Featuring Planes of Perception…
Reaching for rarefied heights of expression in photographic fine art, we will challenge your peripheral vision, distort your illusion of reality, and gratify your inner spirit. Feast your eyes upon these elusive mysteries, cosmic visions of wonder, testaments of passion, and fine-tuned instruments of imagination. Textural experiences, infused with colour, elevate fine art to a lush new plane of perception. We know your longing, we sense your desire, we will reveal our curiosities, divulge our secrets, and curate a remedy for your winter blues!
Collectors Preview Thursday, February 1st, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
For collectors and anyone interested in collecting art. Wine & cheese, short talks, open questions.
Opening Reception Sunday, February 11th, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Live jazz, improvisation, house-made nibbles, bubbles, fine art and conversation with the five artists in attendance
Open weekends all of February 11:00 am to 4:00 pm — Also open by appointment, phone: 403-256-5767
Pancake Inventor’s Notebook launch, Saturday 17th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sample some amazing pancake inventions by David & Lizzy, who will be present to answer questions and sign books.
2104 – 23rd Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Alexis Marie Chute
Alexis Marie Chute is a distinguished artist, photographer, filmmaker, writer, and curator. She is the author of the multi-award-winning memoir Expecting Sunshine: A Journey of Grief, Healing and Pregnancy After Loss and is the director-producer of the accompanying feature documentary. Her second book, Above the Star, is the first of a fantasy series called The 8th Island Trilogy and will be released June 2018.
Brenda Castonguay is an award winning photojournalist with over twenty years of professional photography experience. With an extensive background in photojournalism and fine art, Brenda has specialized in black and white landscapes and photo journalistic infant portraiture. In recent years, Brenda has focused much of her practice on combining her past experience in art with her passion of photography to produce Hand Painted Tins.
Greg Gerla is a commercial and fine art photographer operating a studio in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He also holds an instructor position within the Photography Department of the Alberta College of Art and Design. Greg graduated from the Alberta College of Art & Design in 1990. Greg’s work evokes a strong mood with attention to craft and style. Represented by several stock agencies, his work has been published world-wide.
Joel Matthew Warkentin
Joel Matthew Warkentin is a Masters Candidate at the University of Calgary, who graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design. He was born, raised, and currently works in Calgary, Alberta. Joel’s sculptures have been shown in galleries nationwide, and his performance work delves into the visceral and emotional qualities found within humankind, while utilizing oppositional binaries.
David Leech is seventh in an eight-generation legacy of pioneering photographic artists. David shot photojournalism and sports for three decades before turning his eye to contemporary fine art photography. David taps expressionist movements like minimalism, cubism, abstraction, and colour field work, for inspiration. David’s visualization of photographic art is not about reproducing reality, it’s about discovering colourful beauty in the material beast that surrounds us.