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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe. We also acknowledge all of the Indigenous, Inuit and Métis peoples who make Alberta their home today.

Wendy Toogood

Photo: Courtesy of the Artist

Wendy Toogood was born in Bristol, England in 1947; she has lived in Canada since 1952 and she is a Canadian citizen. She graduated from the Alberta College of Art (Calgary) in 1969; she did post graduate work at the Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in 1970. Toogood lived in Toronto from 1970 through 1974; during this time she spent six months touring extensively in Europe. She return to Calgary in 1974 and lived there until 2006 when she moved to Nakusp, BC. She was an Instructor at the Alberta College of Art & Design (ACAD) from 1975 to 2006. Toogood has received a number of awards including: Awarded the designation of Lecturer Emeritus by the Alberta College of Art & Design 2009; a number of Canada Council grants;  Alberta Achievement Award, 1984; Lieutenant Governor's Award, Winnipeg Art Gallery (Best in Show: Reflections Exhibition), 1984; Prize for Excellence, and, The Outstanding Entry Award; Canadian Guild of Crafts, 1971; Canadian Guild of Crafts Exhibition, Toronto; work chosen by the National Gallery of Canada for the Four Hangings Exhibition, which toured Canada, 1970; in 1987 she was nominated for the Saidye Bronfman Award by the Alberta Craft Council. In 2002 she received an Alberta College of Art & Design Alumni Award of Excellence.

Hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 11am-5pm
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Admission

AGA members
FREE
Youth 0-17
FREE
Alberta students 18+
FREE
Out-of-province students
$10
General admission
$14
Seniors 65+
$10

Location

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1

780.422.6223
info@youraga.ca

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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe. We also acknowledge all of the Indigenous, Inuit and Métis peoples who make Alberta their home today.