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Grade 11 artist Abby Thompson uses chalk on birch panel to create this untitled work, part of the monthly Colour Scheme online exhibit by local high school students. This work from the June installment explores the colour ultramarine blue. SUPPLIED/Photo

VASA

June's exhibit is Abstraction Revisited: Bible ... Constable ... Sutanto with artworks — appropriately and consecutively — by Cathy Bible, Miles Constable, and Janet Sutanto. Together they offer a medley of vibrant abstract representative nature paintings. Until Saturday, July 2.

Joanne Guthrie also offers an exhibit of two-dimensional wire on canvas artworks called Underneath It All in the Corridor Gallery. Until Saturday, July 2.

25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave. 780-460-5990 and vasa-art.com

Art Gallery of St. Albert

Kanawêyimêw (She Takes Care of Them) is the incoming exhibit by Cree and Métis artist Michelle Sound. Her work is based on her family history from the Wapsewsipi/Swan River First Nation on Canada’s west coast, the unceded and ancestral home territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tseil-Waututh peoples. She has two bodies of work to show. Chapan Snares Rabbits (consisting of 14 rabbit fur drums) will be on display on the stairs, while the photographic series called nimama hates fish by worked in the cannery will be on display in the vault. Until Saturday, Aug. 6.

And All of Everything is a collaborative art piece by visual artist Brad Necyk and composer Gary James Joynes. A reception and artist talk is set for Thursday, July 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. An in-person tour with curator Emily Baker is set at noon on Thursday, July 21. A virtual tour with curator Emily Baker will take place at noon on Wednesday, June 29. Registration for all events is free. Visit artgalleryofstalbert.ca/exhibitions-events/exhibitions/and-all-of-everything. The gallery will be open during the next ArtWalk event on Thursday, July 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. as well. Until Saturday, Aug. 13.

19 Perron St., 780-460-4310; artgalleryofstalbert.ca

Bookstore on Perron

St. Albert Painters Guild members Suzan Berwald, Val Loehde, and Elaine Mulder will have works on display in Gallery 7 in the back of the bookstore. Until Saturday, July 2.

7 Perron St., 780-458-3155, bookstoreonperron.com

La Crema Caffé

The coffee shop walls will feature the art of Brian Doran. Until Saturday, July 2.

44 St. Thomas St., 780-458-8225

St. Albert Public Library

Tashina Makokis will have paintings on display in the library for June. Until Saturday, July 5.

5 St. Anne St. (in St. Albert Place). 780-459-1530; sapl.ca

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. stalbertphotoclub.com 

Events

ArtWalk is returning for another summer of the city's newest and best visual art, with different artists each month. The event takes place inside and outside on the first Thursdays of each month. The next events are July 7, Aug. 4, and Sept. 1. Locations include the St. Albert Public Library; WARES in St. Albert Place; the Musée Héritage Museum; Art Gallery of St. Albert; VASA (Visual Arts Studio Association); the Bookstore on Perron; La Crema Caffe; and the Big Lake Artists Studio. Supporting venues include Confections Cake Co; Divine & Free Wellness and Medical Spa; Inspired Home Interiors; Turkish Coffee House; and XO & Mane Boutique. artwalkstalbert.com

The Works Art & Design Festival is a 10-day celebration of visual art and design — with variety performers, shenanigans, music, food, and fun — in Edmonton’s downtown core. It attracts artists, designers, and patrons from around the world, and boosts the city’s vibrancy and imagination at the start of each summer through exhibits, large-scale Installations, multi-disciplinary performances, demonstrations, and workshops. The Works is North America’s largest free outdoor festival dedicated to visual art, and offers a time and place for anyone to experience, discover, and explore creativity through art and design. From July 8 to 17. www.theworks.ab.ca

The 2022 Whyte Avenue Art Walk returns to the streets of Old Strathcona from July 8 to 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Registrations are still open. It is a non-juried art show and sale that attracts professional artists, amateurs, and students, and art lovers, and art buyers who can view the smorgasbord of creations rain or shine and then purchase directly from their creators. art-walk.ca 


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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