Southern Alberta landscape focus of exhibit opening at Casa


By Mabell, Dave on April 29, 2017.

Southern Alberta’s topography offers an amazing variety of visual treats: lakes, mountains, rivers, hills, valleys. But sometimes we simply take it for granted.

Artworks can prompt us to take another look at some of these natural wonders, revealing features or aspects we haven’t really seen. Now we have an opportunity to experience that, with a series of exhibitions opening this evening at Casa.

Allied Arts Council curator Darcy Logan has layered “landscapes upon landscapes” for the multi-faceted show, running now until June 10. The artists are inviting viewers “to reconsider our landscape both physical and mental.”

“The Castle River and Porcupine Hills” are the focus for Lethbridge artist Blake Wilson and foothills resident Mike Judd. Their large canvas works underline the importance of the natural environment.

They’re sharing main-gallery space with “Pauses and Reflections” by Anne-Laure Djaballah, a Master of Fine Arts graduate of the

Article source: http://lethbridgeherald.com/news/lethbridge-news/2017/04/29/southern-alberta-landscape-focus-of-exhibit-opening-at-casa/

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