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Participating artists: Nicole Baxter, Linda Chow, Robin Dupont, Milt Fischbein, Matt Gould, Terry Hildebrand, Brad Keys, Eveline Kolijn, Diane Krys, Darren Petersen, Jean-Claude and Talar Prefontaine, Shona Rae and Simon Wroot.

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Alberta Craft Council Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

Alberta Craft Gallery - Calgary
Artist Reception: Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 2-4pm



Blown Away - Artist Talk and Viewing Party
Friday, July 12 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Alberta Craft Gallery - Edmonton

Doors Open at 6pm
6:30pm - 7pm: Artist Talk
7pm: Viewing Party begins (cash bar and snacks)

Leah Kudel is a glass blower from Edmonton and one of the competitors on Blown Away, a Netflix Original airing globally on July 12th. Join us at the Alberta Craft Gallery to meet Leah, hear about her art practice around the world, and her experience on this new TV show. Stick around after the talk to get a start on your binge-watch of the series (we'll be watching the first three 20-min episodes)

Leah Kudel is one of the artists in Coming Up Next, an exhibition about emerging voices in contemporary craft. Visit the exhibition at the Alberta Craft Gallery - Edmonton until August 3, 2019.

This event is free but registration is required. 

Good CRAFTernoon
Friday, June 28, 11am - 2pm
Alberta Craft Gallery - Edmonton

Four local craft artists will be doing live demonstrations of their craft and you’re invited! Drop by the Alberta Craft Gallery – Edmonton, meet the artists, try your hand at these varied techniques, and kick off the long-weekend with a dose of creativity. Free to attend and it’s organized as part of The Works Festival programming.

Who’ll be here? What will you see?

-Tapestry Weaving with Danielle Fuechtmann
-Clay Craving and Trailing with Tammy Parks-Legge
-Electric-gun Rug Tufting with Fern from Fern's School of Craft
-Traditional Pysanka Writing with Christina Koscielnuck

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Annual General Meeting
Alberta Craft Gallery - Edmonton
June 15, 2019 at 1pm 

We invite all members to attend the Alberta Craft Council’s Annual General Meeting. Learn more about the Alberta Craft Council while mingling with the board, staff and other members. The purpose of the AGM is to receive the annual report, elect new board members, and conduct other business. Following the AGM, join us for the artist receptions for "Cultivate l Instigate" and "Coming Up Next". To attend the AGM RSVP by Thursday, June 13, 5 pm 1-800-DO CRAFT / 780-488-6611 ext. 234 | joanne@albertacraft.ab.ca 

Artist Reception: Cultivate | Instigate & Coming Up Next
Saturday, June 15, 2 - 4pm
Alberta Craft Gallery - Edmonton
Cultivate | Instigate is about the influential creatives at the forefront of post- secondary craft education in Alberta - see it in the Feature Gallery. This exhibition is nicely complimented with a Discovery Gallery exhibition, Coming Up Next, a look at the emerging creatives who are beginning their path in Craft.
Artist Reception: Portraits
Saturday, June 1, 2 - 4pm
Alberta Craft Gallery - Calgary
Exhbition Dates: June 1 - August 24, 2019
From quirky self-portraits to special memories of loved ones and iconic personalities, this exhibition is as diverse as each person or place that is depicted. Portraits features the work of 33 Fine Craft artists from across Canada who explore issues around love, acceptance, mental health, self-expression, to that of the environment, of death, and celebrating life and all that it holds. 
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