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Portfolio: weekly art listings

Portfolio: weekly art listings
Chantel Lafreniere
This piece titled Veiled Perceptions by local high school student Chantal Lafreniere is virtually on display on The Gazette's website as part of Colour Scheme, an online show of art by local high school students. SUPPLIED/Photo


Are We There Yet? features pulp puppetry based on the ancient art of fantoccini by Kate Hardy. Until Saturday, Oct. 30.

25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave. 780-460-5990 &

Art Gallery of St. Albert

House Illuminates by Amy Loewan is the new structural exhibit in the gallery's main exhibit space. An in-person tour with curator Emily Baker is scheduled for 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;

Lowlands Project Space

If you like Ryland Fortie's public art sculpture in the St. Albert Botanical Garden then you can check out more of his work at A Cold Sweat 2: The Sweatening. The space has been resurrected with a spooky and anxious exhibition featuring 11 new art installations inspired by modern monsters. The exhibition showcases Fortie and other artists from Edmonton, Calgary, Athabasca, and Montreal: Autumn Sjølie, Brandi Strauss, Cayley Lux, Ian Rowley, Jared Epp, Johnathan Onyschuk, Josh Navis, Nickelas Smokey Johnson, Max Keene, and Selene Huff. Until Sunday, Oct. 31. Pay what you can ($10 suggested admission).

11208 65 St. in Edmonton. 780-802-8874;  

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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

120, 501 Festival Ave. in Sherwood Park. 780-410-8585;


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 on The Gazette’s website at on the last Saturday of the 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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