Visual Arts

Red Deer artist Dawn Detarando’s exhibit In Adoration of Precarious Bees, at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, contains some depictions of a hopeful future for bees. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Precarious life of bees is celebrated in Red Deer art exhibit

Dawn Detarando worries about population declines in these pollinators

 

Eyes of a Predator, an acrylic painting by Amanda Frost, can be seen at the A+ Art Gallery and Unique Collections, 4919-49th St, in Red Deer. (Contributed image)

New art gallery joins Red Deer’s First Friday exhibit openings in June

Many local galleries are planning June 3 receptions

 

Whether painting in urban or rural settings, Red Deer artist Rita Schoenberger seeks to capture the beauty of her surroundings. Her paintings can be seen until June 22 at the Marjorie Wood Gallery at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (Contributed image).

Look at familiar surrounding with ‘new eyes’ and see beauty, says Red Deer artist

Works by Rita Schoenberger are showing at KWNC until June 22

 

A Ceratosaurus image created by Lacombe’s Evelyn Oddsson, 17. (Contributed image)

Lacombe teen is drawing attention for her incredibly intricate dinosaur art

Evelyn Oddsson, 17, was inspired by the ‘Jurassic Park’ movies

A Ceratosaurus image created by Lacombe’s Evelyn Oddsson, 17. (Contributed image)
Susan Delaney’s paintings can be seen at a pop-up show on Friday, April 1, at the Artribute Gallery in Red Deer’s Old Court House. (Contributed image).

Weather, energy inspired art shown during Red Deer’s First Friday gallery openings

Spring is in the air — and portrayed in paintings at Riverlands…

Susan Delaney’s paintings can be seen at a pop-up show on Friday, April 1, at the Artribute Gallery in Red Deer’s Old Court House. (Contributed image).
A detail from an untitled acrylic painting by Red Deer Polytechnic visual art student Lailey Newton.This and other students works can be seen at a spring exhibition from March 26 to April 20 at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Contributed image).

RDP students’ artworks reflect these troubled times

Two student exhibits can be seen this spring in Central Alberta

A detail from an untitled acrylic painting by Red Deer Polytechnic visual art student Lailey Newton.This and other students works can be seen at a spring exhibition from March 26 to April 20 at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Contributed image).
‘No Words,’ a mixed-media work by Raevyn Berg can be seen in the Soul Dreams exhibit at A-Plus Art Gallery and Unique Collections. (Contributed image).

Wildlife art, ‘soul’ paintings can be seen in February’s First Friday gallery openings

Alberta landscapes and “soul” paintings can be seen — along with some…

‘No Words,’ a mixed-media work by Raevyn Berg can be seen in the Soul Dreams exhibit at A-Plus Art Gallery and Unique Collections. (Contributed image).
Paintings of children in nature, by Leah Bargen, are showing at the Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (Contributed image).
Paintings of children in nature, by Leah Bargen, are showing at the Marjorie Wood Gallery in the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (Contributed image).
Carol Lynn Gilchrist’s Chasing the Light art exhibit was one of the exhibits held at the Corridor Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. The gallery is now putting out a call for new submissions. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Corridor Gallery in Red Deer seeks artist submissions

The Corridor Community Gallery in Red Deer’s Recreation Centre is putting out…

Carol Lynn Gilchrist’s Chasing the Light art exhibit was one of the exhibits held at the Corridor Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. The gallery is now putting out a call for new submissions. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Carla Lam’s acrylic work, Marsh, can be seen at the Gallery IS in Red Deer. (Contributed image).
Carla Lam’s acrylic work, Marsh, can be seen at the Gallery IS in Red Deer. (Contributed image).
Frank, an artwork by Jessica Pettit, can be seen at A+ Art Gallery and Unique Collections in Red Deer. A First Friday opening reception will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 1. (Contributed image)
Frank, an artwork by Jessica Pettit, can be seen at A+ Art Gallery and Unique Collections in Red Deer. A First Friday opening reception will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 1. (Contributed image)
Red Deer artist Carol Lynn Gilchrist has exhibited her work in the Corridor Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. The City of Red Deer is inviting local artists to make proposals for future shows in the gallery. (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer-area artists are invited to submit exhibit proposals for the Corridor Gallery

The Corridor Community Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre, is…

Red Deer artist Carol Lynn Gilchrist has exhibited her work in the Corridor Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. The City of Red Deer is inviting local artists to make proposals for future shows in the gallery. (Advocate file photo).
Siblings Derek and Kyle Simmers work to beautify their hometown of Bashaw with restored and new murals. (Contributed photo)

Artistic siblings return to beautify their hometown of Bashaw

Kyle and Derek Simmers will restore one mural and create a new one

Siblings Derek and Kyle Simmers work to beautify their hometown of Bashaw with restored and new murals. (Contributed photo)
A detail from Canyon Light, an oil painting by Joan Clement, in the Scale exhibit by members of the Red Deer Art Club. It’s showing at the Viewpoint Gallery in the city’s Culture Services Centre. (Contributed image).

Outdoor art gallery and scavenger hunt is on in Red Deer next month

But First Friday receptions and patio concerts are postponed

A detail from Canyon Light, an oil painting by Joan Clement, in the Scale exhibit by members of the Red Deer Art Club. It’s showing at the Viewpoint Gallery in the city’s Culture Services Centre. (Contributed image).
Marlene Kallstrom-Barritt’s paintings of landscapes, including this farm field, can be seen until Nov. 15 at the Viewpoint Gallery in Red Deer’s Culture Services Centre. (Contributed image).

Make room for gratitude, suggests Red Deer artist through her new exhibit

Joyous landscapes inspire Marlene Kallstrom-Barritt

Marlene Kallstrom-Barritt’s paintings of landscapes, including this farm field, can be seen until Nov. 15 at the Viewpoint Gallery in Red Deer’s Culture Services Centre. (Contributed image).
Ascending CX #6, a watercolour and ink artwork by Marlene Kallstrom-Barritt, is showing at the Viewpoint Gallery in the Red Deer Culture Services Centre. An opening reception will be held Friday. (Contributed image).

Red Deer’s First Friday art exhibit openings are relaunched this week

Some galleries reopen after seven-month pandemic hiatus

Ascending CX #6, a watercolour and ink artwork by Marlene Kallstrom-Barritt, is showing at the Viewpoint Gallery in the Red Deer Culture Services Centre. An opening reception will be held Friday. (Contributed image).
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

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).
Red Deer’s Country Pride Dancers are featured entertainers as Red Deer art galleries swing open their doors for First Friday receptions on Feb. 7. (Contributed photo).

Dancers join visual artists at Red Deer’s First Friday gallery openings

First Friday in February to include Country Pride Dancers

Red Deer’s Country Pride Dancers are featured entertainers as Red Deer art galleries swing open their doors for First Friday receptions on Feb. 7. (Contributed photo).
Shadow Man (Bahamas), a mixed media work by Paul Boultbee showing at the Kiwanis Gallery at the Red Deer Public Library. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

The Shadow Man exhibit records Red Deer artist’s presence in the world

It’s showing until Feb. 17 at the Kiwanis Gallery

Shadow Man (Bahamas), a mixed media work by Paul Boultbee showing at the Kiwanis Gallery at the Red Deer Public Library. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Carol Lynn Gilchrist’s ‘Chasing the Light’ art exhibit is showing at the Corridor Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre.

Red Deer artist finds lightness after a dark period of grief

Carol Lynn Gilchrist’s latest exhibit is a personal response to her brother’s death

Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Carol Lynn Gilchrist’s ‘Chasing the Light’ art exhibit is showing at the Corridor Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre.