Monday, July 21, 2008

A Week At The Lazy M

Gallery IS presents a group of artists participating in the Red Deer College Summer Series Program, lead by Internationally renowned painter David More.
This exhibit will showcase selected paintings from their time at the Lazy M Ranch. A full week of painting outdoors and experiencing all that Alberta's landscape can offer, will provide viewers with a colourful, energetic, and spontaneous viewing experience.
Visit Gallery IS during the month of August for this unique group exhibit. Satisfaction guaranteed.
This show runs from July 28th - Aug 30th.
Opening reception is August 1st, 6-8pm. Everyone is welcome.

*Call the Gallery for Pricing and Availability*

CenterFest and a Book Signing at Gallery IS

On the weekend of July 26th and 27th, the Downtown will once again be taken over by Center Fest, our yearly street preformers festival. Gallery IS will be open and active in this event.

Our special hours will be:

Saturday, 11am-6pm.

Sunday, Noon -4pm.

On Saturday you will deffinately want to visit our gallery. You will see artist demos, as well as a Book Signing by Local Author and artist Sara Steeves Dudenhoeffer.

This last February, Sara Steeves Dudenhoeffer released the first book of her new series of youth fiction novels. The book is titled "Horse on the Loose" and even as a fiction novel, it incorporates many of her personal experiences. Although this series is mainly written for a younger crowd, it touches upon many issues including growing pains, cultural differences, and environmental issues. Sara grew up in a town just North West of Red Deer called Rimbey. She spent much of her childhood on horseback and finds nature to be her biggest inspiration both as an author and artist.

She will be autographing copies of her novel, "Horse on the Loose" at Gallery IS on Saturday, July 26th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Please be sure to drop by and get your copy signed.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Local Images Group Show

Gallery IS is once again hosting our annual summer exhibit "Local Images". This is the perfect opportunity to view a unique perspective, by local artists, on our City and our Province.

This exhibit features artworks by many Red Deer and Alberta artists, and is a reflection of their lives and surroundings. You will recognize some Red Deer Landmarks, Famous Local Personalities, and the Classic Alberta Landscape. This exhibit also features works that reflect the Artists more personal Local Images, in the form of Loved Ones and Inner Landscapes.

The show runs from July 2nd to July 26th, 08.
The opening reception is once again part of the First Friday Series on Friday July 4th, 6 - 8 pm. Everyone is welcome.

Be sure to bring your visiting relatives to this show as it is a great tourist destination within Downtown Red Deer.

Justina Smith
"Parking Behind the Hub"
24x24 inches

Kathleen Polson
11x14 inches

Shauna Hulyk
Red Deer CPR Bridge
Oil Painting
3 X 4 feet