DOWNTOWN MEDICINE HAT ART WALK

Downtown Medicine Hat Art WalkDid you know that Medicine Hat has its very own Art Walk?

Well it does! Six locations in the downtown art district have gotten together to create an official Art Walk! Looking for something to do this summer? Why not spend a day exploring these locations!

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
401 First Street S.E. 403-502-8793

Luna Fresca
519 2nd Street S.E. 403-594-4504

The Hive Artists’ Hub
569 2nd Street S.E. 403-504-5371

Framing and Art Centre & The Clay Trade
628 2nd Street S.E. 403-502-8793

Inspire Studio, Gallery & Cafe
669-675 2nd Street S.E. 403-580-1808

Remenda Designs
505A North Railway Street S.E. 403-504-5289

COLLECTIVE – A Retrospective group show of hive artists past and present

COLLECTIVE – A Retrospective group show of hive artists past and present

Stephanie Dalla-Longa
Alana Holst
Kristian Jungk
Connor Kenney
Susan Knight
Tobie Laliberte
Mitchell Martin
Paula McLaughlin
Kelsie Risling
Bronwyn Schuster
Chelsea Scott
Wendy Struck
Susan Waters
Hayden Werezak
Kevin Werre

July 6-15, 2011

Regular gallery hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 12:00-5:00pm

OPENING RECEPTION: July 8, 2011 7:00-10:00pm
during the Downtown Medicine Hat Art Walk Roving Art Reception

Refreshments served
Live music
Donations appreciated

Seven – a group exhibition

SEVEN

A group exhibition featuring work by:
Stephanie Dalla-Longa
Connor Kenney
Susan Knight
Paula McLaughlin
Wendy Struck
Susan Waters
Hayden Werezak
Kevin Werre
Opening Reception June 10, 2011, 7:00-10:00pm
Part of the Downtown Roving Art Reception
Refreshments served

Arborglyphs – A Solo Exhibition by Hayden Werezak

May 20 – June 4, 2011

Opening Reception: May 20, 2011 7:00-10:00pm

Refreshments served

“Arborglyphs is an attempt to capture the forms of trees both in and out, retold within its very substance.  No two trees are exactly the same, each shaped by a myriad of forces at work each day.  My work on these already amazing examples of art, seeks to be just as unique as the pieces that I work upon.” ~Hayden Werezak

The Hive Artists’ Hub SIDESHOP – Retail Launch

The Hive Artists’ Hub SIDESHOP – Retail Launch

Ladies and Gents, step right up!
Come see one of a kind and specialty pieces from a varity of Western Canadian artists.Consignment Art, Photography, Jewellery, Paintings, Accessories, Glass, Wood, Clothing and more!

Featuring hive residence artist Chelsea Scott’s upcycled fashion line Ancestors: Clothing With History!!

March 28th , 2011

7:00-10:00pm

MOTHER – a solo exhibition by Kelsie Risling

Mother – a solo exhibition by Kelsie Risling

February 25th – March 19th

Currently, I am aesthetically and conceptually interested in found, retro photographs of my mother and use them as a vehicle to examine my erratic emotions. I relate intensely to photos of her where she evokes a lonely, confused and somewhat unaware expression and aura. I use chunks of compressed charcoal to representationally isolate her bust onto large pieces of heavy paper. When complete, I immediately and repeatedly erase the fresh drawing and leave a residual, ghostly image that walks a thin rope between being beautiful, ugly, delicate, strong and sinister.

Opening Reception: Friday February 25, 2011 7:00-10:00pm

FACE IT – MHC Visual Communications Painting 1

FACE IT – MHC Visual Communications Painting 1

January 18th, 2011 – February 17th, 2011

Face it is an exhibition of sketched self-portraits by 13 first year painting students from the Visual Communications program at Medicine Hat College. The assignment was used to emphasize and explore the painted mark and planar shape through the generalization of value and colour into basic forms. By working quickly from direct observation, approximately 30 to 60 minutes for each sketched portrait, the idea was to capture the essence and expressive potential of the subject while avoiding getting caught up in descriptive details. In addition, it was designed to help develope observation skills by way of quickly”seeing” relative value, colour, and planar shapes, then quickly interpreting the observed.

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, February 4th, 2011 at 8pm