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Vaelei Walkden-Brown

Art Gallery Owner + Curator, 557 Artist Gallery in Penticton

557 and Beyond!

PRESENTED ON SEP 08, 2016
IN PENTICTON @ VOL 5

From Edmonton to Australia and back again Vaelei Walkden-Brown speaks about starting the 557 gallery and her impetus for founding Pecha Kucha Penticton. In part catalyzed by her study in interior architecture, Vaelei explores the interconnection between community building and visual and physical spaces, featuring her past projects and current artistic endeavors, as well as some of the key community players that have helped her along the way.

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The Hepworth Wakefield gallery

BY SIMON WALLIS
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2010

Simon Wallis - the first director of The Hepworth Wakefield - talks about the new prestigious art gallery in Yorkshire. www.hepworthwakefield.com
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FUN Gallery - Art from the Streets

BY BILL STELLING
@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

A presentation by Bill Stelling of slides documenting the history of the legendary 1980s New York graffiti gallery. (in English)

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New Town Art Gallery

BY ANNE KUSHNIK
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 09, 2013

Anne Kushnik, the gallery manager for New Town Art Gallery, talks about the hisotry, mission and artists of the gallery as well as their contributions to the local commuinty. 

 

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Forward Theater Company - Beyond the Stage

BY JENNIFER UPHOFF GRAY
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 19, 2015

Forward Theater Company is Madison's professional theater. Each year, the theater devotes significant resources to outreach programming and aprtnerships that take the issues in productions beyond the stage and partnerships that take the issues in the productions beyond the stage and out into our community. These efforts allow the theater to engage with both traditional audiences and new constituents, to provoke constructive dialogue about crithical topics facing Madison and to draw attention to other non-profits.

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Not Just a Pretty Picture

BY MONICA MILLER
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

Monica Miller discusses the challenges of running a community art center that looks like a fancy gallery. Beyond the white gallery walls lies a place to make messes, develop relationships and explore your creativity, but not without some cost.

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With Whimsy and Grace

BY DANNY WALTON
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2016

With whimsy and grace, Danny Walton weaves us through his artist philosophy as mystically as the art it produces. Featuring local and personal photography, Danny invites us to enjoy the wonder and inspiration creativity can bring to conventional photography, as well as the potential of what straying from the conventional can produce.

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Serendipity Brings Us Home

BY PATT DYCK
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2016

Owner and founder, Patt Dyck narrates the genesis of Cannery Brewing and her time in the Okanagan. From a family business to their new larger space. Patt's passion about not only bringing amazing craft beer to the valley, also underpins the power of their new tap room to be a community hub. Their larger plans involve collaborating with neighbouring businesses to revitalize Ellis street and continue hosting events - like Pecha Kucha! Thanks Patt! 

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Art, loss and a gallery in a skip...

BY CATHERINE BOROWSKI
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 28, 2017

Catherine Borowski shares a personal and incredible moving tale of the cathartic power of art and explains why she turned a skip into a new London gallery.

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The Changing Role of the University Art Gallery

BY INDRA LACIS
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 29, 2017

Indra Lacis, Curator + Art Historian : Contemporary Art and Community - The Changing Role of University Art Gallery