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  • Noriko Masuda: St. Ives Collection | MEDALTA
    Decorator Runner Become a Member Partners Gallery Rental Space Specifications Reception Gallery Photo Gallery Rental Contact Employment Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Noriko Masuda St Ives Collection Posted by Safira Lachapelle on Tuesday July 22 2014 Leave a Comment EXHIBITION August 1 September 6 Yuill Family Gallery Medalta NO CHARGE Regular Museum Hours OPENING RECEPTION Thursday August 28 2014 7 00pm 9 00pm Yuill Family Gallery Medalta Inspired by the colours and atmosphere of St Ives Cornwall UK the St Ives Collection combines Noriko s Japanese North American and English influences While traditional industrial processes and modern computer aided technologies are used to design and create the work the pieces are handmade each with slight differences and its own individuality Noriko Masuda was born in Japan but has spent most of her life in Canada After studying studio pottery independently through various workshops and the Australian National University she studied ceramic design at Staffordshire University from which she received an MA in March 2013 Her time in Stoke on Trent gave her a greater appreciation of the ceramic industry and increased her interest in the balancing and combining of craft

    Original URL path: http://medalta.org/st-ives (2016-02-13)
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  • Bird Frieze by Brian McArthur and Dawn Detarando | MEDALTA
    Safira Lachapelle on Monday June 23 2014 Leave a Comment EXHIBITION June 27 July 20 2014 Yuill Family Gallery Medalta 9 30am 5 00pm DAILY NO CHARGE OPENING RECEPTION Friday June 27 7 9pm Yuill Family Gallery Medalta NO CHARGE Cash Bar Everyone welcome The exhibition Bird Frieze New Works in Porcelain offers viewers a charming narrative of a bird s life but under the whimsy lies a sombre message about the loss of avian habitat The works include fifteen two dimensional tiles and three sculptures by Brian McArthur and Dawn Detarando all sculpted in fine white porcelain The two Alberta artists live and work together at a custom designed studio they built in the country outside Red Deer Surrounded by bush and nestled near a stream their creative getaway is also a haven for native and migratory birds Watching the various species each day and following their activities through the seasons inspired Detarando and McArthur to create a new body of ceramic works based on the theme a bird s life The artists chose porcelain as a medium because it allows them to carve fine details relief into each piece The use of porcelain also creates interesting contrasts between

    Original URL path: http://medalta.org/bird-frieze-brian-mcarthur-dawn-deterando (2016-02-13)
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  • Replicate Duplicate – Jason Desnoyers | MEDALTA
    Family Membership Executive Jigger Decorator Runner Become a Member Partners Gallery Rental Space Specifications Reception Gallery Photo Gallery Rental Contact Employment Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Replicate Duplicate Jason Desnoyers Posted by Safira Lachapelle on Wednesday June 18 2014 Leave a Comment RESCHEDULED RECEPTION WITH THE ARTIST Friday June 27 2014 7 9pm NO CHARGE Cash bar EXHIBITION June 19 July 26 2014 Open during regular museum hours 9 30am 5 00pm NO CHARGE for Yuill Family Gallery entry MEDALTA Yuill Family Gallery 713 Medalta Ave SE JASON DESNOYERS BIO Jason Desnoyers was born in Montreal Quebec Canada Jason earned a BFA in the field of Photography from Concordia University and recently completed his BFA in Ceramics at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design During his time at NSCAD Jason was awarded the FUNSCAD Homer Lord Scholarship Award in recognition of his ceramic work and his dedication Jason s process relies heavily on altering the clay model or the mold itself decorative patterns related to tessellation and a strong ideal based on functionality He is currently focused on experimenting with glazing techniques slip casting and altering and the perfection

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  • Stories i Tell – Naomi Clement | MEDALTA
    Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Stories i Tell Naomi Clement Posted by Safira Lachapelle on Wednesday June 18 2014 Leave a Comment RESCHEDULED RECEPTION WITH THE ARTIST Friday June 27 2014 7 9pm NO CHARGE Cash bar EXHIBITION June 19 July 26 2014 Open during regular museum hours 9 30am 5 00pm NO CHARGE for Yuill Family Gallery entry MEDALTA Yuill Family Gallery 713 Medalta Ave SE An integral part of the Stories I Tell exhibit is a collection of 40 cups that will be given away free of charge to members of the public with the goal of demonstrating how the use of handmade objects can enrich ones daily life In exchange for the cup the recipient will be asked to send the artist a short story or reflection on using the cup postcard provided Recipients and anyone else interested can share their own interactions with handmade objects through the storiesitell hashtag For more information please contact the artist protected email ARTIST STATEMENT In our modern world we are surrounded by so much that is nameless and soulless objects that have no identity other than that which we bring to them We eat No Name food off No Name dishes and wonder why we aren t satisfied As someone who was lucky enough to grow up in a home where the art didn t match the furniture and where I could have my favourite bowl for cereal and another one for tomato soup I know that life is different when you choose to surround yourself with objects that already have a story when they reach you There is a different tenor to your day when the objects you use become part of the fabric of your life rather than

    Original URL path: http://medalta.org/storiesitell (2016-02-13)
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  • Flood, by Elm Street School | MEDALTA
    Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Flood by Elm Street School Posted by Safira Lachapelle on Thursday April 24 2014 1 Comment OPENING RECEPTION SHOWCASE Tuesday June 10 6 00pm 7 30pm EXHIBITION JUNE 5 22 2014 No Charge In June 2013 Alberta was hit with the worst flood in its history In Medicine Hat the rising waters from the South Saskatchewan River overflowed its banks and hit one of the city s oldest neighbourhoods the River Flats Thousands of people were evacuated in preparation for the imminent flood waters Elm Street School one of Medicine Hat s oldest schools was one of the buildings affected by the flood Nearly every Elm Street School student was affected whether their family was evacuated or their house bulldozed once the flood waters receded FLOOD is an exhibition of artwork by every Elm Street School student It gives students the opportunity to express their own memories of the flood providing an outlet to share their own experiences with the rest of the community The art project seven inch clay tiles was facilitated by Medalta Resident Artist Laura McKibbon and included all Elm Street School Students The exhibition

