Impressions | In-Definite Arts Society with Adele Woolsey

Fri Apr 25 - Sun Jun 8
In-Definite Arts Society (IDAS) is a creative arts centre in Calgary that champions emerging artists with developmental disabilities to achieve their creative potentials, enabling them to develop and express themselves in a supportive environment. In 2012, over 150 artists with disabilities participated in a workshop with Calgary based mixed media artist, Adele Woolsey, where they explored new painting techniques in our studios using Venetian plaster. The outcome of this collaborative experience was a stunning array of artworks that combine individual talent with a sense of collective camaraderie and creative exploration. Impressions is an integrated exhibition that bridges the transitional space between “emerging artists” and “established artist”, and “mainstream” and “disabled”, allowing visitors to look beyond preconceived notions of disability to celebrate the creative spirit of each artist. OPENING RECEPTION Friday, April 25 | 7 to 9 pm EXHIBIT RELATED PROGRAMS Morphology of a Leaf From science to art, let's explore the life of a leaf. We'll look, learn, draw, print and paint after a brief tour and talk about the gallery exhibitions: ‘Impressions' and ‘Botanicals'. $10 registration fee #42065 Saturday, May 10 | 1:30 to 3 pm Online Registration: Summer Hours May long weekend to September long weekend Monday to Saturday | 10 am to 5 pm Sunday and Holidays | 12 noon to 5pm Fall & Winter Hours September long weekend to May long weekend Tuesday to Saturday | 10am to 5pm (closed on statutory holidays)