Everything from abstracts to nature landscapes can be seen at Red Deer’s First Friday gallery openings for November.
Patrons should note that most galleries are following the provincial restrictions exemption program, requiring attendees to wear a mask, show vaccination record and ID.
Artists Carol Lynn Gilchrist and Guest Carla Lam are showing acrylic, oil and pastel works inspired by the natural works at Riverlands Studio/Gallery IS, 5123 – 48 Street from Nov. 1-26. There’s an opening reception on Nov. 5 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Theory of Restoration, featuring artist Tanya Zuzak Collard’s mixed-media abstract works, is at the Artribute Art School, 212 – 4836 50 Street, in the Old Courthouse. A First Friday reception will be held Nov. 5th from 5-8 p.m. with the artist in attendance.
The Through My Kaleidoscopic Lens display of digital artworks by artist Lorene Runham is showing at the Kiwanis Gallery, 4818 49 Street, in Red Deer Public Library. This show, presented by the Red Deer Arts Council, goes until Nov. 14. A Nov. 5th reception from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. will feature the artist in attendance. Members, affiliates and guests are welcome to attend.
Stone Growth, an exhibit by artists: Ryan Jason Allen Willert, Christiana Latham, and Sydney Schur has been extended to Nov. 12 at the Viewpoint Gallery, in the City of Red Deer’s Arts and Culture Services, 5205 48 Ave. Gallery hours will be extended to 6:00 p.m. for First Friday, but there’s no reception.
A “Celebration” Group Art Exhibition featuring artists Michael Huyzer, Amanda Frost, Rita Schoenberger, Laura Fredrick, Raeveyn Berg, Jeff Powers, Jessica Pettit, Marianne Harris, Dave Rodgers, Brenda Smith, Haley Wasdal, Gordon Klaassen, Bronwyn Truant, David Todd, Martin Dahl, and others is showing at the A + Art Gallery & Unique Collections, Unit 203, 4919 49th St. for all of November.
A Friday Nov. 5th reception is from noon to 4 p.m. (At this gallery, face masks are required covering mouth & nose; but proof of vaccination status is not required.)
Dial 1-800-Perpetually is a show of mixed-media works by artist Autumn Rogers at The Velvet Olive Lounge, 4928C 50 Street (access via back alley/51st Street) in November. An opening reception will be held Nov. 5th, from 5– 7 p.m.
World War Women, a travelling exhibition developed by the Canadian War Museum, continues at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, 4525 47A Ave. to Nov. 20. A reception will be held 5-8 pm on Nov. 5. Informal tours are available.
Portraits in Nature; A Meditation on Process and Loss, cyanotypes by artist Chris Wutzke, is running until Dec. 23 in the gallery downstairs at the Recreation Centre. Contact email@example.com for further details.