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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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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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Dan Whiting at Jarvis Hall Fine Art

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24. October 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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On the loom…

Translator Yesterday I began weaving the first three pieces for Frequency, an exhibition scheduled for February 2014 at GalleryGallery in Kyoto, Japan. The warp is composed of alternating dark and light silk threads and the weft a series of ten different … Continue reading

24. July 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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+ One

Translator Two recent works Noise 1207 and 1208 will be included in + One, a group exhibition at Jarvis Hall Fine Art July 18 to August 30, 2013. Each of the gallery’s artists was asked to invite another artist to show a … Continue reading

11. July 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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YYC Helps

Translator The recent flooding in Calgary has devastated my favorite city. If you haven’t already visit YYC Helps to learn how you can volunteer, donate and otherwise connect with people in your community. Not in Calgary? Please consider making a … Continue reading

25. June 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Natalie Lauchlan | Habitâmes

TranslatorHabitâmes is the title of a new work by Natalie Lauchlan on view in the Marion Nicoll Gallery +15 window space at the Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts throughout June and July. Join the artist for a reception at … Continue reading

31. May 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Sabrina Niebler wins ATA Student Tapestry Award

Translator Recent ACAD graduate Sabrina Niebler has won the American Tapestry Alliance International Student Award. Congratulations Sabrina!

29. May 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Meanwhile, near Delia, Alberta…

Translator My parents have now been living with Air over land since January. My mother, Lorna Sarah recently sent me some really beautiful images of the piece. I will have more to share eventually as the work is also being … Continue reading

05. April 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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The News From Here: The 2013 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art

Translator This past weekend I attended the opening of The News From Here: The 2013 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art at the AGA in Edmonton. According to guest-curator Nancy Tousley, Alberta artists, working in the second decade of the 21st … Continue reading

28. January 2013 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Air over land | installation part 1

Translator On Sunday, Kris and I travelled to the site where Air over land is to be installed. With the help of my father Ed Frère we hung one of the pieces to test the attachment point (This will likely … Continue reading

19. December 2012 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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