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May’s exhibition is called Transdimensionality: What Motivates You? — a collaborative exhibition between members of the public and members of the Sculptors’ Association of Alberta. People provided photographs which the sculptors then interpreted into their own three-dimensional works. Participating sculptors include Carroll Charest, Yiyi Datar, Tania Garner-Tomas, Jennifer Lang, Beverly Oliwa, Wanda Resek, Susanne Scheers, Ellie Shuster, Keith Turnbull, Lisa Wilkinson and Robert Woodbury. Until May 28.
25 Sir Winston Churchill Avenue 780-460-5990 and vasa-art.com
St. Albert Art Gallery
High Energy 27 makes its triumphant return in person after a two-year hiatus. The annual High School Art Student Exhibit features over 100 works by students from Bellerose Composite High School, Alexandre-Taché High School, Paul Kane High School, St. Albert and Outreach High School. An in-person visit with curator Emily Baker will take place at noon on May 24. A virtual tour with curator Emily Baker will take place at noon on May 26. Until June 4.
Kanawêyimêw (She Takes Care of Them) is the new exhibition by Cree and Métis artist Michelle Sound. Her work is based on her family history of the Wapsewsipi/Swan River First Nation on the west coast of Canada, the unceded and ancestral home territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tseil-Waututh peoples. She has two bodies of work to show. Chapan traps the rabbits (composed of 14 rabbit fur drums) will be displayed on the stairs, while the photographic series entitled nimama hates fish while working at the cannery will be exhibited in the vault. The virtual tour with curator Emily Baker will take place at noon on June 21. Until August 6.
19, rue Perron, 780 460-4310; artgalleryofstalbert.ca
St. Albert Public Library
The regular monthly art exhibition Art in the Library of works by members of the St. Albert Painters Guild is on hiatus for the ArtWalk season. Members of the St. Albert Photography Club will instead have works on display in May. Until Tuesday, May 31.
5, rue Sainte-Anne (in place Saint-Albert). 780-459-1530; sapl.ca
Saint-Albert Seniors Association
The St. Albert Photography Club features a rotating selection of fine art photography on display in the lobby of Red Willow Place.
7 Taché Street stalbertphotoclub.com
National Image Fair
St. Albert professional photographer Jason Marino is exhibiting four of his images in a national online fair that celebrates the best in Canadian professional photography. He is also one of the finalists in the Artist Photographer of the Year category. The competition features entries from across Canada in 22 different categories, including commercial, portrait, fine art and wedding. Marino’s image, called Steadfast eye, was also selected for inclusion in the prestigious 2022 Loan Collection of Professional Photographers of Canada, a national exhibition celebrating the best in Canadian professional photography. The show was unveiled April 23 online and live on the Professional Photographers of Canada Facebook page at facebook.com/PPOCNational. More of the artist’s work can be found on his website at jasonmarinophotography.com.
Color Scheme is a rotating monthly online art gallery featuring selected works by students from Bellerose, Paul Kane and St. Albert Catholic High Schools. Each month of the school year, several pieces from each school will be highlighted on The Gazettewebsite at www.stalberttoday.ca on the last Saturday of the month. The most recent exhibition dedicated to the heliotrope was published on April 30.
ArtWalk returns for another summer of the city’s newest and best visual art, with different artists every month. The event takes place indoors and outdoors on the first Thursday of every month. The next events are: June 2, July 7, August 4 and September 1. Locations include St. Albert Public Library; GOODS at St. Albert Place; the Heritage Museum; St. Albert Art Gallery; VASA (Visual Arts Studios Association); the Bookstore on Perron; La Crema Cafe; and the Big Lake Artist Studio. Support sites include Confections Cake Co; Divine and free wellness and medical spa; Inspired home interiors; Turkish coffee; and XO & Mane Boutique. artwalkstalbert.com
Art in the Open takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 11. Members of the St. Albert Painters Guild will display their work in more than two dozen front yards for this self-guided art tour with performances and sales across the city, rain or shine. Visit paintersguild.wildapricot.org for more information.