Emergence into Spring

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The Encounter - Robert Bissell

As Albertan’s we know the length of our winters and the ‘false’ spring’s that promise warmth and then dash our hopes. When the actual release of winter’s grip arrives there is an emergence, much like a bear from hibernation, into the outside world. The first flush of chlorophyll is a welcomed sight with leaf buds unfurling on grey branches, and … Read the article

2023 Colour of the Year is Viva Magenta – vibrant with vigour

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Summer Flowers 2 Brent Heighton

This year’s Pantone Colour of the Year is Viva Magenta 18-1750, a vibrant colour based on the cochineal colour family of fuchsias, reds and purples. The colour itself galvanizes our spirit with its vigour, and as part of the red family is expressive of new strength. A good choice for a new year free from the rigours of the pandemic … Read the article

Picture This Artist Michael Dumas Featured in the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Wyoming

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Michael Dumas - Winter Drift Featured in Western Visions 2021

The painting “Winter Drift” by Michael Dumas was recently selected for the Western Visions 2021 Exhibition at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming. “Winter Drift” is an original oil painting measuring 10.5″ x 7.5″ and features a Black-capped Chickadee. Western Visions is the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s largest and longest running fundraiser and features many of … Read the article

Picture This Artist Cindy Sorley-Keichinger Selected for Prestigious Show – Art That Matters to the Planet

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A painting by Picture This artist Cindy Sorley-Keichinger has been selected for display in the prestigious art show Art That Matters to the Planet. The original acrylic painting of two zebras, titled Contested, was selected by the Society of Animal Artists jury for display in the art show at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, New York. Afterwards it … Read the article

Artist Dean Morrissey Passes Away

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Dean Morrissey Passes Away - Blog Post

It is with great sadness, that we announce from Picture This, the passing of a very talented artist, Dean Morrissey. His legacy will carry on through his amazing Celtic art and wonderful depictions of Santa Claus.

Game On! The World’s Longest Hockey Game

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Picture This Gallery is encouraging you to support The World’s Longest Hockey Game. Cancer has touched many of us including our families and friends and loved ones. This year the funds are to support a new hopeful drug. The World’s Longest Hockey Game, featured in the Guinness Book of records is an Edmonton area fundraiser and is being held again … Read the article

Two Colours of the Year for 2021

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Pantone Colour of the Year 2021 (1)

Every year the Pantone Color Institute reveals their Colour of the Year. Pantone changed things up this year by revealing two colours for 2021: Ultimate Gray and a vibrant yellow called Illuminating. Pantone is best known for its Pantone colour system, which is used all over the world in fashion, décor, graphic design, printing, and more. Pantone’s colour system allows … Read the article

Artist Catherine Marchand Paints Celebrity Portrait for TLC Show – Counting On

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Blog - Artist Catherine Marchand Paints Celebrity Portrait

Picture This artist Catherine Marchand collaborated with TLC star Jeremy Vuolo on a project to surprise his wife Jinger (Duggar) with an original oil painting for her 25th birthday. Everything began when Jeremy saw a painting Catherine had done of R.C. Sproul, a well-known theologian from Florida. Jeremy then commissioned Catherine for a painting of his wife and daughter. Catherine … Read the article

Picture This Gallery Presents Donation to Wild North from Robert Bateman Evening

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Wild North Donation from Picture This - Robert Bateman Event 2019 (2)

Picture This Gallery is proud to announce their donation of $1485 to Wild North – Northern Alberta Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, to help with injured birds and wildlife. As you can see in the photo, Ray the Great Gray Owl is excited! Rollie and Carol LaMarche, co-owners of Picture This, presented the donation cheque to Kim Blomme – Director of … Read the article