Main Gallery Exhibitions 2017


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student art show

 


 Future Nostalgic 


 

 fabrication

 

 

Windows Gallery Exhibitions (2017)


 

My History, My Tradition

 


Members Exhibition 2017

 

 

Main Gallery Exhibitions (2016)


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Dimensions 

DIMENSIONS

• Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK — July 8 to September 4, 2016


 

 BOTW


 

WWOS


 

Diamond

 

 

Window Gallery Exhibitions (2016)


  Bart Pragnell 

Bart Pragnell, Untitled, watercolour on paper, 21 x 30 cm, c. 1940

Bart Pragnell: Inspired Movement

Community: Battlefords' Allied Arts Council
October 1, 2016 to October 23, 2016
Location: Chapel Gallery
 

 

Uncommon Landscapes

Kent Tate and Sharon Olson: Uncommon Landscapes


• Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK — TBA


 

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There's an Artist in the Garden

• Chapel Gallery, North Battleford, SK — July 1 to August 23rd, 2016

 


 

Bingo

 Belinda Harrow: Giant Bingo

Community: Battlefords' Allied Arts Council
May 1, 2016 to June 23, 2016
Location: Chapel Gallery

 

Main Gallery Exhibitions (2015)


Centered


 Lady sings the Blues

 


 

Optical

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Countryman

 

 


 

Spring Soiree


 

The Gloaming - Zachari Logan

  Click the above image for the News Optimist article written about this exhibition.

 

 

Window Gallery Exhibitions (2015)


 members reception


 

Out of the Vault  - City of North Battleford Permanent Collection July 24 – August 26th


 

Hi-Fibre Content

Community: Battlefords' Allied Arts Council
May 1, 2015 to May 23, 2015
Location: Chapel Gallery

 

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Megan Morman, "Vincent (Montreal)", needlepoint, 10.5 x 13.5", 2012.

Curated by Zoe Schneider and organized by the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils (OSAC)
Hi-Fibre Content features a selection of Canadian prairie-based artists working within the realm of contemporary art/craft. The work in this exhibition can be described as political, satirical, observant, witty and charming.

Hi-Fibre Content features a variety of fibre mediums and processes: needlepoint, embroidery, hide/hair-work, sewing, and soft sculpture. The artists featured in this exhibition are: Amber Anderson, Joseph Anderson, Mindy Yan Miller, Megan Morman, FarLee Mowat, Lissa Robinson & Jill Waldron.

Contemporary fibre is as varied as the materials, methods and artists who use them. The works brought together for this exhibition represent the way contemporary artists utilize fibre as a medium. The work often challenges traditionally held perceptions of craft while employing these traditional materials and processes.

This exhibition features both two and three-dimensional works.

 

 

 


Without Limits


 

Solitaires Invitation

Click the above image for the News Optimist article written about this exhibition.

 


 

 

Main Gallery Exhibitions (2014)


 

Visual Tension 

Dean Bauche - "Visual Tension" - November 1st to December 31st 2014

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THE PRAIRIE SCULPTORS' ASSOCIATION EXHIBITION 

OPEN EXHIBITION

September / October 2014

 


     Sculpture Symposium        

 

 

 

The Prairie Sculptors Association and The Chapel Gallery Sculpture Symposium 

August 10 – October 23rd

Love Stories

 

 

 

“Love Stories: Listening and Seeing as Gestures Towards Reconciliation” 

Sandra Semchuk  

June7th-July 27th

 

Bonnie McNab

 

 

Reflections of the Earth -

Bonnie Macnab


Featuring hand painted silks inspired by Bonny’s plein air studies
Selected works by Dean Bauche, Karlie King, and Jay Kimball

Dreaming Ourselves as Each Other - Carl Beam and the Columbus Suite
OSAC Exhibition

March/April

Windows Gallery Exhibitions (2014) 


 

 

 

 

 

 Gallery Members Thematic Exhibition


Ancient Evenings and Distant Stars

November 19th - January 4th, 2015

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Ancient Evenings and Distant Stars

 

She Sparkles

 

 

 

She Sparkles

Rosemarie Stadnyk 

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Melanie Rudy

  October 2nd - November 16th

2014


August to Sept.

