We've had some time over that past months to dust off the archives at the West End Gallery. One article stands out for us, after recently celebrating our 45th anniversary in business this past May.
In 1975, a small gallery opened in the west end of Edmonton on 95 Avenue and 156 Street. This article, showing its age by stating:
"The new West End Gallery is conveniently located on the northeast corner of 95th Ave and 156 St. It has been located to fulfill the needs and desires of residents of the rapidly expanding southwest and western part of the city now so easily accessible by the Whitemud freeway"
Below is the full article as well as a close up that maybe a bit more readable. We hope you enjoy going down memory lane as much as we did!
Graff's mastery of mixed media is evident in his dramatic paintings that seamlessly weave together the opulence of metallic leafing, the subtlety of transparent colour glazes, and the sleek finish of high-sheen resin. This chemistry of materials breathes life into his canvases, crafting a dance of depth and luminosity that invites the viewer to explore every inch.
We invite you to step closer, let your eyes wander, and allow your mind to engage with the elemental forces that inspire David Graff's extraordinary art.
Nathalie Lapointe's artistic journey is a testament to the strength of passion and perseverance. Her distinct style and technique have captivated audiences and earned her a deserving place in the Canadian art scene. Her commitment to the art community and dedication to her craft inspire aspiring artists everywhere. In conclusion, Lapointe's journey is a testimony to the power of artistic talent, hard work, and determination.
Step into the world of Peter Wyse, an artist who brings to life the magical relationship between nature and the human imagination with every brush stroke. In his latest masterpiece, we witness Wyse's use of vibrant colours and lively wildlife, which showcases his mastery of whimsical artistry. Let's discover the detailed techniques and heartfelt inspirations behind his latest collection, which celebrates the joy of creation and the profound tranquility of the natural world.