Art Gallery of Alberta

Media Advisory

Edward Burtynsky to participate in Media Conference at the Art Gallery of Alberta

September 16, 2010

EDMONTON, ABThe Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) will mark the opening of the exhibition EDWARD BURTYNSKY: OIL with a media conference and exhibition preview on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 11 am. The exhibition preview will be led by the artist Edward Burtynsky with representatives from the AGA.

EDWARD BURTYNSKY: OIL features 55 large-scale, colour photographs by internationally acclaimed Canadian artist Edward Burtynsky. The exhibition surveys the artist’s decade-long journey around the world to chronicle the life-cycle—production distribution and use—of the fuel that has shaped the modern world: oil.

Media is invited to attend:

What: Media Conference and Exhibition Preview


Edward Burtynsky, Artist
Gilles Hébert, Executive Director, Art Gallery of Alberta
Catherine Crowston, Deputy Director / Chief Curator, Art Gallery of Alberta
Don McEwen, Director Scotia Private Client Group, Central and Northern Alberta
Cynthia Hansen, VP Finance, Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

When: Friday, September 17, 2010, 11 am

Where: Art Gallery of Alberta, Ledcor Theatre (lower level)

To RSVP, please contact:
Oksana Gowin, Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
T: 780.392.2466 E: