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  • January 21, 2017 7:00 PM | Anonymous

    Join us for an evening of socializing, networking, wine, art and cultural organizations.

    Find out about the opportunities for members in 2017, and the new events planned for 2017.


  • December 16, 2016 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    An all day event for all the family. Local artists & artisans & gourmet items for sale all day.

    Crafts for kids

    Special guests

    Seasonal food

    Art show

    And cash bar at 6 pm

    Admission $5/person OR $20/family

    The Spark Center, #124, 2257 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, 

  • October 25, 2016 8:05 AM | Anonymous

    Please find the second edition of our quarterly newsletter. Remember to submit your upcoming events, spotlight on your organization, promotion for workshops, sales etc. to info@accsc.ca

    Deadline for February edition is January 20th.November 2016 Newsletter ACCSC.pdf

  • October 25, 2016 8:02 AM | Anonymous

    Strathcona County’s latest public artwork will be celebrated at the Glen Allan Recreation Complex on Sunday, November 6 from 2 to 4 pm with a family party during public skating. The formal program is at 3:45.

  • October 25, 2016 8:00 AM | Anonymous

    On Saturday November 5, 2016 I will be joining other authors at Audreys Books @ 10702 - Jasper Ave for Authors for Altruism in support of 630 CHED Santa's Anonymous. $1.00 from the sale from each book will go to this charity. I will have my books for sale. The event runs from noon - 3:00. http://www.alisonneuman.ca/authors-for-altru…/event-details/ #shpk & #Edm #authors

  • October 25, 2016 7:58 AM | Anonymous

    Gallery@501 warmly invites you to attend our upcoming exhibition ‘Reflections’ by Richard Borowski.

    Unveiling Reception: Nov 4 @ 7pm.
    Open: Nov 4 – Dec 18, 2016
    501 Festival Ave, Sherwood Park

    Borowski’s prints and paintings of reflections found on building windows create a disjointed reality that is distorted and fragmented. Reflections are in a constant flux of distortion, inherent in their appearance; causing us to question our self-reflections and their accuracy or distortion.

    Richard Borowski is a local artist, born in Edmonton in 1951 and grew up in Mundare, Alberta. Richard completed a B.Ed. degree at the University of Alberta in 1974 and spent thirty two years as an art educator with students from grades seven to twelve.

    Borowski’s work is in both private and public collections, such as Strathcona County, Energy Resources Conservation Board and City of Edmonton - Parks and Recreation.

  • October 25, 2016 7:56 AM | Anonymous

    Call to Artists :: Canada 150 Participatory Art Projects

    To mark the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, The Works International Visual Arts Society is calling for three participatory art projects that actively build community and tell the complex story of Canada’s people and places.

    Artworks will be presented during The Works Art & Design Festival, June 22 - July 4, 2017 and may include community outreach in the form of workshops or other engagement during the festival, or in the months leading up to the festival. This call is open to all Canadians.

    Application Deadline: October 31, 2016 by 5:00pm MST

    >> Click here for more information...http://www.theworks.ab.ca/

  • October 25, 2016 7:55 AM | Anonymous

    CALL FOR ART SUBMISSIONS for 2016

    The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital (GRH) Arts in Rehab Council offers artists an opportunity to exhibit their works. We are a health-care facility unique to Alberta and are devoted primarily to high-level rehabilitation care of seniors, adults and children. This facility is visited by approximately 160,000 individuals annually, including inpatients, outpatients, visitors, volunteers and staff.

    The Arts in Rehab Council was developed to create opportunities for patients and staff to be exposed to Alberta and Canadian art and artists. The Council focuses on exploring sources for artwork exhibition or acquisition and evaluates any and all art works for display.

    Deadline: October 31st, 2015

    EXHIBITION AREAS
    The Arts in Rehab Council is currently inviting submissions for art displays for the 2016 year for two gallery walls (Blue Curve and Mezzanine Galleries) and a glass display case area (Art on the Inside Gallery). Please see Gallery Description for more details.

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
    Submission Form
    Biography of the artist and artist’s picture if available
    10 – 15 digital images or photo prints of proposed work
    Image list (including title, medium, size & price)
    promotional summary (25 – 50 words) of the proposed exhibition for use in general publicity

    PLEASE SEND SUBMISSIONS TO:
    Kara Cooper
    Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
    10230 – 111 Avenue
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 0B7

    OR EMAIL:
    Kara.Cooper@ahs.ca

  • March 15, 2016 12:08 PM | Anonymous

    Strathcona County’s Art Collection Advisory Committee is seeking submissions for our 2016 Art Acquisition Program. The program is open to visual artists who live in Strathcona County or who have strong ties to our community.

     

    All artwork submitted will be included in the “Strathcona Salon Series” exhibition at the Gallery @ 501 from May 14 to June 26, 2016. Work will be juried by a group of 3 independent art professionals and their recommendations will be announced at the Unveiling Reception, Thursday, June 9 at 7 pm. A “People’s Choice” Award will also be given at this time, with voting in the Gallery from May 14 to June 8.

     

    Basic information is included in the attached poster and more details can be found at www.strathcona.ca/artcollection. You may also contact Barb Chapman, Public Art Coordinator at 780-449-1139 or Barbara.Chapman@strathcona.ca.

  • April 24, 2015 12:49 PM | Anonymous

    Ashton's Folly Project


    In 18th century England the gentry might create on their own country estates a whimsical structure of mystery, known as a "Folly", to serve as a conversation piece. The spirit of that era is being transmitted to Monument Park in 2015 by Ann and John Ashton.


    It is proposed that the Folly be adorned by four outdoor murals, each 43 inches wide by 48 inches high. One panel has been allocated to an artist member of the Ashton family. Each of the three artists selected by a jury process will receive a fee of $750.00


    Strathconians are requested to submit artist's resumes and experience on or before April 30, 2015. 


    Download the Call for Entry for more information. 

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