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Link to Artists featured at Alberta House during the 2018 Grey Cup Festival

Artists featured at Alberta House during the 2018 Grey Cup Festival

Date: Nov 21, 2018

Alberta House showcased live music, acts, personalities and some special CFL guests, as part of the Festival in downtown Edmonton, Nov.21-24.
Link to Alexis Marie Chute receives 2018 Alumni Horizon Award

Alexis Marie Chute receives 2018 Alumni Horizon Award

Date: Sep 14, 2018

Community invited to celebrate as artist and author receives UAlberta Alumni Award on September 24.
Link to Becca Taylor awarded Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert Fellowship for Indigenous Curators

Becca Taylor awarded Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert Fellowship for Indigenous Curators

Date: Aug 13, 2018

Through this Fellowship, Becca will research and work with Indigenous artists to potentially increase representation in the AFA collection.
Link to Work of the Week: Thou Shalt/Shalt Not

Work of the Week: Thou Shalt/Shalt Not

Date: Jun 6, 2018

Celebrating the beginning of Pride Month, our work of the week for June 4 - 11, 2018 is Thou Shalt/Shalt Not by Shane Golby.
Link to Work of the Week: Caller of Blue Medicine Lodge

Work of the Week: Caller of Blue Medicine Lodge

Date: May 29, 2018

The Work of the Week is Caller of Blue Medicine Lodge by Dale Auger
Link to Resilience - 50 Indigenous Women Artists on Billboards Coast to Coast

Resilience - 50 Indigenous Women Artists on Billboards Coast to Coast

Date: May 4, 2018

On June 1, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) launched Resilience, a national exhibition of artworks by fifty (50) Indigenous women artists.
Link to Lady Vanessa Cardona wins 2018 Canadian Individual Slam Championship

Lady Vanessa Cardona wins 2018 Canadian Individual Slam Championship

Date: Apr 30, 2018

On April 28th, Lady Vanessa won the title of Canada’s best individual slam poet at the 2018 Verses Festival of Words in Vancouver.
Link to Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Calgary Arts Development and the Calgary Poet Laureate Selection Committee are pleased to announce Sheri-D Wilson as the 2018-2020 Poet Laureate.
Link to UPDATE! Alberta represented in 2018 Sobey Art Award nominations

UPDATE! Alberta represented in 2018 Sobey Art Award nominations

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Current Alberta resident Jordan Bennett made the shortlist! Alberta born artists Hannah Doerksen and Elif Saydam were nominated for long list.
Link to Watch: The Art of Hide Tanning - an AFA Commemorative Art Project

Watch: The Art of Hide Tanning - an AFA Commemorative Art Project

Date: Dec 15, 2017

See the video of The Art of Hide Tanning: commissioned Indigenous artworks featuring the traditional hide tanning process taught at Portage College.

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