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Portfolio: weekly art listings

Portfolio: weekly art listings
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VASA has puppets, but Kate Hardy's pulp puppetry are based on the ancient art of fantoccini, like this piece. KATE HARDY/Supplied


Are We There Yet? features pulp puppetry based on the ancient art of fantoccini by Kate Hardy. Opening reception on Thursday, Oct. 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Visual Arts Studio Association will require attendees 12 years and older to show both proof of vaccination and government-issued identification. Until Saturday, Oct. 30.

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Art Gallery of St. Albert

House Illuminates by Amy Loewan is the new structural exhibit in the gallery's main exhibit space. Guided virtual tour with curator Emily Baker is set to take place on Friday, Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. In-person tours with curator Emily Baker are scheduled for both Thursday, Oct. 14 at noon and Thursday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. Artist Amy Loewan will be available to meet with visitors to the gallery on Saturday afternoons throughout the exhibition's run. Until Saturday, Nov. 13.

The Staircase Gallery will feature the exhibition called Through the Tide by Diana Ohiozebau. Until Nov. 6.

19 Perron St., 780-460-4310;

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AMPLIFY is an exhibit created to celebrate and amplify the voices of contemporary Alberta artists with a focus on notions of identity in their work. It features four local artists who express their perspectives through portraiture and figurative artwork. Look for works by Diana Ohiozebau (the Art Gallery of St. Albert's August artist of the month, whose Staircase Gallery show Through the Tide closes in November), along with Elsa Robinson, AJA Louden, and Raneece Buddan. Until Oct. 30

Reckoning | Unraveling | Reclaiming — a journey to self, features regional writer in residence Nisha Patel, along with Temi Phillips and Adetola Adedipe (aloT of Poetry). Until Oct. 6.

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Colour Scheme is a rotating monthly online art gallery featuring selected works by students of Bellerose, Paul Kane, and St. Albert Catholic high schools. Each month of the school year starting in September, several pieces from each school will be highlighted online on The Gazette’s website at on the last Saturday of each month.

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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