new works of art by a different artist or artists every month. February's featured artists are Liz Meetsma and Kateryna Young, Until Friday, Feb. 27.

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. A new exhibit of works was just installed late last year.

7 Taché St.,

Musée Morinville Museum

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

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

Alcove Gallery – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Landscape Conversations features works by Samantha Williams-Chapelsky. Until Friday, March 27 with a closing reception from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 19. Artist will be in attendance.

11455 87 Ave., Edmonton; 780-427-2760 &

Hotel Gallery at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel

The InFocus Photo Exhibition features the best Canadian-made photography including St. Albert Photography Club member Hedy Bach among several others. Opening reception party takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5 with curator talk and awards presentation at 7:30 p.m. Artists will be in attendance. Until Saturday, March 28.

The Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel is located at 4236 36 St. East at the Edmonton International Airport.

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

The next Art Battle featuring St. Albert's Kateryna Young in competition against 11 others will happen from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Pure Casino Yellowhead, 10506 Jasper Ave. in Edmonton. General admission tickets are $25 each (early bird tickets are only $20) and students pay $15. This event is 18+.

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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