Artist Reception - February 28, 2020

Fri February 28 - Fri February 28, 2020
Artist Reception - February 28, 2020

Arts Commons
Arts Learning Center

Friday, February 28, 2020
Artist reception time: 5:30PM - 8:30PM

Join us on the last Friday every 3 months for the artist reception of the current gallery exhibitions at Arts Commons!

Showcasing the RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program in the Lightbox Studio, Window Galleries, Ledge Gallery, +15 Community Galleries in addition to the +15 Soundscape and Broadcast Lab installations, you’ll have a chance to meet the artists and mingle with the creatives who bring their inspiration to our building.

This is your opportunity to celebrate our current visual and media artists and have a deeper conversation about contemporary art. Artist receptions are free and open to all.

This venue IS wheelchair accessible.

Gender neutral accessible washrooms are available in this venue. Gender specific accessible washrooms are available by speaking with our Front of House Staff.

Arts Commons recognizes that we are situated on Treaty 7 Territory, and that this land has been stewarded since time immemorial by the people of the Treaty 7 region: the Blackfoot Confederacy, comprised of the Piikani, Kainai, and Siksika First Nations; the Stoney Nakoda, including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations; and the Tsuut’ina First Nation. These lands are also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

This space is accepting of all-types of difference, and all attendees have a right to feel safe at Arts Commons regardless of age, ancestry, colour, family status, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental disability, physical disability, place of origin, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or source of income (Alberta Human Rights Act). To this end, Arts Commons will not tolerate abusive or discriminatory behavior, please know that such behavior is grounds for removal from the event. If you experience or witness abusive or discriminatory behavior please speak with a member of staff.

Lightbox Studio: Avril Lopez “Made-up Orchard”
Window Galleries: Abi Buchberger “Faction”, Kaitlyn Copithorne “Land of Plenty”, Nada Khatib “Veil Or Frail: Modest Women”, and Ryan Puchalski “La Vie en Rose”
Ledge Gallery: Elijah Wells “Dialogue with a Bone Teacup”
Broadcast Lab: Kyle Whitehead “Interstices”
+15 Soundscape: C.R Gillespie “Concentration Patterns”
+15 Community Galleries: Migrante Calgary “Kwento't Litrato” Artists featured include: Anabelle Clarin, Cynthia Palmaria, Eileen Blanco Castillo, Eric Dizon, Lyla Luciano, Kim Gabrido, Lea Luciano, Len Jerusalem, Lionel Migrino, Lovella Penaranda-Dizon, Lynn, Marco Luciano, Novie Sambat, Qianyun Wang, Ruby Rosa G Navio, and Jay Zapata, as well as two photographers who have asked to remain anonymous.

 

This event takes place on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Blackfoot Confederacy (comprising the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations), the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda (including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations). The City of Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.