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  • Wild Rose Abstract Art Exhibition | MEDALTA
    so called reality leading us into a world of their own internal making In many ways Wild Rose Abstract represents a ribbon between the internal and external world the invisible made visible through the timeless and enduring medium of paint The artists are Scott Cumberland Scott studied in the department of visual communications at Medicine Hat College from 1992 to 1995 He then completed his BFA at University of Saskatchewan in 2003 and completed his MFA in painting at University of Alberta in 2007 He has exhibited his work throughout Canada Scott Cumberland states our society views time thought energy as moving forward always progressing In this classic view of time we progress forward in a linear manner collecting our experiences chronologically It appears as though our experiences are compartmentalized and systematic For most of us the way we experience time energy and memory is not linear I find the ribbon a rich subject because it stands as a metaphor for how I view time thought energy and memories Douglas Haynes A graduate of the Provincial Institute of Technology and Art now called the Alberta College of Art he also studied at the Royal College of Art in Holland In 1970 he joined the teaching staff at the University of Alberta Edmonton where he taught until 1995 Douglas Haynes is considered one of the most important contemporary abstract artists in Canada and has extensively exhibited his paintings both nationally and internationally Douglas Haynes describes his art as an open ended project that endlessly builds upon itself You always start the next painting or series based on the work that came before it says the painter and University of Alberta professor emeritus This is the way I work creating a dialogue between things Not that this process is linear It s more like an expanding bubble where everything on the edge relates to itself as well as the centre Poul Nielsen Poul was raised in the small farming community of Standard Alberta Canada and completed a B A degree in painting at the University of Montana Missoula USA He has traveled extensively and lived worked and studied in New York City USA London England Sapporo Japan While in New York at the New York Studio School he had the opportunity to study with George McNeil Milton Resnik Phillip Guston and Alex Katz In 1975 he received his MFA in printmaking painting from University of Montana From 1979 to 1981 he was resident artist with Montana Arts Council in Great Falls Montana and in 1983 he began working in the department of Visual Communications of Medicine Hat College where he continues to teach drawing mixed media He has exhibited his paintings extensively both nationally and internationally Robert Scott Canadian Modernist painter Robert Austin Scott was born May 16 1941 in Melfort Saskatchewan He completed his initial studies at the Alberta College of Arts receiving a diploma in Applied Arts in 1969 and received a Master in Visual Arts from the University of

    Original URL path: http://medalta.org/wildroseabstract (2016-02-13)
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  • Jessica Hodgson Art Exhibition | MEDALTA
    Employment Opportunities Medalta Award Education Community Classrooms Medalta School Field Trips Kids Clubs Dirt Detectives Raiders of the Lost Artefact Adult Pottery Classes Membership Family Membership Executive Jigger Decorator Runner Become a Member Partners Gallery Rental Space Specifications Reception Gallery Photo Gallery Rental Contact Employment Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Jessica Hodgson Art Exhibition Posted by Safira Lachapelle on Tuesday February 4 2014 Leave a Comment Born and raised in the small farming community of Hartney Manitoba Jessica Hodgson moved to Winnipeg in 2006 to attend the University of Manitoba Fueled by curiosity and uncertainty Jessica studied at the University of Manitoba for six years graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours in Ceramics Setting up a home base in Winnipeg Jessica keeps an active schedule teaching children s ceramics at the Winnipeg Art Gallery acting as the Associate Director of The Edge Gallery and continuing to develop her work This exhibition is the culmination of six months of exploration on Medalta s studios Everyone is invited to attend this exhibition and meet the artist To see more of her work click here Opening Reception Thursday February

    Original URL path: http://medalta.org/jessica-hodgson-art-exhibition (2016-02-13)
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  • Art Exhibitions | MEDALTA - Page 3
    brickwork and contemporary architectural design Leading to the gallery are the excavated foundations of two historic beehive kilns architecturally fascinating in their own right The Yuill Family Gallery can feature up to four exhibitions at once displayed on un intrusive gallery walls which both highlight the artwork in the space and the space itself As a cultural and community hub Medalta s Yuill Family Gallery exhibits artwork from its own Resident Artists community groups partner organizations and travelling exhibitions It is a dynamic and constantly changing space which makes up a valuable part of Medalta s overall Museum experience Exhibit receptions provide excellent opportunities to meet the artists and mingle with other like minded members of the community Everyone is always welcome Have a look at our recent exhibitions listed below To stay updated on coming exhibitions openings subscribe to our email newsletter at the bottom of this page Potworks Potworks is a group exhibition focusing on Albertan ceramic artists who create tableware of ceramic pieces related to cooking dining and celebration Alberta Craft Council Joshua Primmer Solo Art Exhibition Joshua s work is an illustration of the dichotomy of humanity and nature He draws inspiration from nature the human world and especially where the two The Alberta Flood Rose Project During July 2013 The Alberta Flood Rose Project invited all Calgary and area working visual artists to create and donate an original unframed 4 x4 inch piece of wall Third Annual Resident Artists Holiday Exhibition Medalta s Third Annual Resident Artists Holiday Exhibition is the first chance for our newest group of resident artists to exhibit their work to the public Forms of Being Ceramic Art Exhibition September 16 October 9 Opening Reception Monday September 26 7 00pm Jun was born in Korea in 1980 He has studies First

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