Members Exhibition                                                                                                                             

Open Exhibition 



 June 7th to      July 20, 2014

"HONOUR THE CHILD" – Group Exhibition 

Sponsored by Sunchild Law – Residential School Exhibition

   June 7th – July 20th   



May

Battlefords' Art Club Exhibition

Fertile Ground
OSAC Exhibition



March/April

 

Dreaming Ourselves as Each Other - Carl Beam and the Columbus Suite
OSAC Exhibition

 

Main Gallery Exhibitions 2013 


 

Progress: Edie Marshall
January

For Edie Marshall the painting process is one of responding to the marks made during the tracing process, bringing the figures forward and pushing them into the background of the canvas, blending with and at times losing them in the landscape. The images become fractured with autonomous brushstrokes that don’t necessarily conform to a given contour, creating a tension between image and brushstrokes.

Creative Play
February

The Saskatchewan Arts Board 65th Anniversary
Creative Play

Traveling Exhibit

Oblivious Sanctum: Prairie Wind
March 15 – April 30

Paul Constable

This visual intensive exploration is of wildlife and man meeting on the prairie panorama. Using the brush and canvas, as well as multimedia Paul Constable interprets the outcomes of two driving forces, each with a mission that sometimes crosses in the most inconvenient, unplanned, and unwanted times.

The Battlefords: 100 Years of Art
May 1 – 31

Featuring works from the Permanent Collection of the City of North Battleford

The chapel gallery is please to participate in the 100 years celebration of the City of North Battleford with arts festival bringing forward the history of the arts and showcasing the arts of today. A symposium of the arts will compliment this historical exhibition and bring together on one stage venues for vision and collaboration.

Prairie Excellence
June 8 – August 8

 Prairie Excellence is a unique and ground-breaking joint project of the Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta Craft Councils. 

Exploring North Battleford
Aug. 21 - Sept. 3
 Exploring North Battleford at 100
Stuart Kasdorf, Douglas Rarog, Tara Yolan
The Pool Project: Courtney Milne
September 3 - October 27

It started serendipitously, as do so many things. We had lived for nine years on our stunning 80 acres of aspen parkland in Grandora, near Saskatoon. The pool came with the house, located right outside our patio door. Courtney frolicked in it, had diving contests with the nephews, and an annual birthday underwater swim to test his lung capacity – but he never photographed it.

Rivers Edge Quilting CLub
November 6 - December 15

Rivers Edge Quilting Club

Masquerade of Immortality: The Mask
December 18 – March 3 2014

This exhibition showcases contemporary Canadian mask makers. An aura of immorality transcends as we make the interconnection of the life of a mask and the relationship it has with its maker. As a mask maker, the creator of a replication of another face, you have a force of creation to cover an identity for the purposes of camouflage, intrigue, power, and invincibility. When the mask is passed on to a new owner so is the power of the mask and the effects it has on its wearer and observer.

 

Windows Gallery Exhibitions (2013) 


 

Fairy Tales: New Interpretation
January

Gallery Members Thematic Exhibition

February

The Art of Jean Humphrey

March

Works from Jay Kimball

April

Current Works from Grace Gerein


May

Remembering Amelia

OSAC
June

Artist Trading Cards: No Story Too Small To Trade

July

Battlefords Photography Club

August

The Art of Dana Standinghorn

September

The Art of Dana Standinghorn

October

The Art of Anne Sather

 

November/December


Gallery Members Exhibition
Theme: Angels Dwell Here

 

 

 

Main Gallery Exhibitions (2012)

Dimensions Growth 2012
June 1- July 23

The Saskatchewan Craft Council's biennial, open, juried, touring exhibition encourages and rewards excellence in hand-crafted work.

Mind the Gap
April 4 - June 3

Mind the Gap celebrates, with resounding exuberance, the wealth of talent amongst the diverse population of emerging artists in the province of Saskatchewan. The title refers to the often misguided term that Saskatchewan has recently come to be saddled with – the gap in the Canada’s geo-cultural landscape. The exhibition’s title also quotes the famous automated safety warning on the London tube, “Mind the Gap!” We do mind actually. And the world should mind Saskatchewan. This exhibition includes visual arts from 30 artists from 14 cities and towns across Saskatchewan.

