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Continuum Featured in ACC Magazine

Translator  I received my copy of Alberta Craft Council’s magazine today. This issue includes a two-page spread about Continuum, a group exhibition featuring the work artists working in craft media who also teach. I am very excited to be showing some new work … Continue reading

09. July 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Events coming up at ACAD

Translator I am involved in a variety of events coming up at ACAD in the next few weeks… TOMORROW MARCH 19, I will be presenting on some of my current research along with my colleague Jennifer Salahub as part of … Continue reading

18. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Super Craft Tree!

Translator While in Tokyo I visited Tokyo Sky Tree. In the lobby of the Sky Tree plaza entrance is Super Craft Tree designed by Yukio Hashimoto. I couldn’t help but notice that each of the programs in ACAD’s School of Craft … Continue reading

04. March 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Mackenzie Kelly-Frère | Codex 1 and 2

TranslatorCodex 1 and 2 (seen below) are featured in In the making, curated by Diana Sherlock for the Illingworth Kerr Gallery at ACAD. I will be posting more images of this work to my website soon, but wanted to share these images taken by … Continue reading

10. February 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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“In the making” opens at IKG this week

Translator I set up my work (Codex 1 and 2) in the Illingworth Kerr Gallery yesterday. Here I am cleaning the glass on the two tables that will show my weaving. My husband Kris designed and created these beautiful supports … Continue reading

14. January 2014 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Inuit Prints: Japanese Influence | Opening at the IKG Thursday

Translator   This exhibition is a groundbreaking inquiry into Japanese influences in the early years of the Cape Dorset print studio, the oldest and most successful printmaking enterprise in Canada’s Far North. The exhibition also focuses particular attention on the … Continue reading

05. November 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Yvonne Mullock speaking at ACAD November 6

Translator   If you are free the morning of November 6 you are welcome to an artist talk by Yvonne Mullock at ACAD.

22. October 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Pauline Macura Brown | Wounds, Scars, Recovery

Translator My work is informed by an exploration of my own identity as a first generation Canadian of Polish ancestry, an ancestry that has been overshadowed by my father’s WWII experience. As with many war veterans’ offspring: the second generation … Continue reading

13. November 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ACAD Faculty Exhibit opens Thursday

TranslatorThe annual faculty exhibition at ACAD opens this Thursday November 15 and runs until December 8. Join me for the opening reception after 5 pm. I have not been posting a lot lately. Happily this is due to getting some … Continue reading

12. November 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Janice Jakielski | Sweet Melancholia…

Translator …and the Case for Infinite Sadness, 2012 porcelain, mixed media; 48″ h. x 96″ w. x 12″ d. Janice Jakielski is this year’s Visiting Artist in Residence in the ACAD Ceramics Program. Jakielski’s work incorporates porcelain, embroidery and mixed … Continue reading

17. September 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Fibre Fortnight at ACAD next week

Translator As you may know I am an instructor in the Fibre Program at the Alberta College of Art & Design. Each year we host a two week exhibition of student work along with various events celebrating what we do … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ACAD Show and Sale

Translator Nov 24th – 3 pm to 9 pm | Nov 25th – 1 pm to 9 pm | Nov 26 – 11 am to 5 pm Visit ACAD’s website for more.

22. November 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Joyce J. Scott’s Li’l Lies & Purty Thangs

TranslatorLast night I attended a talk given by ACAD’s current critic in residence Nancy Tousley. She spoke about her recent visit to Prospect 2 in New Orleans where she discovered the incredible work of Joyce J. Scott. These images are … Continue reading

19. November 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ACAD Fibre Graduates 2011 | 1 of 3

TranslatorThis week, I attended the opening reception for the annual Graduating Student Show at the Alberta College of Art and Design. The exhibition in ACAD’s Main Mall, 3rd Floor and Illingworth Kerr Gallery continues until May 28 2011 and features … Continue reading

20. May 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ACAD 2011 All Faculty Exhibition

TranslatorPart of a continuing series of exhibitions that showcase the diversity of work being produced by ACAD’s creative community, this exhibition gives students a glimpse of the issues their instructors are currently exploring in their own practices. A broad cross-section … Continue reading

22. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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