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  • PUBLISHED on November 18, 2010

Kerri Reid is a visual artist who was based out of Toronto for the past few eyars, where she taught at the Toronto School of Art and the University of Guelph. Originally from Vancouver, she studied at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and the University of Guelph, has exhibited both nationally and […]

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  • PUBLISHED on October 20, 2010

REGION Cheryl Buckmaster, Jennifer McRorie & Ian Rawlinson curated by Bart Gazzola  October 29 – December 3, 2010 Region focuses on painters who make work in this place, about this place, with nods to history both popular and previously ignored. The three artists in Region speak to different aspects of painting in Saskatchewan, encompassing landscape, […]

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  • PUBLISHED on October 03, 2010

Curatorial essay by Bart Gazzola To even attempt to speak of painting in Saskatchewan in a homogenous manner, to even attempt to pare that down to Saskatoon, in a further desire to make it all a comfortable peg to fit in the appropriate hole, is to deny the contested histories that are Saskatchewan. That is […]

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  • PUBLISHED on September 10, 2010

From September 17th to October 22nd, 2010, AKA gallery presents the exhibition InAccessible City, an up-close and interactive look at issues around mobility, accessibility and what life in a wheelchair is really like. The exhibition will feature a monumental painting installed on the billboard spanning the top floor of the building’s exterior. Artists Paul Major and Kelly Roszell use a mobile painting device connected to their wheelchairs to make the work. The piece will be the largest painting ever exhibited in a Saskatchewan gallery.

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  • PUBLISHED on August 27, 2010

Andreas Buchwaldt Habitat for Humanity ReStore   320 21st Street W, Saskatoon Habitat’ 10 is a wall mounted sculpture based on blueprints from an actual Habitat for Humanityhome built in Saskatoon.  The work has been designed using computer modeling software by local artist, Andreas Buchwaldt, and is fabricated using a digital cutting process. The project is […]

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  • PUBLISHED on June 27, 2010

GEARHEADS Steven Laurie (Toronto, ON) & Ray Lodoen (Saskatoon, SK) June 11th to July 30th, 2010 Gearheads brings Laurie and Lodoen together to perform and present their (dis)functional hybrid mechanical constructions which speak to notions of masculinity and utility. Laurie will use his Rubber Burning machine as a mark-making device and display large format 3D […]

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  • PUBLISHED on June 03, 2010

Curatorial essay by Tod Emel. In the middle of the last century, there developed in pockets around North America a complex subculture around customizing vehicles for increased performance and wildly enhanced aesthetics. Fueled by a heady and potentially reckless combination of post-war optimism and disposable income, these young hot-rodders staked their claims to being the […]

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  • PUBLISHED on April 27, 2010

Amy Lockhart’s work embraces the processes, materials and aesthetics usually associated with low culture, (read popular culture) appreciating their accessibility, pervasiveness and lack of pretension. Lockhart balances an interest in the visual language of graphic arts: comics, cartoons, signage, with a critical eye towards the use of mass media to enforce a shared fantasy of what is real.

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  • PUBLISHED on April 04, 2010

A curatorial project by Carrie Gates, Unslumber is an evening of live electronic audio and video performance art, on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The evening featured the following “Acts” and performers. Act 1: Night of the Bloody Transplant (mrghosty, Jon Vaughn, Jeff Morton) Act 2: Barbicide (David LaRiviere, Mark Lowe, Ernie Dubanowsky, Ryan Hill) Act […]

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  • PUBLISHED on March 15, 2010

Shelly Rahme uses industrial materials to create sculpture and site – specific installations. She returns these mined, extruded and blasted materials to a quasi natural state: glass becomes a roaring sea, drywall becomes a mountain, ashphalt and concrete become rock formations. Rahme also works more narratively, loosely recreating historical landscapes that depict the terrible yet beautiful power of nature.

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