A Dunlop Art Gallery Touring Exhibition

Artless Fabrications:
Carol Schmold

March 1 - 25

On January 1st, 2007, Carol Schmold embarked on a personal creative journey, creating a work of art each week for a year, which resulted in a collection of 52 small fibre works that she describes as “sincere textile compositions”. Seeing the fibre works as intimate extensions of the pages of her journal, Schmold’s works explore various fibre art techniques and approaches to image-making. The project began as a self-directed challenge, motivated by the desire to get back in touch with her artistic creativity, to explore new techniques in fibre art and discipline herself to work within an imposed deadline. The result is a visual journal of her exploration into her creative process, reflecting a personal design aesthetic and sensibility to materials. Through exhibiting these works, she offers viewers the opportunity to share in her journey, to witness her artistic growth and development through her dedicated practice, and hopes, that in viewing the work, others may be inspired to follow their own creative paths.

Campbell Tinning’s
The Newfoundland Paintings
January 4 - February 26

Campbell Tinning was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1910 and studied art at Regina College and at the Art Students’ League in New York. This exhibition of work was created during a trip to Newfoundland in the summer of 1949. Newfoundland joined confederation earlier that year and Tinning, a young artist fresh from his success as an Official War Artist, was fascinated by Canada’s newest province. Thirteen large watercolours in this exhibition were exhibited in Montreal in 1950 and have remained together as a group – passed on to his niece and nephew after his death in 1996.

Windows Gallery Exhibitions (2012)

Entangled: Twyla Exner
July 2012

Organized and toured by OSAC through its Arts on the Move program
Selected from the 2009 Call to Adjudicated Artists

Twyla Exner is interested in the relationships between cultural and natural production, consumption and waste, high and low technology, and biological and mechanical growth. Exner’s sculptures and drawings employ the notion of recreating the natural with the technological. Using wires, cords, and electrical connectors, she imitates plant pods, root systems and human physiological forms, reproducing hybrids of technology and nature that appear to be growing, evolving, reforming, overtaking and/or devouring electronic infrastructures and architectural spaces.

Karlie King - DeskArt (pronounced day-Kart, like the French Philospher)
June 2012

This body of artwork utilizes old wooden desk tops to visually explore and represent the ideas of French Philosopher Descartes. The desk tops were collected from Mervin School previous to its demolition in 2010.

 Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology - SIIT

May 2012

Adult 12 students of the 'Art 30 - Foundational Goals' Course

These exhibition pieces represent the culmination of student’s work over a 3 and a half month period in completion of requirements for Art 30 accreditation. Various techniques, methods, and medium were explored throughout the course. Using selected Saskatchewan artists and others’ work as a focus of student study; students were asked to simply create “something” meaningful or personal on a theme of significance to themselves, their community, or their culture as reflected through the use of re-versioned recycled materials. Additional selections represent student’s interpretation of “Dreams” limited to the use of stains, dyes, and paint on a wood medium and several group projects involving paper Mache with student determined themes.

 Watercolour Works by Mary Matilla and Margaret Hassan

April 2012

Mary and Margaret are members of the North Battleford art club. This is their first exhibition showcasing their love and appreciation of the art of watercolour.

Ou sont passes nos reves d'antan? Whither our dreams of yesteryear?

March 2012

Featuring the current Photographic Works of Claude Desnoyers. This exhibition is Claude’s contribution to this year’s celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first provincial francophone organization, the ACFC.

Love is But ............

February 1 - 26

Gallery Member Show

North Battleford
Photography Club

January 1 - 29

Recent Work by the North Battleford Photography Club

Main Gallery Exhibitions (2011)

Momentum:

December 1 –  31

Terry Billings, Chris Hodge, Holly Hildebrand, Dana Standinghorn, Audrey Fine Day, Joel Carignan, Karen Kowalski, Oriol Dancer and Karlie King group show with artists in the “Creative Partnership Program”

For the past two years the Chapel Gallery has played host to a pilot artist-in-residence project. A group of eight artists from the Battlefords region have worked collectively, developed their individual practices and shared studio space. This exhibition showcases some of the results and provides insights into the possibilities of artistic communities.

Only Human - Iris Hauser

October 19 - November 27

Iris Hauser is one of Saskatchewan’s most prolific artists and exhibits her work in solo and group exhibitions across the country. This exhibition explores timeless aspects of the human condition through the aegis of symbolic and metaphoric imagery. Critical to Houser’s development as an artist came after she graduated from art school in the 1970s and traveled through Europe honing the skills of figuration and hyper-realism that she has become known for. Hauser’s subjects often display complex psychological states that are set within intensely-lit spaces. Her work is dramatic; it often catches the viewer off guard and provokes reflections on presence, myth and self.

