"It’s a fact, climatic change is one of the biggest threat of the 21st Century, and it leads artists to question the lifestyles of contemporary societies. Through their work, the artists are capable not only of asking questions but of triggering general realisation. For example, Brendan McGillicuddy’s works ..."
Join us as Dan Hudson, Walter May, Brendan McGillicuddy, and Robyn Moody discuss their practices and the works they’ve included in Made in Alberta: Part IV. Working in sculpture, installation, and mixed media, these artists explore the relationships found between the manmade and the natural.
In celebration of Calgary 2012, as Canada’s Cultural Capital, The Art Gallery of Calgary joins MOCA Calgary and Paul Kuhn Gallery to host a four-part series of exhibitions which survey the extraordinary richness of contemporary Alberta art. The project Made in Alberta gathers together over 60 of the most prominent visual artists at work in Alberta. The list of artists was selected by Jeffrey Spalding, Artistic Director of MOCA, Kayleigh Hall, Chief Curator of The Art Gallery of Calgary, and Paul Kuhn, Director of Paul Kuhn Gallery.
In celebration of Calgary 2012, as Canadas Cultural Capital, MOCA Calgary has prepared a series of related exhibitions as a centenary snapshot of the two years 1912 and 2012. The first of these exhibition components surveys the extraordinary richness of contemporary Alberta art. The project Made in Alberta gathers together over 60 of the most prominent visual artists at work in Alberta. It comprises something of a yearbook of highlights from the 2012 season of art exhibitions.
"As Canada’s Northwest Passage opens to ships, so too, do the imaginations of our artists. In this Hidden Gem, we visit the Art Gallery of Alberta's RBC New Works Gallery and the work of an emerging voice in the Alberta arts scene Brendan McGillicuddy.