Jeff Powers is showing his digital and watercolour works in the Feather and Claw exhibit at the A+ Art Gallery, 203, 4919-49th Street in Red Deer. (Contributed image).

Eclectic artistic visions shown during First Friday in March

Exhibits range from birds and dinosaurs, to poetic medical journeys

Eclectic artistic visions will be displayed when Red Deer art galleries open late for receptions on the First Friday of March.

Members of the Red Deer Arts Council will be showing their Vision 2020 mixed-media works in the Kiwanis Gallery, operated by Red Deer Arts Council in the downtown public library. The exhibit runs to April 19, with a First Friday reception on Friday, March 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

At the Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, an exhibit titled Life in Central Alberta, made up of acrylic and watercolour works by Osi Cruz-Lahtinen, runs until April 20. A First Friday reception with the artist will be held from 4 to 6 p.m.

Feather and Claw is an exhibit of digital and watercolour works by Jeff Powers that illustrate the cross-over between birds and dinosaurs. It’s at the A + Art Gallery, Unit 203, 4919 49th St. from March 1 to 31. A First Friday reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m.

Eye Shadows, a compilation of images and poetry that trace a medical journey, by Glynis Wilson Boultbee, is on at the Corridor Community Gallery, 4501 – 47 A Ave, in lower level of the Recreation Centre from Feb. 29 to April 30. A Friday reception will be held from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.

Rhythm and Revel: Abstract Expressionism on the theme of dance and movement, by Emily Thomson, is on at The Velvet Olive Lounge, 4928C 50 Street (access via back alley/51st Street). The acrylic works can be seen during the month of March. There’s a First Friday reception from 6 to 8 p.m.

Other acrylic paintings are showing during March in Cosmos Creative: A Collaborative Art Exhibit by Katie, Steven, Sharon, Robin and Chris, at The Hub on Ross Art Gallery, 4936 Ross Street There’s a reception March 6 from 1 to 3 p.m., with the artists in attendance.

The Red Deer museum is offering “Last Chance Tours” of the Anne Frank – A History for Today exhibit, as well as Sacrifice, Hope, Friendship: Canada & the Liberation of Holland also on during First Friday.

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