... a place for local artists to create, share and thrive!

Posts by admin

2014 Boreal Artist AGM

Screen Shot 2013-06-21 at 6.10.36 PM

Welcome to the 2014 Boreal Artist Institute AGM! We will be hosting our Annual General Meeting followed by a small reception for the participants. Every one is welcome to attend. This will be held at Fort McMurray Port of Entry in November 10, 2014 at 5:30 to 6: 30 pm, followed immediately by a small […]

Boobs and Babes Event

Boobs and babes

Calll To all Visual Artists! We are looking for 2D Art work (drawings,collage Paintings Textiles) any poems,essays or stories for an upcoming exhibit tackling the subject of Breast Feeding . The hope is to provide marketing material that promotes breast feeding as the best choice for babies 1st food. This exhibit will be displayed in […]

Reinalie Jorolan

2014-08-14 23.22.37-2

Reinalie was born and raised in Ozamiz City, Philippines. She first explored oil and acrylic paint on canvas through a group of local artists in the Philippines. As a community development worker, most of her artistic subjects are reflections of cultural diversity, local scenery and life in the local community. She came to Fort McMurray […]

Alberta Culture Days 2014


  This year, Alberta Culture Days is scheduled from September 26 through 28.Alberta Culture Days began in 2008 as Alberta Arts Days, a one day event to recognize the value of Alberta's arts and cultural communities. Since then, it has expanded into a vibrant, three day event celebrated province wide which helped inspire the creation […]

Russell Thomas

Robin Williams

Russell Thomas is former politician turned interim executive director of Arts Council Wood Buffalo. Creatively driven, he writes almost every day on his Middle Age Bulge blog and often uses mind maps as a way of understanding systems and complex problems. He recently returned to doing watercolour portraits, a selection of which are featured on […]

Carmen Wells


Transplanted from Vancouver Island in BC, I have resided in Fort McMurray since 2011, and am still excited about the possibilities. I have shown various works in group shows at MacDonald Island Gallery, and am currently the PR Officer for the Wood Buffalo Artists Forum. I have a Graphic Design Diploma, and am an ongoing […]

“Let’s Get Sketchy”

Let's Get Sketchy

  When: November 30, 2013, 6:30 to 8 pm Where: Keyano Gallery and Theatre lobby Cost: Free with food   Description:  Interdisciplinary, classic, rhythmically captivating, poetic, sketchy!!! "Let's Get Sketchy!" will offer a full circle art experience for everyone. This is an interdisciplinary collaborative event which will have live sketching of period characters, poetry writing, live music, food and fun Instagram […]

Dave Martin


A Canadian citizen since '86, Dave's family moved to Alberta from Thatcher's England, when many collieries, steel works, and potash mines were shut. Dave Martin currently lives, teaches, writes and plays in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Dave has had the privilege of teaching Kindergarten, the  Life Skills Program and Music. Dave had the honour of being a […]

Unveiling of Northern Women


A group exhibit of female artists from the north, showcasing different facets of life, both tradional and modern. This show presents mature subjects that depicts  women's inner strengths, beauty, spirituality, power shifts and sexuality.     Venue:  Keyano College Gallery Date: September 28, 2013, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Duration of the show: Sept. 27-October 16 […]

About Alberta Culture days Celebratio...


Alberta Culture Days began in 2008 as Alberta Arts Day, a one-day event to recognize the value of Alberta's arts and cultural communities. There were 100 events held in 30 communities across the province, and a flagship celebration at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary. Since then, it has expanded into a vibrant, three-day, […]