Saturday, December 22, 2007

Debbie Hunter Preview Sale- Two Items Only

Shadow Dancing By Debbie Hunter
Acrylic on Canvas, 30" X 30", $900. Still Available.

May I Have This Dance by Debbie Hunter- SOLD

For this show we are offering a chance to purchase a Debbie Hunter original before the show opens on Jan 7, 2008. The Pre-Sale items were chosen by Gallery IS and will be available for viewing at the Gallery- you will need to ask as the artwork is under lock and key until the show is hung. Only the two art pieces shown here are available for the Pre-Sale. Please contact Erika or Jeri-Lynn if you are interested in purchasing one or both of these Pre-Sale items at Gallery IS- 4930 Ross Street, 403-341-4641 or email at

Pre-Sale closes Jan 4, 2008.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Gallery IS Presents: Solo Show

Debbie Hunter- Technicolour Splendor
Opening: January 11th with the artist in attendance
Show runs from January 7 until February 2, 2008

Debbie Hunter's show promises to be full of her very unique and vibrant use of colour and design. This past year Debbie won the master class of the Central Zone Show at the ACACA and also the Sterling Award at the Alberta Wide ACACA show at the Red Deer and District Museum. She is also a recipient of the Lillian Nunn Scholarship.

Gallery IS patrons will have the chance to be a part of this award winning artist's First Solo Show this January. Debbie Hunter is currently working and living in Stettler AB and is originally from Red Deer Alberta.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Second Annual Miniatures Exhibit and Sale

Special Christmas Holiday Hours Starting on:
Wednesday December 19- 11am until 4pm
Friday December 21- 11am open late until 8pm
Saturday December 22 - 10am until 5pm
Sunday December 23- 12 until 4pm
Monday December 24- 11am until 2pm
Appointments available for alternate dates and times
Call 403-341-4641 if you would like to book
Miniatures on Sale Now at Gallery IS
Jeri-Lynn Ing- Black Bird Singing, acrylic, sold

Marie Banville- Green Abstract- Encaustic $175.00

Susan Woolgar- Winter Solstice, Pastel, Sold

Ed Bennett- Landscape No 1, Watercolour, $50.00 Framed

Susan Woolgar- Fall Asters, Pastel, $280 framed. SOLD.

Dear Friends.

The Gallery IS invites you to our 2007 Miniatures Exhibit. This special show features miniature works of art by our represented artists and also juried works by local artists. All of the work is small and so are the prices. You can find wonderful one-of-a-kind gifts for loved ones, or start a collection of your own.

The show runs from Nov 26th to Dec 24th, 07.
Get a special sneak peak at the work by attending our pre-show and sale on Sunday, Nov 25th from noon - 3:00pm.

We look forward to seeing you over the holiday season.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

November 2007

Lost - Jeri-Lynn Ing
Acrylic on Canvas 9 x 12

All new work is now available at Gallery IS as of November 7, 2007. Please come in and check out some of the work available from Kate More, Vivian Bennett, Debbie Hunter, Lisa Munroe and Gordon Cannon who display and sell exclusively at Gallery IS in Red Deer.

Kate More

Seed Catalogue No 9 $165
Oil on Board 5 x 6.5"

Seed Catalogue No 7 $145
Oil on Board 4 x 4

Seed Catalogue No 4 $155
Oil on Board 4 x 6"

Seed Catalogue No 10 $165
Oil On Board 6.5 x 7.5"

March Light $425
Oil On Board 9 x 10.5"

November Sky $425
Oil on Board 8.5 x 14

Vivian Bennett

Her Decision $240
Acrylic on Canvas 3 inch depth 12" x 12"

I Don't Have to Tell $240

I will make the Decision $240

She's just a Sweetheart $240

The Coffee Date $1400
Acrylic on Canvas-30 x 40 Inches

When Mellie and Lauren Came to Visit $1400
Acrylic on Canvas - 30 x 40 Inches

3 Blind Geese Framed $425
Acrylic on Canvas 9 x 12
Antique Gold Frame, 22 x 20" with 2 .5 " linen liner

Lisa Munroe

Landscape $445

7 x 7 " Lino Cut

13 x 13 framed black metal/3" white matt

Debbie Hunter

King of the Garden $900- 30 x 30- acrylic on canvas

More Glads -SOLD - 12 x 12 "- acrylic on canvas

More Blooms, More Red $1260 30 x 40 -acrylic on canvas

Glads- $275 - 12 x 12 acrylic on canvas

Gordon Cannon

Mother of the North- $400 16 x 24 -oil on canvas

Dream Girl- $300 12 x 20 -oil on canvas

King of the Mountain- $460- 18 x 22 -oil on canvas

Cliff Walker - 12 x 16 -oil on canvas Sold

Red Deer Romance -$350- 18 x 24 -oil on canvas

See you soon and remember the 2nd annual miniature show for all your artlovers Christmas needs. Starting November 25, 2007

Thursday, November 1, 2007

A First Solo Show by Corinne Anderton

Gallery IS, is pleased to present the first solo show by local artist Corinne Anderton, "Revelations: Revealing the Divine".
Corinne's vision for her solo opportunity is an installation centering around fabric and encaustic painting with wax . An avid and experienced quilter, Corinne will explore the possibilities of fibre art in a 3D environment.
Expect the unexpected from this experimental artist.

Join us in celebration with the artist on Nov 9th, from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.
Show runs from Nov 5th to Nov 24th.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

2008 Exhibit Schedule

* Gallery IS Group Show: Local Images
July 2nd to July 26th.
Submission Deadline, June 14th.
Reception Friday, July 4th 6-8pm.

* Gallery IS Group Show: A Week at the Lazy M
July 28th to August 30th.
Reception Friday, August 1st 6-8pm.

* Elizabeth Ferchuk Solo Show: "Enchanted by the Seasons".
September 1st to September 27th.
Reception Friday, September 5th 6-8pm.

* Gallery IS Group Show: Tryptic’s
September 29th to October 25th.
Submission Deadlines TBA.
Reception Friday, October 3rd 6-8pm.

* Susan Woolgar Solo Show
November 3rd to November 29th.
Reception Friday, November 7th 6-8pm.

* Gallery IS Group Show: 3rd Annual Miniatures Exhibit.
December 1st to December 31st.
Submission Deadlines TBA.
Show Preview Sunday November 30th, noon - 3pm.

The Gallery is closed Jan 1st -4th.

This schedule is subject to minor changes.

Friday, October 5, 2007

2nd Annual Miniatures Exhibition

Open call to all artists. We are now accepting submissions for our 2nd Annual Miniatures Show and Sale. This is an exciting show centering around miniature works of art. This show takes place over the Christmas holidays and is a great opportunity for gift buying.

All media are acceptable. Professional, emerging, and student work will be considered. Submitted 2D works must be 5x7 or 6x6 inches, and below. 3D works must be 6 inches or less in hight and width. A maximum of 3 submissions per artist please. If accepted we can showcase up to 10 pieces in the show.

The deadline for submissions to the Gallery's miniatures group show has been extended to Nov 16th.
Notice of acceptance will be given by Nov 18th.
Delivery of accepted artwork must be made by Nov 23rd.

Please refer to our submission guidelines.


Official show dates are Nov 26th to Dec 24th, 2007.
The show might be held over after christmas for Boxing Day shoppers.
Opening reception TBA.

All submissions must be made to the Gallery IS. Submissions can be made via email.
Call us for more info or if you have any questions (403) 341-4641.

Waxing Poetic, New Work by Marie Banville

The Gallery IS, is presenting a new body of work by Alberta artist Marie Banville.

Please visit the gallery to view the amazing encaustic paintings by this unique artist.
Show dates: October 9th - November 3rd/07
Opening Reception - October 12th, 6-8 pm.

Happy Thanksgiving

Gallery IS hopes everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving. What a wonderful time of year for food, family and friends.

Special gallery hours for this long weekend.
Saturday Oct 6th - Noon to 4:00pm.
Monday Oct 8th - Closed.

The gallery will return to our regular hours on tuesday.

Monday, September 3, 2007

Face to Face: A Portrait Show

Our upcoming September exhibit is a new collection of portraits done by both Gallery I.S. represented artsists and juried work from selected Alberta artists.

We hope you are able to come and see this great new show.
The exhibit runs from September 4th to October 4th, 07.
A reception is shedualed for September 20th, 6-8pm.

The exhibit includes works in painting, bronze sculpture, ceramics and jewellery.

Thursday, August 2, 2007

New Solo Show by Erika Schulz

"A Space Oddity" is the result of Erika's love for science fiction. At an early age Erika was a fan of Star Trek. Her appreciation for the sci-fi genre has grown with her and now she finds great inspiration in the movies, television, and liturature of sci-fi.

