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Nickle Galleries’ fall exhibition features Prairie Interlace and Adrian Stimson, Gauntlet

November 18, 2022

The university library is home to many resources, including the campus culture essential, the Nickle Galleries.

Eula Mengullo

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How a Swiss Startup in the 1960s Led to Some of the Canadian Prairies’ Most Innovative Art, Arch Magazine

November 8, 2022

It’s a tale of immigration, experimental textiles and a love affair with the landscape. Image: Kaija Sanelma Harris. Sun Ascending, c. 1985 (selection). Collection of the Mackenzie Art Gallery, gift of Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd., 2014-12

Nicola Johnson

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Calgary’s cultural leaders honoured with awards, Calgary Herald

November 4, 2022

'Age of Uncertainty' artist, Sandra Sawatzky, awarded 2022 Doug and Lois Mitchell Outstanding Calgary Artist Award. Age of Uncertainty ( https://nickle.ucalgary.ca/exhibition/sandra-sawatzky-age-of-uncertainty/) launched at Nickle Galleries January 2022. Image: Sandra Sawatzky at her exhibition, The Age of Uncertainty, at Nickle Galleries in January 2022. Azin Ghaffari/Postmedia Photo by Azin Ghaffari /Azin Ghaffari/Postmedia

Michele Jarvie

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Prairie Interlace: Weaving, Modernisms and the Expanded Frame, 1960-2000, Preview Magazine

November 4, 2022

Image: Aganetha Dyck, Close Knit, 1976. SK Arts Permanent Collection, 2022-074. Photo: Lipman Still Pictures

Michael Turner

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From the Editor – October 4, 2022 Issue, Galleries West

October 4, 2022

Our attention was captured by a landmark exhibition, Prairie Interlace, at the University of Calgary’s Nickle Galleries. It explores the history of fabric art, mainly weaving, on the Prairies between 1960 and 2000. As reviewer Lissa Robinson says, the work is “simultaneously beautiful, clever and purposeful.”

Portia Priegert

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Prairie Interlace Modernism provoked an explosion of innovative weaving in Western Canada, Galleries West

September 29, 2022

Radical acts of weaving, stitching and unravelling are the focus of an ambitious new exhibition, Prairie Interlace: Weaving, Modernisms and the Expanded Frame, 1960-2000, on view until Dec. 17 at Nickle Galleries in Calgary.

Lissa Robinson

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Nickle Galleries exhibit highlights ‘explosion’ of innovative textile arts in the Prairies, Calgary Herald

September 27, 2022

The more we talked about it, the more we realized that some fantastic art had been created across the Prairies during this time period but has not been written about or examined in any great depth.

Eric Volmers

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Campus culture essentials, Gauntlet

September 21, 2022

Visit the Nickle Galleries Many people walk by this place on their way to a solo study session or group meeting in TFDL. The Nickle Galleries is located on the first floor of TFDL on the South side of the building. This gallery is free for students and each exhibit has its own timeline but usually lasts the semester. If you’ve been meaning to go see some art but don’t have the time or money, the Nickle Galleries is easily accessible and you can check out what’s on by visiting their website here.

Mackenzie Ashcroft

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Exhibition explores intersecting histories of art, craft, feminism and textiles, UToday

September 12, 2022

Prairie Interlace: Weaving, Modernisms and the Expanded Frame, 1960 – 2000 is an ambitious exhibition project that opened Sept. 9 in Nickle Galleries, a part of Libraries and Cultural Resources at UCalgary.

Nickle Galleries Staff

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Celebrate Calgary Stampede 2022 with UCalgary – UToday

June 30, 2022

Discounted tickets, Stampede parade, President’s Stampede Barbecue, trivia, Ag-tivity in the City, historic photos, and more!

Robert Scriver, Morning Warm Up (photo: Dave Brown)

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