If you are around Alberta area this summer, there are a few shows that will be worth a visit. I am lucky to be part of all four of these plus the on-line symposium.
In Diamond Valley there is a wonderful Greenhouse called Vales Greenhouse. Ever June they bring 40 artists in to show their work amongst the plants.
June 16,17 & 18
301 3 St NW, Turner Valley
Leighton Art Centre is a beautiful art gallery located in the Foothills south of Calgary. It started as a home owned by A.C. and Barbara Leighton both artists. In 1974 Barbara opened the art center and the home is now a gallery and educational facility.
The Sheep Creek Weavers and Fibre Artists started meeting there over 45 years ago with Barbara. They are excited to be hosting a show this summer encompassing many genres of Fibre Art. Featuring works by individual artists as well as collaborative pieces and installations.
Entwined & Entangled June 24th – August 27th.
Opening Reception June 24th 1 – 4 PM
282027 144 St W, Millarville
The Venue – The High River Performing Arts Foundation is leading the drive to develop a performing arts hub for the town. Since the 2013 flood High River has been without a theatre space.
Currently this open-air space offers regular performances. As well five local artists were juried in to provide outdoor installations displayed at the site.
June 20th – September 30th
Opening Reception June 29th 6:30 – 8:30
125 5 Ave SW, High River
Night of Artists Gallery and Gifts showing Our Oceans exhibition hosted by Gathering Threads, Edmonton’s premier yarn and fibre arts festival.
Mid-June – mid-July
8330 - 82 Avenue, Edmonton,
An on- line group ‘Curious Mondo’ runs a free Fibre Arts & Textiles Symposium, this runs for 5 days with more than 20 artists presenting 20+ different workshops. It is free to watch them during the week and are available to purchase if wanted.
I am presenting a workshop on Wet Felting a Vessel.
June 19 – 24
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