The Pulse of Calgary Art: One New Work

Fibre art, photography, printmaking, sculpture and installations… Name a contemporary art media and chances are it’s been featured in Glenbow’s ongoing One New Work series, the brainchild of curator Nancy Tousley. Now in its tenth iteration with Nicole Kelly Westman: Pastoral | Calamity, One New Work showcases the wide gamut of practices emanating from a … Continue reading The Pulse of Calgary Art: One New Work

Winter 2020 Exhibitions Preview, Pt I

February is for photography! It's become an annual tradition at Glenbow to kick off the year with a great photo exhibition as we align with the annual Exposure Photography Festival, and this coming year is no exception. We're thrilled to bring you Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands, chock full of stunning images by one … Continue reading Winter 2020 Exhibitions Preview, Pt I

An Attraction to the Discarded – An interview between Kent Merriman Jr. & Nancy Tousley

Kent Merriman Jr. is the Calgary-based emerging artist featured in the 9th installment of Glenbow's ongoing One New Work series, curated by award-winning senior art critic, arts journalist and independent curator Nancy Tousley. This interview between Nancy and Kent was conducted in May 2019 in preparation for the exhibition. If you are inspired and want … Continue reading An Attraction to the Discarded – An interview between Kent Merriman Jr. & Nancy Tousley

In Cranversation

One New Work curator Nancy Tousley has described the ongoing exhibition series as “a laboratory in which a curator and an artist working together can expand the conventional models of museum presentation…” It’s hard to think of another artist more suited to this process than veteran Calgary artist Chris Cran, a perpetual experimenter and explorer … Continue reading In Cranversation