On at the small gallery at Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatoon is a show based on plein air painting by a group of Saskatoon artists who spent two days out at the Park last summer and fall. The show is on until the end of January, and on Saturday Jan 18 a special ‘show day’ will be held. If you can’t get out there that day, check with the regular hours on their site.

‘Wanuskewin en Plein Air’ Art Exhibition and Sale
January 6th to 31st, 2014 at Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4:30 pm, Saturday 11 am – 3 pm, closed Sunday
In 2013 artists Anne McElroy, Bobbi Clackson-Walker, Brett Schiissler, Celeste Delahey, Dianne Allen, Dianne Schiissler, Gloria Wingerter, Karen Stobbe, Lorraine Khachatourians, Louise Roy, Marie Kemmer, Marina Melchoirre, Paige Mortensen, Patricia Clarke, Tim Fahl, Val Miles, Valerie Borycki, Valerie Poulin, and Wendy Pahl spent two days in the Wanuskewin landscape creating a response to the environment. This exhibition is the visual journal of their experience.

 

Susan Shore, of the Escape Artists, is having a solo show, ‘Changing Seasons’, at the Meewasin Valley Centre Gallery.
The show runs from November 3 to December 31.
The Meewasin Valley Centre is open to the public daily and is at 402 Third Ave South, just off the southwest side of the Broadway Bridge.

This Saturday, August 31, some members of the Escape Artists will be participating in the PotashCorp Fireworks Festival Fine Art Show presented by the Pomegranate Artists Group.

It will be located on the sidewalk and street in front of Remai Arts Centre – 100 Spadina Crescent East.

The show will run from 11 AM – 8 PM on Saturday, August 31, 2013.

Art displayed from the show can be purchased, come and celebrate our local artists!

Some of the artists that featured at the show are listed below:

Autumn is definitely upon us. With our first snow of the season, we start to turn inwards.

This autumn, the Escape Artists have decided to take a hiatus for their usual ‘Art by the Hearth’ show. For various reasons, we decided that the time wasn’t right for this fall.

However, various members of the group will be participating in local shows during November, so you will have a chance to see some of their work at these events. Here is a list of dates and places for those shows:

‘Handmade for the Holidays’ at Framer’s Edge, 245 3rd Avenue South (5th Floor) Saskatoon .
Saturday November 3, noon to 5 pm.
The 34th Annual Saskatchewan Artists Show for the Saskatoon Boys and Girls Club at the Western Development Museum.
November 3, 10am – 5 pm
November 4, 11am – 4 pm
November 9, 2 – 8 pm
November 10, 10 – 4 pm
‘Little Gems Exhibition at the Mix Artist Collective Studio is located at 539 24th Street East Saskatoon (the little white house behind Knox United Church).
November 16, 4 – 9 pm
November 17, 12 – 4 pm
November 18, 12 – 4 pm
10th Annual Artists for Alternative Radio, for CFCR, at Riverside Golf and Country Club, Saskatoon.
November 17, 7:00 pm viewing, with the live auction following at 8:30pm.
‘The Tree’, Art at Will, at The Woods Alehouse, 248 2nd Ave N
December 1 – March 1
Orchard Holistic Chiropractic, 16-1501 8th St E, Saskatoon (Cumberland Square). Michelle has works there for November and December.
Persephone Pomegranate Gallery Christmas show, Persephone Theatre.
November 19 to December 31.

Over the next two weekends, some of the Escape Artist group members are participating in ‘Artists of the Pomegranate Gallery’. Michelle Cates, Susan Shore and Connie Schuler are among the artists in these shows. This Saturday, the show is at Persephone Theatre, and next week, at Victoria School as part of the Broadway Street Fair. So come out on for some summer’s end art shows!

Linda is having a show at the Meewasin Valley Centre of her works from Costa Rica. Opening reception is Sunday July 8 with a talk by the artist at 2 pm.

 

Thanks to everyone who came out and made our third annual ‘Art by the Hearth’ show a success. Lots of visitors, cooperative weather, and good companions made for an enjoyable weekend.

You can see some photos on our flickr link to the left.

We wish you all a Happy Holiday and all the best for 2012!



This month the Escape Artists were able to get together a couple of times and make some plans for the fall.

First, Linda has returned to Costa Rica, and will be back in December, with some new works based on her life in the jungle and mountains there.

Second, Michelle has begun a new venture, a framing business, called ‘Framer’s Edge’. It is now open in the Glengarry Building, 245 3rd Ave S, 5th floor. She is now open for business and will be having a Grand Opening on October 21st and 22nd. Be sure to check out the great stairwell.

Third, the Escape Artists will have their 3rd Annual ‘Art by the Hearth’ fine art show and sale on December 9 and 10. Mark your calendars. Details will follow soon.

So things are happening for the Escape Artists this autumn. We hope you have been enjoying our spectacular weather!

Reflections of Canada

by the shore”

 An Art Exhibit by  Susan Shore

Opening Reception, Sunday May 1 2011 at 1 pm

Meewasin Valley Centre Gallery

402 Third Avenue South

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

306-665-6888

Refreshments will be served

The show continues from May 2 – June 27

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