Arts Alive and Well and the imagination is the only limit as the exhibit features 400 works from students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 from all of The Lethbridge area school districts. The other exhibit, This is Water, features some new and innovative work form University of Lethbridge MFA and BFA students.
So if you are at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery for the Electric Eye Music Festival, Saturday, May 9, don’t forget to check out their new exhibits, which run April 26-June 7.
The 38th annual event feature a variety of works ranging in styles from realism to more surreal works and sculpture.
Subject matter ranged from the fun to the political.
“We‘re always impressed by the high quality works that are submitted, said SAAG communications co-ordinator Nicole Hembroff.
While some works are by individual artists, others are collaborations between classes or duos.
The St Francis Grade 9 class submitted a sculpture called In the Marsh they made out of chicken wire and fabric.
Some students took a political route with their works exploring issues like female body image, aboriginal suicides and healthy eating.
“We have everything from 3-D printing to T-shirts,” Hembroff said adding other students actually created hand crafted books featuring calligraphy, drawings and found items like feathers.