Leah Dorion: Country Wives

August 29– October 16

Leah Dorion’s paintings are as delightful and insightful as folk-art and as tactile as textiles. They tell stories that are universally familiar, but they are drawn from her life as Métis artist. This exhibition honors the role of Métis women in building their families, communities, and nations in the past. The paintings include women raising children, preparing food, collecting fire wood and the many other duties that were women’s responsibilities. The land and the special relationship Métis women cultivated through their work and spirituality is an overarching theme in Dorion’s art.

Meditations: Jean Sonmor

June 20 – August 28

“ I believe the very essence of what we call life is a constantly evolving, intelligent, creative force. The earth with it’s amazing diversity has the will, strength and creative genius to survive for a time beyond my imagining. Sometimes I wonder if there is a plan. Or is it like the act of painting where I begin with an idea and that idea seems to have a mind beyond my own which takes the work someplace else completely? Is the journey of all life like that? I wonder?”

– Jean Sonmor

A Wide Horizon: Terry Fenton

May 5 - June 19

These works by Saskatchewan artist Terry Fenton portray the Saskatchewan prairie landscape in an evocative way; a way in which anyone who has experienced Saskatchewan’s “living skies” can reminisce with at any given moment in time. Although they evoke a timeless quality, Terry has documented his time travel throughout Saskatchewan with these paintings, capturing exact moments of uninterrupted views of land and sky. The works presented here have been painted with oil paint on paper and are intimate in scale. Terry points out, “Because of their apparent lack of scenery, the open prairies haven’t been much painted by anyone. . . . I’m drawn south and west to the grasslands . . . because the color and light there is so luminous. Because the solutions found by painters from the past don’t work well in the wide-open spaces, I look for new ones.”

Motion Captured, Motion Denied:

Jody Greenman-Barber and Zane Wilcox

May 5 - June 19

The exhibition Motion Captured, Motion Denied presents the work of young, Saskatchewan contemporary ceramic artists Jody Greenman-Barber and Zane Wilcox. Although both artists work in very distinct and different approaches from each other, a commonality between their works is how each artist addresses the concept of motion. Jody’s work focuses on the representation of motion, while Zane’s work reflects a sense of stability or the denial of motion. Pushing the boundaries of wheel-thrown traditions and approaches while revolving her practice around the spinning motion of the pottery wheel, Jody’s work concentrates on the gestural qualities of clay and exaggerated wheel-thrown lines and forms. Zane’s work embodies a sense of immovability and stability, thus serving as an opposition to direct force or motion. This sense of stability, of permanence, then allows the work to serve as a reference point for the motion or physical movements of the viewer within the gallery space, as he or she moves around the works to take in the different angles and perspectives that they offer.

Joy of the Land: Dorothy Schmidt and Rigmor Clarke

March 23 – May 1

Joy of the Land brings together the works of Rigmor Clarke and Dorothy Schmidt: two artists who portray the beauty and harshness of the northern Saskatchewan landscape with passion and dedication. While both extend the Group of Seven tradition of rendering the Canadian landscape as pristine and unmarked by human intervention, they each employ different methods, references and approaches.

Flash: Terry Billings

February 2 – March 20

An immersive installation using video images, auditory recordings and other media, Flash constructs a space for the active contemplation of nature, beauty and the social sphere. What are the relations between nature and beauty or human and non-human? How do they mark the production and reception of art?

 Dorothy Knowles: Land Marks

November 3, 2010 – January 30, 2011

The latest exhibition of Dorothy Knowles's work, Land Marks, consisting of 27 paintings, is a retrospective glance of the work of this well-established and respected Canadian artist. This is her 81st solo exhibition of her work, a fact which speaks volumes about the social importance of her reputation. Curated by Terry Fenton. Touring through the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery.

