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Reinalie Jorolan

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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 […]

Russell Thomas

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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 […]

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 […]

Claire Beaulieu

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  Claire Beaulieu- Antoine started doing art when she’s fifteen though poster making for Parks Canada in Northwest Territories in 1970s. Claire’s style of painting depicts mostly her experiences living on her family’s trap line regaining her native culture after her years of living in non-native foster homes. In 1990s, Claire moved in a little […]

Sonia Burke-Smith

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  Sonia " Sister So" Burke-Smith is originally from Montreal,Quebec but has spent most of her life travelling and living in the Canadian North. She now resides in Fort McMurray,Alberta with her family. She is a self taught Visual Artist and has participated in many shows since making her work public in 2009. She is […]