Sidewalk Chalk Challenge

*Extend until August 31, 2020* As an organization that firmly believes in promoting art making for all age levels and with diverse mediums, we are pleased to announce that we will have monthly art challenges for anyone to participate in. Our first one that ran in the month of June was really enjoyable. Please watch out for our monthly posters on our... Read more...

“I would like to say something nice, but unfortunately when you’re whipped into submission, it’s not that pretty.”

The great Canadian artist Alex Janvier, now 85, still lives on the Cold Lake First Nation, still paints four or five hours a day, and is now more outspoken than ever, including on his experiences in one Canada’s residential schools. Janvier attended Blue Quills residential school in the town of St. Paul, northeast of Edmonton, from 1941 to 1950 and says... Read more...

Painting sold for world record price in Edmonton

Alex Janvier‘s 1981 acrylic on linen painting titled Wandering Child sold by Lando Auctions on Sunday for $35,400, about three times more than expected. The painting was estimated to sell for between $6,000 and $8,000. “It was quite surprising it sold for that high,” said Brent Luebke, auction manager at Lando Auctions. “There were lots of people bidding on the... Read more...

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