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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.

150+ Alberta Artists

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Paddy Lamb

Paddy Lamb is a Canadian, Irish, Ulster-Scots, Quaker, Huguenot, Celtic, Proto-Indo-European citizen of the world. 

Born in Armagh, Northern Ireland, he studied Modern History at Trinity College, Dublin, and Physical Education and History as a post-graduate at the University of Alberta. He moved to Canada in 1985 and worked as a historian and archivist before devoting himself to a full-time career as a visual artist. His work is strongly influenced by history, memory and social culture, offering a personal narrative concerning human migration and attachment to the land.

Paddy is the recipient of various scholarships and awards. In 2009 and 2011 he received a fellowship and residency at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle, Co. Mayo. He has also been awarded residencies at the Thomas Gushul Studio in Blairmore, Alberta, The Ortona Armoury in Edmonton and 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects in Newfoundland.

Sydney Lancaster

Sydney Lancaster is an Edmonton-based multidisciplinary artist and writer. Her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in public, artist-run, and commercial galleries in Alberta, BC, Ontario, Quebec, and Newfoundland.

Emmanuel Bara Layila

Artist Emmanuel Layila was born in Juba, Sudan in 1972. At age of 14 he left Juba, during civilian war in Sudan, and moved to Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan. There he studied Fine Arts and graphic design at the Sudan institute of Fine Art. Additionally, he studied drama and photography. His career has extended to theatre performance, graphic design, teaching, and directing.

The conceptual themes behind and throughout his journey of three body studies is to employ understanding and to deliver the truth. In 1999 he moved to Cairo, Egypt where he began teaching fine art. Emmanuel has exhibited internationally throughout his artistic career, sharing his Sudanese heritage around the world. He was represented by the Townhouse Art Gallery in Egypt.

He immigrated to Canada in 2005 to Edmonton, Alberta with his family. On his artistic journey in Edmonton he was the recipient of the Arts and culture Award for Recognizing Immigrant Success & Excellence (RISE) in 2008 from the Edmonton Council and is now represented at the Art Rentals and Sales Gallery at the Art Gallery of Alberta.

Carol Ljuden

Carol Ljuden graduated from Emily Carr College of Art and Design (honours) and received her MFA in painting from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 1989, where she was a finalist for the Massachusetts Fine Arts Fellowship Award. Returning to Canada in 2000, she received memberships in the Alberta Society of Artists, Society of Canadian Artists and Federation of Canadian Artists. Ljuden is currently based in Edmonton and feels a connection to the Canadian landscape. Her work endeavours to lead the viewer on a shared journey into fields, hills and shaded trees.

Amy Loewan

Amy Loewan RCA, who is of Chinese origin, was born in Hong Kong. She immigrated to Canada and has been based in Edmonton since 1978. She received her MFA in painting from the University of Alberta in 1995. Loewan is celebrated for her dedication to creating artwork that promotes peace and human understanding. Since 2001, her large scale multimedia installations have included A Peace Project and Illuminating Peace, both of which aimed to dissolve cultural boundaries and were exhibited across Canada and internationally.

Sheila Luck

Sheila Luck (b.1959) began her artistic pursuits with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (1982) and a Masters of Visual Arts (1985) from the University of Alberta.  With six solo shows and numerous group exhibitions to her credit, she has also been a sessional instructor of painting and drawing at the University of Alberta since 1990.  Her work is in the collections of the Alberta Art Foundation, Art Gallery of Alberta, Mendel Art Gallery, Moose Jaw Art Museum, Triangle Artists Collection, University of Alberta, University of Lethbridge, Westburne Collection and the Winspear Centre, Edmonton.

Jonathan Luckhurst

Jonathan Luckhurst currently lives and works in Edmonton, Canada. He has experimented widely with his photographic work - incorporating paper negatives, photocopies, charcoal and projection into his highly layered process. More recently, he has begun to explore sculpture and the ways in which he can bring elements of botany, sustainability and education into fully immersive works.

Luckhurst is the recipient of several grants from the Canada Council for the Arts (ACDI), the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the Edmonton Arts Council. His work is part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts permanent collection. His first solo exhibition was in 2010 at WAVE Gallery (Brescia, Italy) and in 2011 his first book was published by WAVE Editions.

In 2015 Luckhurst participated in the Vancouver Biennale International Residency Program where he created a large scale three-panel photographic intervention in a public space that explored the intersection of human made structures and the natural environment.

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Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

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

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Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1

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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.