Visual arts students’ work to be featured

Some mind-blowing art by Red Deer College visual arts students will be part of this month’s First Fridays gallery exhibits.

Some mind-blowing art by Red Deer College visual arts students will be part of this month’s First Fridays gallery exhibits.

Overwhelming (Im)Possibilities is a show by second-year visual arts students at the City Centre Stage gallery.

The group exhibit at 4922 49th St. is on Friday night only.

A reception will be held from 7 p.m.

The Northern Terrain Painters, comprised of Larry Reese, Susan Woolgar, Jeri Lynn Ing and Judy Sutter, will exhibit mostly landscape paintings at Gallery IS at 5123 48th St. to the end of the month. An opening reception will be held from noon to 8:30 p.m. on Friday.

The Kiwanis Gallery at the Red Deer Public Library is showing a juried exhibition of diverse works by members of the Red Deer Arts Council.

The show runs from Wednesday to Dec. 29. An opening reception will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Artist Amber-Jane Grove, who studied at RDC, is showing unconventional drawings in the exhibit 900: Drawing With the Brain.

Grove has created art with her hands, feet, mouth and various other body parts. The show in the gallery on the second floor of the Sunworks store will run to Dec. 28. A reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Life, Up Close, works by Lydia Christensen are displayed at The Hub on Ross. The show runs to Dec. 31. A reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday.

Those coming to see the art might want to stay for a charitable Christmas concert benefitting the Red Deer food bank from 7 p.m. at The Hub. The lineup of performers includes Back Porch Swing, Paul Rumbolt, The June Bugs and the Steve Fisher Band. Tickets are $15, plus a non-perishable food item, at the door.

A show of nature art by various artists is on at the Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. It goes to Dec. 31. A reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday.

Art by Emily Thomson will be showing at Cafe Pichilingue, and works by Harvey Brink will be exhibited in the Velvet Olive Lounge, both to the end of the month.

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