International Women's Day 2024

Date: Mar 8, 2024

In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), we are proud to share artwork from Alberta based artist Karrie Arthurs

About the Artist

Karrie Arthurs received her B.F.A. with distinction from the Alberta University of the Arts in 2000. She had her first solo show entitled “Paper Weight” at the Christine Klassen Gallery in 2012. She continues to exhibit locally and internationally participating in solo and group shows. Her work is found in numerous private collections such as that of Paul Hardy Design, in Calgary.  

Karrie currently resides in Airdrie with her two children. She is a practicing tattooer since 2001, and has a shop in Calgary, Karrie is currently represented by the Christine Klassen Gallery. 

Watch Karrie talk about her artistic practice and her work in the AFA video "Diversifying the Collection":

About IWD

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8 around the globe. IWD has been celebrated globally since 1911 and is an important day that highlights the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

This year’s IWD theme focuses on inspiring inclusion. We encourage you to take part in an IWD event within your community and continue supporting women in the arts throughout the year.