Art in SUB

Art in SUB

The Art Gallery of Alberta, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and University of Alberta Students’ Union are pleased to present this travelling exhibition. The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection is the primary source of works featured in this travelling exhibition. Each year, the AGA TREX Program welcomes new venues to enrich their community art through the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program.

Current exhibit: and frost

Location: The Myer Horowitz Theatre Lobby

Dates: September 4-30

Times: Weekdays. 9:00 am to 6:00 pm


Though necessary for living, our memories are duplicitous. They can be like fire – bold or burning us up with longing or regret – or like frost – giving us either pause for quiet reflection or chilling us to the bone. The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition …fire and frost explores memory; presenting the work of three contemporary artists who, through the lens of a camera or mixed media expressions, document past and present experiences, objects and places to capture time and awaken memories that are universal in nature.

The artists whose works are presented in the exhibition …fire and frost devote much of their creativity to exploring ‘place’: focusing on urban landscapes and family narratives, structures and their interrelationships with the natural environment, or the history of specific places and the personal memories evoked by this ‘documentation’.

The exhibition and frost was curated by Shane Golby and organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta for the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program.


An educational Interpretive Guide has been developed by the AGA to accompany this exhibit. These materials enable further learning and can be found here.

If you are interested in these or other exhibits, consider attending the Art Gallery of Alberta in downtown Edmonton. They offer a “Pay what you May” rate for all Alberta students and more information can be found here.

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Room 2-900
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7