Windows Gallery Exhibitions (2011)

Personal Map: My Journey

Joyful Sounds of Winter

November 30 - December 31

Postcard Themed Member Exhibition

Gallery Members Thematic Winter Exhibition

Canadian Content Art Quilt Exhibition

November 2 - 27

This impressive exhibition features a wide variety of materials and artistic styles. Each artist has visually interpreted their own experience as a western Canadian … portraying familiar sights, events, experiences, symbols or landscapes. Stylistically, each artwork reflects the artist’s current explorations or themes, as well as the unique motifs, palettes or techniques that characterize their work.Judy Weiss, the FAN organizer for ‘Canadian Content’ says, “This exhibition is very exciting for our group. We know that New Zealand has many skilled and talented fibre artists, and this exhibition establishes a new connection between our members and our southern contemporaries. We have many cultural and geographic differences, but we share a love of fibre as an interpretive medium for self-expression. We also share a common goal of promoting fibre as a contemporary art medium.”Title cards appearing with the artworks pinpoint the location of the artist within western Canada. In addition, an exhibition binder includes a biography, contact information and photos of other works by each of the artists.Viewers are encouraged to stop by the exhibition, and to give feedback to the artists in a guest book that will be on display with the artworks.  To view previous FAN exhibitions, visit http://www.fibreartnetwork.com

The Beat Goes On:
Teresa Gagne

September 7 - October 30

Art and music are universal languages. Making pottery and music are primal, therapeutic ways of expressing ourselves. By using clay to make musical instruments, two forms of ancient expression are combined in a contemporary fashion. The first percussion instruments probably were two rocks or sticks banged together. Ceramic instruments were made and used in ceremonies and rituals for millennium. It is an honour to fashion instruments with clay (decomposed rock), and carry on the traditions of our ancestors.

Member Show of Current Works

August 1 - September 4

This annual event provides the opportunity for all gallery artist members to show some of their current works of art produced since last summer. The show keeps getting better every year and it gives me great gratification to showcase these works.. Most works are for sale to provide our audience with the opportunity to own an original local work of art.

Transmitting Light

July 1- 31

Works from the Artist In Residence Mentorship Program featuring; Oriol Dancer, Karen Kowalski, Terry Billings, Joel Carignan, Chris Hodge, Dana Standinghorn, Karlie King, Holly Hildebrand, and Audrey Fineday. This exhibition works with the large outstanding windows in the window salon that illuminate the salon year round with various qualities of light pending the attitude of the day. Artist using various materials work with the theme ‘transmitting light’ and the vista and domination of a large row of cathedral pebbled glass windows

Transmitting Light invites artists to use light as a medium by working with translucent and transparent materials that allow the light of the ambulatory windows at the Chapel Gallery to shine through their work, or by shaping this light in some way. This exhibition is an open-ended experiment in light.

Honouring Individual Creation: Daphie Pooyak

June 6 - 30

“I go by feeling; the feeling is in the colour. My source of inspiration has been my mother and grandmothers who taught me to sew and design work that followed the traditional values of my people, the land, the ceremonies, and life. I want all children to be proud of who they are and where they come from” says Daphie Pooyak.

Grounded: Dawan Dey Harrish

May 1 - June 5

The fibre art creations of Dawna Dey Harrish express the artists’ humour, and visions in a vibrant display of tree scapes. Dawna loves the look, colour and feel of textiles and immerses herself in the creative process. Fibre and repurposed clothings, dressmaking fabrics and vintage gloves are the mainstay as the artist manipulates this medium in her own way the fabrics, using threadplay to enhance the surface, or exploring tactile embellishments.

Structured Inspirations

March 2- April 30

Works from Chris Hodge, Rosemarie Stadnyk, and Heather Hochbaum; students in the University of Saskatchewan Certificate in Art and Design program (USCAD) This preparatory program is a hands-on approach to incremental skill development with the ultimate goal of building a portfolio of work in one of sculpture, painting, watercolour painting, drawing or photography/digital imagery. The overarching goal is to prepare the student for degree credit studies.

My Gift wrapped with Love

February 2 - 27

What is a gift and what is love? How do we take something that has such significance and then position it into a gift? The visual challenge in this exhibition is to take something that has to be defined and then have it wrapped by something that can contain it. Just to focus on the exhibition premise the words alone can engender a visual landscape of marvel.

Blind Contour

January 5 - 30

This exhibition features a series of drawings by two artists – Sarah Jane Holtom’s drawings of her dog and Brandan Doty’s hockey drawings. Both artists use a drawing technique called blind contour – where the artist does not look at the drawing they are making, or only with quick glances, and instead they keep their eye on what they are drawing. In Sarah’s case her pencil crayon drawings of her aging dog nestled amongst pillows and carpets is handled in a delicate, beautiful light touch. Brandan drew the hockey drawings by watching a hockey game on television and keeping his eye on the puck and following its movement with a pencil or oil stick on a piece of paper on his lap. Both of these artists use the simplest of materials and the blind contour technique to make drawings that are conceptual.