January 05 – February 16
Opening Reception and Artists Talks:
January 05, 2018 7pm – 9pm
Alberta Printmakers, Calgary
For each exhibition, Alberta Printmakers invites an author to write a short essay on the work of the exhibiting artists. Read the essay by author and artist Amanda Clyne here.
Working primarily in printmaking, Katie Marie Bruce is an artist and educator who recently relocated to Lethbridge. She received her MFA from York University in 2015, where her thesis work on empathy, “felt knowledge” was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. In January, she will be speaking about her practice at the University of Lethbridge program ArtNOW, and has presented her work across Canada and in the UK, in exhibitions, residencies, and projects.
Christie Kirchner received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Drawing from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 2009, and completed a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking at York University in 2014. A dedicated arts administrator as well as a practicing artist, Christie is the former Director of the Alberta Printmakers’ Society and Artist Proof Gallery in Calgary, and is
currently the Manager, Grants and Philanthropy at the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada. She has exhibited in Eastern and Western Canada, and internationally in Europe.