TALKS
Artist talks are free and all are welcome to attend!

UPCOMING TALKS & EVENTS

EXHIBITION WALK-THROUGH: A PEA CAN BE CHOPPED UP AND REASSEMBLED INTO THE SUN

Date: Friday, May 28  

Time: 7 PM 

Location: FacebookLive

(https://www.facebook.com/228399860562366/posts/3993014167434231/)

Fee: FREE

The four artists and collectives - Phomohobes, Paul Robles, Gerry Ruecker, and Rhayne Vermette - in A Pea Can Be Chopped Up and Reassembled into the Sun talk about their works in this exhibition and how collage allows them to create undreamed of fantasy spaces. 

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PAST TALKS

ONLINE ARTIST TALK & STUDIO TOUR: VERA SALTZMAN

Date: Wednesday, April 28  

Time: 7 PM 

Location: Zoom video conference

Fee: FREE

Award-winning photographic artist Vera Saltzman will share her unique hybrid of digital and analogue photography techniques, give viewers a glimpse into her makeshift developing lab, and talk about her unconventional path to becoming an artist. Known for her authentic and empathetic portraits of people and locales, Saltzman will discuss how creating a sense of place and a record of the intangible drives her creative practice.

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Vera Saltzman, Land Yachts, digital photograph, 2014.

THE ARTIST IS IN

Date: Wednesday, March 10

Time: 7 pm

Location: Zoom video conference

Fee: Free

Get to know ceramic artists in your community! The Artist Is In is a forum for discussion featuring short presentations by artists about their work. The AGR has invited KC Adams (Winnipeg), Carole Epp (Saskatoon) and Brenda Wolf (Regina) to share their practices as they resonate or contrast with our scheduled main gallery exhibition, Tend, featuring a profusion of porcelain flowers and bulbs sculpted by Ruth Chambers.

 

Audience members are encouraged to ask questions following these presentations. AGR staff member Sandee Moore will direct questions to the panel as a whole and engage our Zoom audience in discussion about these artists’ diverse and innovative approaches to this challenging medium.

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KC Adams, Brenda Wolf and Carole Epp will participate in The Artist Is In discussion forum. Images courtesy of the artists.

WILF PERREAULT VIRTUAL STUDIO TOUR

Date: Wednesday, February 24

Time: 7 pm

Location: Facebook Live

Watch the archived video anytime on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Art-Gallery-of-Regina-228399860562366/videos/263562271878525/

Fee: Free

Get a peek inside Wilf Perreault’s studio. Wilf will guide you through an intimate tour of his studio and creative process. See works in-progress, hear about the challenges (and engineering solutions) of producing large-scale paintings and enjoy the enthusiastic hospitality of this celebrated painter.

 

Wilf Perreault’s work is held in numerous institutional collections, his work was the focus of a solo exhibition at the MacKenzie Art Gallery in 2015, and, among many awards, he is a recipient of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit (2016). His artwork celebrates the often overlooked beauty of Regina’s urban landscape in every season. Perreault is represented by Mayberry Fine Art (Winnipeg & Toronto), Peter Robertson Gallery (Edmonton), Nouveau Gallery (Regina).

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Wilf Perreault in his studio. Photo by Don Healy, Regina Leader-Post.

Martha Cole

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

7 PM

By popular request from its members, the Art Gallery of Regina presents an artist talk by celebrated fibre artist Martha Cole. Exhibiting nationally and internationally for 60 years, Cole is a recipient of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit (2017) and the 2109 Saskatchewan Arts Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

A selection of Matha's quilted textile-based works will be on-view the evening of February 19th only.

Wide Berth: Dance Performance

February 8, 2020

7:30 PM

Guided by an exploration of the unexpected and a commitment to collaboration, FadaDance Troupe perform a new 20-minute work entitled Wide Berth developed in response to Todd Gronsdahl's exhibition The Saskatchewan Maritime Museum at the Art Gallery of Regina. FREE.

 

The Artist Is In: Artists’ Forum

January 23, 2020      

7 PM

Get to know artists in your community. The Artist Is In is a forum for discussion featuring short presentations by artists about their work. Audience members are encouraged to ask questions. Regina artists Sylvia Ziemann, Rob Bos and Frans Lotz will relate elements of their artistic practices, such as model-making and fictional personae, to Todd Gronsdahl’s exhibition The Saskatchewan Maritime Museum on view in the AGR’s main gallery until February 22, 2020.

 

Todd Gronsdahl

December 12, 2019

7:30 PM

Art Gallery of Regina

Todd Gronsdahl will lead gallery visitors through his prodigious art project: The Saskatchewan Maritime Museum. This exhibition walk-through provides viewers with insights into the artist’s creative process: imaging and bringing to life fictional figures, artifacts and histories.

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Dawn Candy

September 28

7:00 PM

(presented in partnership with the Regina and Area Potter's Guild)

 

Amalie Atkins

September 27 

7:30 PM

Art Gallery of Regina

 

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