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Add to Calendar2017-10-27 18:30:00 2017-10-27 19:30:00 America/Edmonton Artist Walkthrough – Faye HeavyShield: Calling Stones (Conversations) Join artist Faye HeavyShield for a special tour of her solo exhibition Faye HeavyShield: Calling Stones (Conversations) on its opening night. 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Art Gallery of Alberta info@youraga.ca
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Faye HeavyShield, Untitled, 2016. Digital photograph. Image courtesy of the Artist.

Join artist Faye HeavyShield for a special tour of her solo exhibition Faye HeavyShield: Calling Stones (Conversations) on its opening night. Gain insight into the artworks on display, exhibition themes, and the artist’s practice.

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Faye Heavyshield photo

Faye HeavyShield is a member of the Blackfoot Confederacy from the Kainaiwa (Blood) Nation in the foothills of Southern Alberta. She is a fluent speaker of the Blackfoot language and studied at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, Alberta. The landscape of HeavyShield’s home community near Stand Off, Alberta is evident in her continuous use of natural materials and imagery found in her minimalist works. HeavyShield has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions across the Canada, including Nations in Urban Landscapes at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver, BC, rock paper river at Gallery Connexion, Fredericton, NB, Into the Garden of Angels at The Power Plant in Toronto, ON and blood at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery. Her work is found in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the McMichael Museum, Alberta Foundation of Art and the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Heard Museum in Phoenix, AZ, MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina, SK and the Kelowna Art Gallery, BC.

Audience:   Adult