Stay Connected with Gallery@501

It is important to stay connected as an arts community and here are a few ways you can with Gallery@501.

'Members Show and Sale' 
by Gallery@501 Members

Please enjoy a virtual presentation of the annual Members Show and Sale by clicking onto an image below. This will allow you to scroll through all the artworks in the exhibit by each of the participating members. 

Full list of prices and artist contact information: 
 

Resources for Artists and Arts Enthusiasts 

Check out the below links for resources aimed at helping you stay connected and informed with the arts on a local, national and international level. We will continue to add to this list as more becomes available online. If you have suggestions of resources that might be of interest to our community, please email Gallery Assistant Lisa Rayner at: Lisa.Rayner@strathcona.ca

The Social Distancing Festival 
Many exhibitions, arts festivals and other arts related events have been impacted by the need for social distancing. The Social Distancing Festival features art from all over the world affected by COVID-19 through images, writing and live streamed events. 

Art Gallery and Museum Tours
Cultural institutions around the world are closed for the time being but many are now offering online exhibits and virtual tours. Google’s Arts and Culture platform has partnered with 1,200 leading museums to bring all this content to you in one place. 

Useful resources for Artists 
This is a list of resources complied for Canadian artists and freelancers impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns. 

CARFAC Alberta - Best Practices
The Alberta Best Practices for Craft, Media and Visual Artist are ready to be read, used and shared. Published May 31st, 2020, these documents were adapted for use within Alberta’s arts ecology based on documents developed by CARFAC Saskatchewan.

MoMa - Free Art Courses
New York's Museum of Modern Art have a variety of free online art courses that cover topics like: What is Contemporary Art?, Fashion as Design and Postwar Abstract Painting.

Gallery@501 Member of the Month

'Hidden Trail' by Georgette Starko
Georgette Starko - December 2020
 
"I am drawn to both natural landscapes and urban cityscapes as they depict life and movement, whether in our fast-paced world or in the serenity of nature and wilderness and am intrigued by the design in both."
- Georgette Starko
 
Image: 'Hidden Trail' (detail) by Georgette Starko
 

Strathcona County Art Collection - Featured Artworks

'Family, Present and Future' by Oksana Movchan

'Family Present and Future' by Oksana Movchan

This slumped glass artwork is located at the Ardrossan Recreation Complex. To see more of Strathcona County's public art check out the 'Art of the County' map. 

'Almost Spring' by Vincent Roper

'Almost Spring' by Vincent Roper

Painted by local artist and Gallery@501 Member Vincent Roper, this oil on board painting titled 'Almost Spring' was purchased for the Strathcona County Art Collection in 2014.

'Reflections' by Gerald Martz

'Reflections' by Gerald Martz

The colour photograph 'Reflections' by photographer Gerald Martz, was purchased for the Strathcona County Art Collection in 2002.

'City Fish' by Kelsey Prud'homme

'City Fish' by Kelsey Prud'homme

Kelsey Prud'homme was a student when her photograph 'City Fish' was purchased for the Strathcona County Art Collection in 2011.

'Family, Present and Future' by Oksana Movchan

'Family Present and Future' by Oksana Movchan

This slumped glass artwork is located at the Ardrossan Recreation Complex. To see more of Strathcona County's public art check out the 'Art of the County' map. 

'Almost Spring' by Vincent Roper

'Almost Spring' by Vincent Roper

Painted by local artist and Gallery@501 Member Vincent Roper, this oil on board painting titled 'Almost Spring' was purchased for the Strathcona County Art Collection in 2014.

'Reflections' by Gerald Martz

'Reflections' by Gerald Martz

The colour photograph 'Reflections' by photographer Gerald Martz, was purchased for the Strathcona County Art Collection in 2002.

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Last updated: Friday, February 26, 2021
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