Please visit the gallery between Aug 6th and Aug 31st to view this collection of over 20 all new paintings. Some of the highlights include a zodiac series, a city of the future, robots, and many, many rockets. These works are done in Erika's unique "drawing with paint" style.

The opening reception is set for Aug 10th, 6-8 pm. Drinks and munchies available. The artist will be in attendance. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free.

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Submit to our Portrait and Figure Show

Open call to all artists. We are now accepting submissions for our next group exhibit. The theme of this show is the portrait and the figure. Please submit work dealing with this theme. All media are acceptable. Professional, emerging, and student work will be considered.

The deadline for submissions to the Gallery's portrait group show is Aug 25th.

Notice of acceptance will be given by Aug 27th.

Delivery of accepted artwork must be made by Sept 1st.

Please refer to our submission guidelines.

Official show dates are Sept 3rd to Oct 4th, 2007.
Opening reception TBA.
All submissions must be made to the Gallery IS.
Submissions can be made via email.
Call us for more info or if you have any questions (403) 341-4641.
Our business hours are Tues-Sat 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Friday, June 29, 2007

Local Images

Please visit the Gallery IS from July 9th to August 2nd, to view our newest exhibit "A Local Images Show". This exhibit features new works from our represented artists, and selected works by community artists.

Special Hours

This is a notice of changes to Gallery business hours.

Saturday - Due to slow traffic in the mornings, the Gallery will now open @ 11:00am on saturdays.

Westerner Parade - On July 18th the Gallery will open @ 12:00 noon. Be sure to come down to the downtown core and enjoy the parade celebrating the opening of Westerner Days. Visit for more information.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Red Deer Artwalk

Gallery IS will be represented at Artwalk 2007. This event takes place in Heritage Square (across from the Farmers Market and Red Deer Curling Rink), Saturday June 16th. The festival runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm. This is a wonderful day of art, music, and demonstrations. Admission is free.

Many of our artists will be offering unique artworks, that would not normally be sold in the gallery. This includes miniatures, unframed works, and older pieces. This is a great opportunity to find something special for yourself, or as a gift.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Friday, June 8, 2007

Adventures in Construction

Dear friends. We are very sorry for the delays in showing "Beauty and the Bug". Our exhibit space has fallen victim to a series of construction delays involved with the installation of a back door. As a result of this delay Gallery IS will be holding over Lauren's show until the 7th of July.

Beauty and the Bug new Exhibit Dates: June 10th - July 7th.
Official Opening Reception is STILL ON for June 10th 2-4pm. Everyone is welcome.
Please join the Gallery and Lauren in celebrating her new work.

The next group show, "Local Images" will now be presented from July 10th - Aug 2nd.
The submission deadline has been extended to June 22nd.
Please contact the Gallery for further info. (403) 341-4641

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Artist -Norma Barsness

Please drop in to see some beautiful interpretations of the Alberta Prairie by Norma Barsness. Norma is a Sylvan Lake resident whose bold use of color gives the viewer a very fresh, dramatic and emotional prespective twist to an often overlooked landscape. You will enjoy seeing the prairie-scape through the lens of this unique Alberta Artist. ** These works have been sold.**

Caraganes in the Wind
Acrylic on Canvas
16" x 48 " (SOLD)

Autumn Reflection
Acrylic On Canvas
24" x 20"

Acrylic on Canvas
24" x 36" (SOLD)

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

New Exhibit

Please visit the gallery from June 5th to 30th for "Beauty and the Bug", the first solo show of artist Lauren Cowles. Lauren is one of our represented artists and we are very happy to be presenting this body of work.

The opening reception is set for sunday, June 10th, 2-4pm. Lauren will be in attandance if you would like to meet her.
Punch and goodies will be served.

Gordon Cannon New Artist

We are very happy to announce that Gallery IS, is now representing local artist Gordon Cannon. Gordon's work is very wonderful, depicting many scenes of the Alberta landscape and its wildlife. Gord has a strong background in absract styles, and so his current paintings have a very unique style.

Here are a couple of examples of his work currently available in the gallery.

"The Clam Digger"
14 x 14 inches.

Oil on canvas.

"Yellowstone Grazers"
20 x 14 inches.
Oil on canvas.