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The Joy and Colour of Kimberly Kiel

The Joy and Colour of Kimberly Kiel


In the 1956 black and white, dramatic comedy film “Full of Life”, expectant parents Nick and Emily must reevaluate their lives and the things that they value most. Jump ahead 47 years, and financial advisor Kimberly Kiel had to do the same thing, but her decision was colourfully bold and brazen – she chose art. […]

2021 Christmas Ornaments

2021 Christmas Ornaments


Thank you for all of your support in making our 2021 holiday fundraiser supporting Family Dynamix a big success!  This year cast glass artist and gallery owner Heather Cuell created a beautiful new collection of one of a kind Christmas ornaments for the event, with all of the proceeds benefiting Family Dynamix.  The ornaments were […]

2020 Christmas Ornaments a Huge Success!

2020 Christmas Ornaments a Huge Success!


Thank you for all of your support in making our holiday fundraiser supporting Family Dynamix a big success!  This year cast glass artist and gallery owner Heather Cuell created a beautiful collection of one of a kind Christmas ornaments for the event, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Family Dynamix.  The ornaments were very […]

Cast Glass Rocky Mountain Cairns

Cast Glass Rocky Mountain Cairns


Cast glass artist Heather Cuell has created a series of collectable cast glass cairn sculptures and candle holders.  Each one-of-a-kind sculpture combines the delicate beauty of cast glass with the bold strength of rock cairns found along local hiking trails.  Symbolizing balance and reflection, each Rocky Mountain Cairn adds positive energy and tranquility to your […]

Considerations When Buying Art

Considerations When Buying Art


Investing in art is one of the most joyful additions to your home that really makes it your space.  Here are a few tips to help you find the perfect piece for your home.   Size and Placement How much space do you have, and where will you be placing your art?  One of the […]

VINEart Gala 2020

VINEart Gala 2020


Cast glass artist Heather Cuell is proud to support the YWCA VINEart Gala at the Banff Springs Hotel on Saturday March 14th with her donation of Icicle, a beautiful, shimmering cast glass panel inspired by sunshine reflecting on the clear, late-winter ice.   The VINEart Gala funds the Bow Valley Women’s Emergency Shelter and the development […]

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide


The holiday season is upon us, and that means many of us are on the hunt for the perfect unique gifts for that special person on our list.  We would love to help you make your shopping quick and easy this year!   Karyn Chopik is a jewelry artist based in Langley who creates beautiful […]

Welcome Natasha Miller

Welcome Natasha Miller


We’ll thrilled to welcome mixed media artist Natasha Miller to the gallery!  Natasha was born and raised on Vancouver Island, and later traveled by boat to the Maritimes.  She now lives and paints on a tiny lobster fishing island in the Bay of Fundy.     Natasha is a self-taught artist who has created who […]

Getting to Know Kimberly Kiel

Getting to Know Kimberly Kiel


We’re continuing our Get to Know You series with artist Kimberly Kiel.  Kimberly shares a few fun facts about herself that may surprise you. You can browse all of Kimberly’s available work online here.     What inspires you?  The outdoors What is your favourite colour?  I’m particularly drawn to those lovely autumn colours. What […]

Getting to Know Joel Masewich

Getting to Know Joel Masewich


We’re kicking off our new Get to Know You series with mixed media artist Joel Masewich.  Joel shares a few fun facts about himself that may surprise you.  You can watch Joel paint live from when he was here in August, or browse his entire available collection online.     What inspires you?  Travel and […]

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Events

Spring Creative Series: Becky Holuk
May
18
2024
May 18th, 2024: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Spring Creative Series: Becky Holuk


We are so excited to welcome Calgary based artist Becky Holuk to Effusion on Saturday May 18th from 11-3 (May long weekend) as part of our Creative Series!     Becky will be creating live on site and we will be featuring her gorgeous new collection of impressionist landscape and flower paintings from May 18-24. […]

Summer Creative Series – Verne Busby
June
01
2024
June 1st, 2024: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Summer Creative Series – Verne Busby


We are thrilled to welcome St. Albert artist Verne Busby to the gallery on Saturday June 1st!     We will be showcasing his new collection and Verne will be transforming a blank canvas into a work of art live on-site.  You definitely want to stop by to view his work and to watch his […]