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We are now booking private personal or on-line appointments for complimentary evaluations of your artwork on either Saturday, April 18 or Saturday, April 25 from 12:00 - 4:00pm.

Michael Gibson has 30 years of experience writing professional fine-art appraisals for re-sale, insurance, estate planning or donation purposes. The gallery is a member in good standing of the Art Dealers Association of Canada and has extensive experience in appraising International and Canadian contemporary and historical art.

Michael Gibson is President of the Michael Gibson Gallery. Upon completion of his BBA at Bishop's University, Gibson opened a gallery in downtown London in 1984. A Past President of ADAC, he served on the Board of Directors for nine years. Michael has built a successful business...

Total Transportation solutions arrive in Calgary to pick up Mark Mullin's April exhibition.  That's a big truck for 12 paintings!


Since October 2014, Calgary artist Erik Olson has been living in Dusseldorf Germany studying at the famed Kunstakademie as Peter Doig's guest student.  During Associate Director's European March 2015 trip, she spent three days with Erik visiting the amazing commercial and public galleries in Dusseldorf, enjoyed a few drinks down by the mighty Rhine River, attended the opening of the Sigmar Polke exhibition in Cologne, and had studio visits with Erik and his fellow Doig classmates.  Here are some highlights:



The Kunstakademie in Dusseldorf


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Release of the Thistledown, Oil on Masonite, 1958, 36 x 48 in. Sold for $24,120 (including buyers premium)


Two Clark McDougall paintings sell for record prices at Waddington's March 5, 2015 Canadian Art Online Auction.


Positioned on the cover of the auction catalogue and heavily promoted by the auction house, Clark McDougall's "Release of the Thistledown" painting sold at Waddingtons, Toronto auction for a record $24,120 (including buyers premium) on March 5, 2015.  Another painting, from the same private collection, "Interior Bucke's Chicken Coop" did just as well selling for $24,000 (including buyers premium).


Waddington's wrote the following about "Release of the Thistledown":  Blending the brushstrokes of Van Gogh and the colour of the Fauves with bold...


Aganetha Dyck & Diana Thorneycroft included in Miami exhibition "Attitudes in Latitudes: The Northern Wild Explores the Tropics" at the Art Centre South Florida


Curated by Ombretta Agró Andruff   ON VIEW March 14 – April 26, 2015

Evin Collis | Aganetha & Richard Dyck | Erin Josephson-Laidlaw | Heather Komus | Lucinda Linderman | Anja Marais | Ana Méndez | Andrew Nigon | Christina Pettersson | Dominique Rey | Diana Thorneycroft | Antonia Wright

PREVIEW & ARTIST TALK Saturday, March 14 | 7pm
OPENING RECEPTION Wednesday, March 18 | 7-10pm
CURATOR WALKTHROUGH Wednesday, April 8 | 7pm

Attitudes in Latitudes which spans over both the Richard Shack Gallery and Project 924 is the result of the curator’s research trip to Winnipeg. The exhibition th...


Wanda Koop has two upcoming exhibitions in Washington, DC beginning in March.

'SEEWAY' will be exhibited in two parts: One exhibition will open at the Canadian Embassy on March 17th, and run until September 4th.  The second exhibition will open at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on March 20th, and run until May 15th.

View Wanda Koop's work HERE


Jason McLean Featured in Issue Magazine

Jason McLean is interviewed by fellow Canadian artist Ryan Sluggett in the newest issue of arts and culture magazine Issue.

Click HERE to read the full article

Associate Director Jennie Kraehling spent three weeks in February & March travelling to Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, TEFAF in Maastricht and Düsseldorf for a visit with Erik Olson.


Wanda Koop has a new exhibition "VIEW from HERE" at the Winnipeg Art Gallery from February 21 until May 31.

Wanda  Koop’s new suite of paintings both affirms and disrupts two quite different genres: landscape and portraiture. Using ink and acrylic on canvas, these nine-by-seven-foot works use landscape tropes to compose immense and surreal human heads that seem to float in ambiguous space. Unmoored from any depiction of the body, their scale demands a paradoxical bodily encounter with the viewer, one that parallels the artist’s physical engagement with both medium and ground in creating them.

Each of the eight heads recalls elements of one of Koop’s earlier landscape series, such as Satellite Cities, Native Fires, and Deep Bay, and all pose existential questions about who we are, how w...


Canada House in Trafalgar Square opens featuring Canadian artworks including Gathie Falk sculpture.

There are 291 pieces of Canadian art on display at Canada House. They include works by: Emily Carr, Group of Seven member Arthur Lismer, Photographer Edward Burtynsky, Sculptors Gathie Falk and Joe Fafard.



On February 19, The Queen officially re-opened Canada's newly refurbished high commission in London, after years of an extensive renovation.  Canada's High Commissioner Gordon Campbell said that Canada House serves as the country's "front door"for people in the United Kingdom.