Article – Mark Kost

If you’ve been to Motion Gallery at all you will have noticed the cigar box guitars plugged into the amp, confettied guitar picks ready for anyone to pluck at. These incredible instruments are the handwork of Mark Kost, an Aircraft […]

Article – Joseph Ross

If you wanted to know where Joseph Ross’ ‘head is at’, then just take a look at his current collection of artworks at Motion Gallery. Joseph has a collection of larger layered poured acrylic paintings he is truly proud of, […]

Article – Shelley Bachman

Shelley Bachman is an artist that has been showcasing her art at Motion Gallery since the beginning of the gallery, in fact, she is just one month out of being with us since day one. In the five and a […]

Article – Rick Rosario

If you’ve been into Motion Gallery in the last three years, you will have seen large portraits by Rick Rosario hanging on our walls, and you may most likely have read some of the articles he has written for the […]

Article – Rob Dodds

As many of you know, Rob Dodds is a sculptural artist and the founder of Motion Gallery. What you probably don’t know is that he is also the co-founder of an arts fabrication group called Studio Cartel, and is also […]

Article – Camille Betts

As a child, Camille Betts was always encouraged to keep her sense of play and experimentation open and alive. She started with ceramics at the Smeltzer House in Sherwood Park, and really started her art exploration in high school in […]

March Artist – Jennifer Vollmer

  Jennifer Vollmer is our newest artist for the month of March. She brings us a dreamy and dramatic collection of abstract artworks which are a combination of poured and painted pieces, revealing that she does not use one without […]

March Artist – Sherry Drew

  This month, for the first time ever, we feature a fiber artist who has quilted a storyboard based on certain dramatic events from JRR Tolkein’s book, ‘The Hobbit’. Sherry Drew is the artist of this fantastic quilt. Her art […]

March Artist – Gonzalo Figueroa

  Gonzalo Figueroa left South America with his family at the tender age of seven. The Chilean born painter reveals his roots in his paintings with his use of vibrant colours and design. “This world of mine is a constant […]

Photographer – Jennifer Brazil

  Inspired by nature, Jennifer Brazil’s ‘Subtle Tongue’ is a collection of images gathered over the past year. These comprise of some of her favoured flowers and will be on display at Motion Gallery during February, in conjunction with this […]

Photographer – David Wilder

Born in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas, David Maurice Dale Wilder came from humble beginnings. His most affluent influence as a creative was his artistic Grandmother. She was always creating, painting, crafting, and encouraged David to explore his creativity. […]

Photographer – Sara Grawbarger Kuefler

This year Sara Grawbarger Kuefler exhibits two new pieces from her ‘Ghost Project’ as well as images from her ‘Nature and History’ series, in her third consecutive year of participation in the Exposure Photography Festival.     She has enjoyed […]

Photographer – Aran Wilkinson Blanc

Photography is just one of many mediums Aran Wilkinson-Blanc uses to express himself. This form of documenting people and places, especially Calgary, which is continually undergoing changes allows him to record the smaller moments and bits of space which vanish […]

Photographer – Troy Johnstone

Growing up on the Atlantic coast in New Brunswick, Troy Johnstone fell in love with the places where land and ocean meet. Enjoying rural life and being out in nature, seeing how light and weather change a scene, these are […]

January Artist – Masoud Hibayan

  Not many artists can say that their earnings come from art related income. For Masoud Habibyan, art is his career. He has dedicated his entire life to a multitude of arts, through a wide range of artistic fields. Recently, […]

January Artist – Dominika Warchol

  This month you will see two very distinctive styles in Dominika Warchol Hann’s exhibit at Motion Gallery. On one hand, you will find paintings of mechanical anatomy, with skulls and ribs, and on the other hand, renditions of curvy […]

January Artist – Sachie Ogawa

  Born and raised in a small town in Tochigi, Japan, Sachie Ogawa spent most of her life capturing life with a pencil. She tells us, “When I was four or five, I didn’t decide to make art. It was […]

January Artist – Anna Forseth

  Raised by an Artist, Anna Forseth’s mother immersed Anna with creative projects that challenged her in many different ways. This enabled her to explore the diverse approaches of expression. She tells us, “As a child I used to paint […]

December Artist – Jacqueline Anne

Born and raised in Bothwell, Ontario Jacqueline Seymour was always a creative soul, often found singing, dancing, or sketching her evenings away as a child. But somewhere between then and growing up she lost sight of the importance of creativity […]

December Artist – Milt Fischbein

  While living in Malaysia and working as a Chemical Engineer back in 1996, a short family holiday to Northern Malaysia and a stroll through the town of Kota Bharu lead Milt Fischbein into a fascinating jewellery shop with an […]

December Artist – Maria Loaiza

  At a very young age, Maria Loaiza began unleashing her creativity in the pages of her family’s home library, which consisted of over 7000 books. When her parents noticed this, they began leaving certain books easily accessible for her […]

December Artist – Rebecca Light

Rebecca Light’s most recent series of works, is a collection of studies on the image of ‘Our Lady of Gaudalupe’. Come see these, and a few older pieces during her month long exhibit at Motion Gallery, December 1 – 30, […]

November Artist – Joshua Alexander

  Expect to see finger painted artworks by our new artist Joshua Alexander this month. After ditched the notion to buy new paintbrushes each time he left them to dry, he realize he could simply paint with his hands, opening up a new concept of […]

November Artist – Melanie Figueroa

  “Urban Vignette” is a series of paintings of our beloved city, Calgary, by a new artist to Motion Gallery this month, Melanie Figueroa. This fun selection of artworks are little glimpses of city life that can be taken for granted, featuring paintings of […]

November Artist – Cristine Wells

The journey of an artist starts with curiosity, which is how Cristine Wells was lead to the book ‘The Artist Within’ by Julia Cameron. The book challenged Wells with creative exercises that helped developed her confidence as an artist. She […]

November Artist – Jose Antonio

Jose Antonio exhibits a collection of painted fashion models, as well as feline cat portraits. He tells us he enjoys drawing and painting animals, especially tigers, jaguars, and sometimes eagles. He also has an inclination to paint portraits of beautiful […]

October Artist – Shirley Herrington

I was creative as a child. I wasn’t very good in school but I could draw. My always hoped I’d marry well. So I’ve always been interested in the arts. I’m interested in both fine arts as well as crafty […]

October Artist – Cerridwen Hicks

  This month, we introduce you to Cerridwen Hicks. She is a self taught artist who studies Post-Impressionism, and abstract styles from artists she is Influenced by, such as the greats – Van Gogh, Dali, Picasso and Carr. Cerridwen finds […]