Past Exhibitions at Art Gallery of Swift Current
At AGSC March to April, 2020
Catherine Blackburn melds traditional form with contemporary design in New Age Warriors, using the framework of beading to explore cultural identity, memory, and history.
At AGSC January 11 to March 1, 2020
Archival images celebrating the everyday life and ongoing resilience in First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities from the 1920’s through the 1970’s – featuring historical photos from Maple Creek and Lac Pelletier, and nationally from Archives Canada.
At AGSC November 9, 2019 to January 4, 2020
Artist Marsha Schuld of Rush Lake, SK works in a variety of media including painting, needlework, stained glass and printmaking to document, celebrate and draw attention to the wonderful birds we have in Saskatchewan.
At AGSC September 10 to November 3, 2019
Kent Tate is an award winning Canadian artist/filmmaker whose work explores the dichotomy between tranquility and activity in our natural and manufactured worlds.
At AGSC July 13 to September 1, 2019
Featuring the work of professional artists of Southwest Saskatchewan, in complement to the Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current.
At AGSC May 13 to June 30, 2019
Territory, history and our connection to the beings that reside in those places past & present. Stop animation films, puppets and handcrafted film sets.
At AGSC March 9 to May 5, 2019
Samskāra thematically focuses on energy, the repetitive patterns humans undertake, and the interrelationships of land and animals.
At AGSC January 7 to March 2, 2019
Regina artist, Zane Wilcox presents sculpture and installation which engage viewers in a vocabulary of planes, mass, texture, angles, edges and space.
At AGSC November 3 to December 30, 2018
The 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War has been an opportunity to examine the little studied area of Canadian craft related to war. Trench art is a tradition of creating wartime souvenirs that date back to the early eighteenth century and which continue to this day.
At AGSC September 8 to October 28, 2018
Retailles offers an insight into Fafard’s exploration of the laser-cut process and his creative renderings of its by-products. This show presents a collection of laser-cut and welded metal sculptures along with embossed and woodcut prints.
At AGSC July 3 to September 1, 2018
Dimensions is the Saskatchewan Craft Council’s open, juried, touring exhibition of Saskatchewan Fine Craft. This dynamic exhibition features 35 carefully selected works in a wide variety of craft media.
At AGSC April 28 to June 24, 2018
NO. I do not speak Cree is an exhibition of paintings, prints and sculptures that expresses and examines artist Audrey Dreaver’s experience with Cree language loss and considers whether her inability to speak Cree means that she is less Cree.
At AGSC March 3 to April 22, 2018
At AGSC January 6 to February 25, 2018
For this exhibition of paintings by Grant McConnell the artwork is derived from an ongoing investigation into the work of Diego Velasquez* – particularly his royal portraits. McConnell positions Velasquez’s subjects within a Canadian historical context. Canada, in all its crude beauty, becomes the new ground for these royal figures, who are given new purpose in the colonies. – MJM&AG
At AGSC November 4 to December 30, 2017
Artist, Heather M. Cline of Regina presents a national touring exhibition of paintings and new media audio works, entitled Quiet Stories from Canadian Places. This project is in response to Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations. This exhibition explores shifting the traditional role that painting has played in documenting history from official portraiture and pivotal historical moments to documenting Canadian places that are significant to everyday people and simple moments.
At AGSC September 9 to October 29, 2017
Large oil paintings by Maple Creek artist, Geoff Phillips. This artist is interested and concerned with the natural history and heritage of the prairie landscape. In the exhibition Geoff focuses on the plant life which thrives across the diverse landscape experienced in southwest Saskatchewan.