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Artistic photos, paintings can be viewed during Red Deer’s First Friday gallery openings

November receptions will be held for a painting, ceramics and cyanotypes shows
A detail from Crystal, Sacred Circle Belly Dancer, a cyanotype print by Robin Byrnes, showing at the Kiwanis Gallery at Red Deer’s downtown public library. There’s an opening reception for the show on Friday evening. (Contributed image).

Watercolour paintings, sun-bleached images and digital snaps are all part of Red Deer’s First Friday gallery openings for November.

Artist Robin Byrnes is showing her sun-created photographic prints, Cyanotypes, at the Kiwanis Gallery in Red Deer’s downtown public library. It’s operated by the Red Deer Arts Council.

Her Cyanotype Photography exhibit runs to Nov. 17, but there will be a First Friday reception Nov. 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with the artist in attendance.

The Dave More: A Painter’s Gift exhibit continues at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. The mixed-media career retrospective of some of the works that More donated to the museum will run until Jan. 1.

A reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. A staff member will be giving informal tours of the exhibit.

For the Love of Alberta is a display of watercolour works by artist Brian Downes at the Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. It is on to Dec. 18. Friday’s reception is from 4 to 6 p.m. with the artist in attendance.

Acrylic and resin works by artist Jessica Pettit are showing in Legends, at the A + Art Gallery & Unique Collections, Unit 203, 4919 49th St. The show is on throughout November, with a First Friday reception from 4 to 6 p.m.

Cat-a-tude acrylic paintings by artist Natalie Schmidt has now moved to The Hub on Ross Art Gallery, 4936 Ross St., from Nov. 1 to 30. And opening reception will be held Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. with the artist in attendance.

Several Red Deer galleries have shows, without receptions, this month, including The Velvet Olive Lounge and Sunworks Gallery, 110-4913 50th Ave.

The View From Here, ceramics by Sheena McNiff-Wolfe, is exhibited at the Viewpoint Gallery in Red Deer’s Culture Services Centre, 5205 48th St., to Nov. 8. The exhibition is presented by the Harris-Warke Gallery.

Oh, the Places We’ve Been! (Part 2) is a show of images taken from outside of the province by the Central Alberta Photographic Society.

The digital photography can be seen in the Corridor Community Gallery in lower level of Recreation Centre, 4501 47th A Ave., throughout November.