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The Ball Is In Your Court, Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins, January 2019

Send Receive All

Send Receive All

 Inspired by the forms, history and multiculturalism illustrated through Lethbridge’s rich heritage of postal correspondence, Send Receive All consists of three interrelated art components. The Screen artwork recalls the dynamic actions of paper folding for letters,...

Jill Anholt
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A Vessel In Between Two Places We’ve Never Been

A Vessel In Between Two Places We’ve Never Been

In the urban landscape, one is under a constant assault of advertising and bold colour throughout the city. The artist aimed to capture this attention and reframe it by creating a piece that both blends into the environment of the busy street corner and yet stands out...

Nyne "Stru" Seabound
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Vernacular Ecology

Vernacular Ecology

The work, Vernacular Ecology, was made from a printmaking series in which Troy Nickle collected leaves from dandelions, cottonwoods, shrubs, and trees found within Lethbridge. In this way, the work is an homage to the urban ecosystem within our city and river valley....

Troy Nickle
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Bees and Sunflowers

Bees and Sunflowers

The vinyl wrap, Bees and Sunflowers, is a celebration of two of summer's garden denizens. The tall, many-limbed sunflower is a virtual factory farm for many pollinating insects, especially bees. It also feeds an array of wonderful birds, who feed on the seeds, as well...

Sue Wilkie
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Nostalgia Unified (YQL)

Nostalgia Unified (YQL)

Alejandro Alvarez’s art piece, Nostalgia Unified, was thoughtfully created using a variety of materials sourced directly from the city of Lethbridge. Alvarez used a collage approach to create cohesive pieces representing the memory and life of Lethbridge’s historical...

Alejandro Alvarez
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Symphony of Celebration

Symphony of Celebration

Drawing together references from many gathering events, Symphony of Celebration is grounded in its location, revealing a vibrant tale of harmonious celebration at the heart of our community hub. Stringed lights adorn the perimeter as a year-round feature while an...

Stuart Biesbroek
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A Walk By the River

A Walk By the River

Sheila Shaw is a Cree Metis artist from Gift Lake Metis Settlement and has lived in Lethbridge for several years. She is fascinated by southern Alberta skies and the local elements of nature. Her colour palette for this piece, A Walk by the River, was inspired by...

Sheila Shaw
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Garden Party

Garden Party

Through the whimsical work, Garden Party, Karla Mather - Cocks hopes to bring connection and joy to the community through the smiling, happy faces seen in these colourful flowers. These perpetually blooming flowers represent the hardy resilience of our community while...

Karla Mather-Cocks
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Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Beany Dootjes is a lifelong gardener whose aim is growing an annual supply of fruits and vegetables, while favouring non-genetically modified strains. She focuses on an organic, 100-mile diet that optimizes water consumption, mulching, soil amendments, and plant...

Beany Dootjes
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I Spy

I Spy

Aaron Hagan is a Lethbridge-based artist who received his BFA from the University of Lethbridge (2006), majoring in painting. He has maintained an active studio practice with a focus on colourful abstraction.  Hagan’s approach to abstract painting is to explore the...

Aaron Hagan
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