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The Complacency of Seeing

Feb 15 - Mar 23, 2013
In February Rebecca Beardmore will be a visiting artist at The University of Alberta and SNAP is excited to present her newest body of work The Complacency of Seeing in the Community Gallery. Beardmore will be showing 12 new works on paper,...

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BIMPE VII

Jan 5 - Jan 31, 2013
SNAP‘s first exhibition of of 2013 is BIMPE VII, the Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, hailing from New Leaf Editions in Vancouver. This traveling juried exhibition of over 400 works showcases miniature prints measuring less than 15 cm x 20 cm....

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The Formation of the World

Oct 25 - Nov 24, 2012
Artist Statement: What is the shape of the universe? This question attracted me in early childhood. When a little girl drew the picture, it sometimes took the shape of a single cluster of grapes hanging from the vine, and at...

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Under the Influence

Oct 25 - Nov 24, 2012
SNAP presents Under the Influence, an exhibition of woodcut prints. In 2010 and 2011 Tad Warszynski mentored four artists in the art and technique of colour woodcut. The objective of this exhibition is to show the resulting work from this mentorship...

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30th Anniversary Portfolio Exhibition

Oct 5 - Oct 21, 2012
To commemorate our 30 year history as an artist-run centre dedicated to the proliferation of printmaking SNAP has commissioned a portfolio of 30 prints by local, national and international print artists. The portfolio features work from various individuals who’ve played a vital...

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Project Citizenship

Sep 21 - Sep 29, 2012
Over 25 inspiring stories of citizenship documented by the project will be showcased in film, photographs and mixed media. Special guests, Mayor Stephen Mandel and Associate Minister Frank Oberle will be in attendance. This exhibition showcases citizenship stories documented through...

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30th Anniversary Exhibition

Aug 8 - Sep 15, 2012
The Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists (SNAP) has promoted the creation and display of contemporary print art and the experimentation of new, emerging techniques since the opening of its first print shop in Edmonton’s Great West Saddlery Building. SNAP Gallery highlights artists...

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Locating Spirituality & From Objects to Icons

Jul 7 - Aug 8, 2012
Curatorial Statement: Locating Spirituality simultaneously acts as a retrospective of SNAP’s archival collection as well as an introspective display of the spaces depicted by artists working at SNAP over the past thirty years. Using an assortment of technical methods, these prints capture spaces...

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The Sunny Side of Edmonton

Jun 14 - Jun 30, 2012
Artist Statement: The Sunny Side of Edmonton is a celebration of landmarks and the emotions that they evoke about the place that we call home. Our climate goes through some extreme changes in season, which can produce a very cyclical...

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Micropolis 2.0

May 24 - Jun 6, 2012
Artists' Statement: Micropolis 2.0 explores urban life and the relationships between people and large cities. This enchanted universe made out of silkscreen cutouts and digital prints is intended to convey a sense of wonder, awe and contemplation. Looking though the...

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Walking on Walls

Apr 27 - May 19, 2012
The Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists (SNAP) is pleased to present the graduating exhibition of the 2012 class of the University of Alberta Printmaking Department. Opening May 26th is “Walking on Walls”, the seventh annual senior print exhibition held...

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In One Here and Out the Other

Mar 24 - Apr 23, 2012
Artist Statement: Originally from Saskatchewan and residing in Montréal for nearly twenty years, I am an illustrator and a self-taught screenprinter. Since 2004 I have run Bree,ree, a small scale print studio. Photography, illustration, collage, stencil and letterpress have all...

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Between Two Worlds

Mar 24 - Apr 23, 2012
Artist Statement: This body of work is a visual narrative of exploration and discovery between and within the two worlds of science and art. Each print has its genesis in the anatomy of specimens preserved in the University of Alberta...

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Oh…Know

Feb 16 - Mar 17, 2012
The Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists (SNAP) is pleased to announce the opening of Oh…Know, the first in a series of exhibitions and events that will celebrate SNAP’s 30th anniversary. Oh…Know is a dynamic exhibition featuring the work of two of SNAP's...

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Proof

Jan 12 - Feb 11, 2012
Artist Statement: As an artist I explore our constructions of everyday environments and events, and the nature of human dynamics that evolve within, around and throughout them. My work addresses seemingly mundane spaces and activities as physical constructions that reinforce...

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The Mine Field

Oct 13 - Nov 19, 2011
In 1953, Belgian artist Rene Magritte painted versions of an image titled, “Golconda” (translates as “Mine of Wealth”), that depicted male figures (presumably modeled on his own typical alter-ego self) floating in space on three planes of foreground, mid-ground and...

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Once Upon a Time

Sep 8 - Oct 8, 2011
Artist Statement: I speak of footprints, of scars, of passions, of dreams, of tall tales, of skin deep invisible maps that never stop being our own memories, becoming the highest point of our invention. Nudity and Purity. Soft and vulnerable...

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Eyes in the Wild

Aug 18 - Sep 3, 2011
Artist Statements: Tim Grieco The phrase “Eyes in the Wild,” when applied to the work of Tim Grieco, describes his exploration of the mythological origins of human consciousness, particularly those found in the Hebrew Bible. The tale of the first...

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