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Winter 2018 Art Exhibitions at the LMC

November

Lacombe Handicraft & Lapidary Guild

This group of creative individuals work in a vast array of mediums from beads, silver, antler, copper, wire and stone.  They create functional and decorative decor, jewelry and more.   The guild meets every Wednesday evening from 7 to 9pm downstairs in the Kozy Korner to share skills with one another.  Guests and new members are always welcome.

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Beaded Jasper necklace, Carolyn Cave

 

Woodlands

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition program is proud to share this stunning exhibition with you.  Created by Indigenous artists in Canada, it features paintings by Linus Woods that capture the spirit and personality of the animals that inhabit Alberta’s boreal forests.  Angelique Merasty Levac is an acclaimed master of the traditional craft of birch bark biting, a process of dentally perforating designs into folded thin sheets of birch bark to make a mark or pierce the surface.  Caribou Hair Tufting & Beadwork pieces created by Anna Chohkolay, Moose Hair Tufting by Dolly Metchoyah, Quillwork by Doris Duntra and Rose Nande, and Embroidered / Beaded work by Louise Dahdona, Nora Talley, and Sharon Rose Kootenay.

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Moose Hair Tufting, Anna Chohkolay

 

December

Central Alberta Woodworker’s Guild

Come visit the upstairs foyer to view the beautiful works created by local woodworkers.  Taking various types and sizes of wood, this guild creates toys, functional and artistic items perfect for gift giving.  They meet the third Thursday of each month at the wood working shop on the Burman University Campus.  Guests and new members are welcome to visit, and learn from the masters!

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Ball & Chain, Merv Krivoshein

 

Shamrock & Thistle Textile Art Exhibition

Margaret Blank and Mary Wilton capture the Scottish highlands with their beautiful fibre art.  Working with textiles, needle felting, quilting and applique, these talented women recreate beautiful memories from their travels.  Florals, landscapes, brickwork and abbeys all created for you to immerse yourself in.  You will think you are looking at photographs of Scotland, but you’re not!

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View from Eileen Doonan, Marg Blank