Exhibits & Gallery Events

The mandate of the Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery is to present in-person and virtual exhibitions of work by local artists, as well as stimulate creativity by showcasing art never seen before in the province. We promote, connect, and support artists, art-lovers, and the community through a variety of programming. Our efforts contribute to the dialogue of contemporary art and stimulate engagement with the art, along with cultivate creative community.

See our submission guidelines and upcoming calls for art submissions by clicking here.

The Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery is curated by award-winning artist and arts advocate Alexis Marie Chute.

EXHIBIT TITLE: “INGRAINED IN TIME”

Venue: Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery

Address: 5411-51 Street, Stony Plain, AB

Hours: Monday – Friday, 11am – 4pm

Exhibit Dates: January 25 – April 19, 2024

Admission: Free

Description: “Ingrained in Time” embraces old processes, film grain, and a classic style of personal photographic documentation. From the casual snapshot to urban scenes, travel, and social reportage, this collection of images is perfect for the retro photo lover. Experience the beauty of images that shrug off many of the ideals of the digital age, such as pin sharp detail, and reject the Instagram aesthetic in favor of visual nostalgia.

Photographers: Kathy BeamerStephen ChanBen ConleyAidan GuerraBohdan HrynyshynJoe PeckArturo PianzolaAsha RockMarie-Claire ShanahanStephen Wreakes, Qingan Zhang.

Curated by Alexis Marie Chute. 

More about InFocus: https://www.infocusphoto.ca/ 

 

 

EXHIBIT TITLE: “OF LAND, SKY, AND SEA”

Venue: Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery

Address: 5411-51 Street, Stony Plain, AB

Hours: Monday – Friday, 11am – 4pm

Exhibit Dates: January 25 – April 19, 2024

Admission: Free

Description: Get in touch with your wild side in this picturesque group exhibition which brings nature’s creatures up-close. They fly, scamper, swim, and tromp. The photographers in “Of Land, Sky, and Sea,” turn their lenses on sights most often enjoyed outside of urban settings.

Photographers: Roy BabiukNicola EddySuzanne GuayPaul HorsleyMary HughesBerkley JohnsonFrancesco LepreLouis OuimetCatherine PageCourtney Townsend, Qingan Zhang.

Curated by Alexis Marie Chute. 

INFOCUS PHOTO OPEN HOUSE

  • Date: Sunday, February 25, 2024
  • Time: 10am-12noon
  • Location: Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery, 5411-51 Street, Stony Plain
  • Admission: Free
  • Snacks: Red Brick Common Preserves
  • Description:

You’ll discover two great InFocus Photo Exhibits at the Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery in Stony Plain. The gallery is a hidden gem in Alberta. Bring a friend and enjoy photography while sampling delicious locally made treats.

INFOCUS PHOTO PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

  • Date: Sunday, February 25, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery, 5411-51 Street, Stony Plain, Alberta
  • Admission: Portfolio reviews require pre-booking. Book online: https://www.infocusphoto.ca/portfolio-reviews/
  • Description:

Refine your photography skills with expert portfolio reviews. Meet with experts in the photography world, elevate your art, unleash creativity, and make every shot count. Book your session now and stand out in the world of photography.

INFOCUS PHOTO SLOW ART DAY

  • Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Location: Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery, 5411-51 Street, Stony Plain
  • Admission: $20. Register by emailing: artgallery@redbrickcommon.ca
  • Description:

Art has the capacity to heal, inspire, and awaken us. Be welcomed into the Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery and introduced to the InFocus Photo Exhibit artwork by Curator and healing-art visionary Alexis Marie Chute.

Be guided in long-durational art appreciation mindfulness and meditation exercises. Choose a photo in the exhibit to gaze at for the international “Slow Art Day” and be surprised at the results!

Visit with fellow guests over warm snacks and specialty drinks before engaging in a yoga session in the gallery amidst the inspiring photography. (Don’t forget your yoga mat! If you don’t own one, please let our organizer Alexis know: artgallery@redbrickcommon.ca)

The afternoon will fill your emotional and creative reservoir and you will leave the gallery feeling refreshed and ready to enjoy the week ahead.

Traveling Exhibit

The Red Brick Common Public Art Gallery is mounting its first ever traveling exhibit as a part of InFocus Photo 2024!

EXHIBIT TITLE: “COLOUR-POP: BOLD AND SURPRISING”

Exhibit Dates: February 2024

  • Venue: Stony Plain Town Office
  • Address: 4905-51 Avenue, Stony Plain
  • Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Admission: Free

Exhibit Dates: March 2024

  • Venue: Sturgeon Heights School
  • Address: 50 Hogan Road, St. Albert
  • Admission: Exhibit only open to school population

Exhibit Dates: April 2 – April 29, 2024

  • Venue: Edmonton City Hall
  • Address: 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
  • Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm, Sat-Sun: 10am-6pm
  • Admission: Free

Description: “Colour Pop” explores the colour spectrum presented in unexpected thematic combinations. Each photograph in this collection is a visual explosion in a bold palette utilizing the language of colour to communicate and evoke emotion. The exhibition depicts the playful, joyous, limitless possibilities of colour. The photographers invite viewers to embrace the extraordinary spectrum of life seen through their camera lenses. From neon fashion photography to nature’s breathtaking hues, from food to fantasy, “Colour Pop” celebrates the distinctive and surprising power of color.

Photographers: Emogene, Heather Fryer, Leia Guo, Paul Horsley, Dan Lavery, Xiaohan Lu, Catherine Page, Steve Ricketts, Bob Royer, Mark Seabrook, Brian Searwar, Robyn Shortt.

Curated by Alexis Marie Chute