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Art can broadly vary in definitions depending on the relationship of the individual discussing it.  To Dirk van Wyk, creator under various mediums, art represents a deeper meaning than to most.    “I mistrust the word art,” said Dirk. “I believe that art is not a noun, but a qualifier....

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If the devil is in the detail, then recent Art Church featured artist Justina Smith has her work cut out for her.  At first glance, her paintings are alluring.  The kind that make you want to stop and take a longer look.  Some might say they are nearly whimsical, and...

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It is unlikely one would expect to find this gem of an art gallery in the tiny town of Black Diamond, Alberta. People often travel through Black Diamond as a gateway into the Kananaskis and south Rocky Mountain region, not quite far enough from Calgary to need to stop. Those...

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If there was ever an infinite potential recognized in a common material it is the result of the musings of Susan Kristoferson and how she works with paper. With a substantial educational background in the fine arts, Susan applies her wealth of knowledge to creating in ways that are unlike...

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  Storytelling can come in so many different forms.  To Crys Harse, story telling is a three dimensional endeavour involving texture and metals.    Stepping into Crys's workshop evokes a diverse set of emotions.  Many pieces of her art line shelves along walls, and each piece holds true to the...

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Inspiration is a multifaceted organism, and so to create based on a lifetime of diverse experiences results in a richness that is superb.  Karen Christensen has much to draw from in the artistic realm.  As a musician and gardener, her perspective on the world around her is real and open....

June 26, 2017  Continue Reading » Continue Reading »

Meet Frances Vettergreen

Making art is a personal endeavour, and when an artist works hard to put themselves into their work from more angles than one, the results can be connecting. Frances Vettergreen is more than just a painter, she is a woman of many hats.  Writer, poet, mother, and doctor, Vettergreen has...

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Meet Lorraine Whellams

Adaptability is a doorway to creativity, and to open one’s mind to the possibility of creating art is best done when fear is left at the door. That is what Lorraine Whellams does when she approaches her canvases. She does so with a tenacity and fearlessness that produces an end...

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I've been reflecting, again, on the waves of beautiful things flowing in and out of Bluerock Gallery that I feel privileged to be witnessing.  The flow of beauty is especially intense during these days of holiday shopping, PopUp Markets, and much gift-giving. Often enough someone falls in love with a beautiful...

December 11, 2016  Continue Reading » Continue Reading »

ART TALKS BACK -  a new experience of the gallery

Enter into a conversation with art and enhance your ability to see more deeply into yourself, others, and the world around you. Would you like to deepen your ability for compassion and empathy, and to strengthen your connection to others? Are you interested in enhancing your perception of the world...

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