Monday, September 27, 2010

October Exhibit

Gallery IS presents "Compute This!", a new feature exhibition by Local Jewellery Designer, Elizabeth Ferchuk.

"Working as a technology tutor, I always wondered what it would be like to create something out of the computer parts that I saw every day. I always found myself thinking, 'How can I combine my love for beading and jewellery design with these keyboards keys, wires and computer chips?’. That’s what brought about my idea for “Compute This!”, my conceptual jewellery exhibit.

While creating and working on my pieces for this show, my main focus was to have fun and to be creative. I wanted to produce pieces that aren’t your common everyday ones, something out of the ordinary.

Even though my methods of creating are traditional, as in my usual jewellery designs, the materials aren’t. I have combined computer keys, wires, chips, beads, and crystals into wearable art for the Techno Goddess. Even the colour schemes are based on computers and technology.

As companion pieces, I have also incorporated some cross-stitch pieces into the show. I drew the subjects from online chatting and texting. They represent the symbols and new language of our modern, everyday life. "

This exhibition is on display from Sept 28th to Oct 30th.
Opening Reception is First Friday, Oct 1st from 6-9pm.
Everyone is welcome.

New Artwork from Rikki Renard

These two pieces are brand new paintings by Rikki Renard. These are beautiful in person, with her classic soft, zen like style.

They are both featuring a really cool hanging system, which includes the dark bamboo wood at the top.

Please contact the Gallery if you would like more information on these works.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Alberta Arts Days

This Saturday, September 18th is the Alexander Way Artwalk and Alberta Arts Day festival.

There are a lot of really cool and fun activities happening right next door to the Gallery! It is all happening around the corner from us. A hop, skip and a jump away.

Come Downtown and check out all the new artwork. Vivian Bennett, and Jeri-Lynn Ing will both be painting Plain Air during the day, on the street. Its a great chance to see a painting being created.

The Artwalk goes from Noon to 6pm.
Remember to stop by and say Hi.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Look Whats New at Gallery IS

Gallery IS presents new work from Viv Bennett.
Please stop in and see these new pieces at the gallery.
Pricing available on request.