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Feature Gallery
The ACC operates the only public gallery in the province dedicated to exhibiting craft arts and is Edmonton’s second largest public gallery. The Feature Gallery hosts
4+ exhibitions per year.

Discovery Gallery
The Discovery Gallery is dedicated to showing new work by established and emerging fine craft artists as well as small group exhibitions.  The Discovery Gallery is located on the main level of the ACC and features 7+ exhibitions per year.

Current Exhibitions

January 10 - February 14, 2015

The Recipients

The Alberta Craft Council is pleased to present The Recipients of the 2014 Alberta Craft Awards, Anna Rasmussen, Shona Rae and Andrea Blais, three talented and passionate artists. These awards are presented annually to recognize the value and contribution that individuals or organizations have made to Alberta’s fine craft culture. 

 

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

February 21 - April 4, 2015

Earth Rhythms

Exploring the movements and rhythms of the earth with manipulations in clay by Ed Bamiling (Banff). A practicing artist for more than thirty years, Ed has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. His sculptural ceramic work is represented in public collections in Canada and abroad, as well as in many private collections in North America, Europe and Asia.

 

February 21 - April 4, 2015

Anatomy of my Heart

Deeply informed by her cultural heritage Kari Woo (Canmore) employs personal narrative as a vehicle to address the issues of sense of place, appropriation, memory and cultural identity. This is achieved through the reinterpretation and  manipulation of family photographs, the use of cultural and historical family artifacts and culturally significant materials such as jade, high carat gold and pearls.

April 11 - May 23, 2015

Landed

Sharon Willas Rubuliak (Sherwood Park) and Judy Weiss (Edmonton) explore connections to prairie people, both past and present using various fibre arts - quilting, stitching and felting.

 

 

 

May 30 - July 11

Thinking in Threes

An evolving three year exhibition by jewellery and metal artist Nicole Baxter (Edmonton) where the artist will explore 10 themes in groups of threes.

 

 

 

May 30 - July 11

Small joys

Jogakbo inspired small needlework by Calgary
fibre artist Diana Un-Jin Cho.

 

 

 

 

Previous Exhibitions

2014 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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Hanji; Trophies for the Ranchland - Jill Nuckles; What does your fish tank look like? - Gillian Mitchell; Coalescence - Brenda Danbrook; Coming Up Next - new work by emerging fine craft artists; Waiting for the Man - Irene Rasetti; Fleeting Whispers - Robyn Weatherley; Totems of the Masculine - Matt Gould; Frontiers - Matt Heide; Bubble Invasion - Jie Yang; Caffeine - Robin DuPont & Sarah Pike; 21-Konstruktions - Brenda Raynard.

 

2013 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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Earthly Elements; The Recipients; Urban Wild; Neighbourhood Icons; Making Notes; Coming Up Next; Tails from a Rejuvenated Forest; Static Bloom; The Others; FROM:Correspondence TO: TXT, Fairy-tales, Folktales and Mythcommunications...Part II; Illusions, Revelations, Transformations

 

2012 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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The Recipients; What’s a Girl to Do; Women; Obsession; Confluence; Coming Up Next; Pure Form; Figments & Fragments; Thank you! Come Again; Delineate

 

 

2011 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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The Recipients; Culinary Collection; Flourish; Strength & Stillness; Coming Up Next; Off the Floor; Specimen; Making a Spectacle of Myself; Victorian Inclinations; Saltalk

 

 

2010 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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The Recipients; An Affair to Remember; The Geese Came Back; Proximity & Touch; Coming Up Next; Aerial Landscapes; Intangible Cultural Assets: Reflections of Korea; Words, Wit, Wisdom and Wool

 

 

2009 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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The Recipients Exhibition; Drawing from Nature; Coming Up Next; Gone Green; Immense Mode; Wallpaper; Saving Paradise

 

 

 

2008 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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The Recipients Exhibition; The Future is Later; Nimama; Alberta is My Home; Coming Up Next; Remnants of Community; Isabelle's Sheepdog; Florescence; Vetro Grande IV: Paddle My Bottom

 

 

2007 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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The Recipients; Snow Series; Neo-Ovo: New Egg Design; Naked Truth; Coming Up Next; To China With Love; Ten Ita (Heavenly Plank); I³ - Influences, Inspirations, and Innovations

 

 

2006 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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Timeless Communicator; Sparks; Going Green; Just for Fun; Cover Ups & Further Revelations; Fairytales, Folklore & Mythcommunications... Part 1; Alberta Close Up & Personal; Two of a Kind; Once Upon a Time

 

 

2005 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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Body Ornament West; Reflections; Musings on My First Nine Lives; Artstravigant Faces; Waistcoats/Wastecoats; My House Is Your House; Fine Legs, Chest & Hot Seats; Retrospective; Links; Sojourn of Fire; Studio Ceramics in Canada; Fibre Optics; Drawn to the Flame

 

2004 Discovery Gallery Exhibitions

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Diversion; Rags to Rugs; Image Serves Technique; A Woman’s Place; Handwork Series: to the bone, in the blood, from the heart; Fine Legs, Great Chests & Hot Seats; Healing with Fibre; Stretching It; First Fire