Art show curator Lorenzo Fusi at ACAD's Illingworth Kurr gallery Friday, March 24, 2017. The gallery has a strong focus on public art and mental health. (Photo by Brady Bateman/SAIT)

Optimizing a vote to public art

The City of Calgary welcomes citizens to vote which public piece will be brought to full scale. Bus pieces, greenhouse frameworks and dice introduce the future of public art to ACAD and the City of Calgary. From March 23 to April 22, ACAD’s Illingworth Kerr Gallery (IKG) invites the public …

Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) student Mabel Tan poses with her exhibition, Playtime in the Clayground, in the Marion Nicoll Gallery Main Space at ACAD in Calgary on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Tan's gallery explores the human body's relationship with materials, raising the question: how well do we really know our own bodies? (Photo by Quin Hauck/SAIT)

Earth, clay and fire

Minds of graduating artists inspired by natural elements ACAD’s Marion Nicoll Gallery (MNG) displays clay and glass earthy pieces of art that come to life, as two artists with common viewpoints share their different styles of expression. Before they graduate, ACAD students and artists, Ariel Hill and Mabel Tan are …


Returning to the stage

Belle Game opens for Yukon Blonde and is headed to SAIT A show that features some of the most hyped up indie-rock and crash-pop coming straight out of the Vancouver music scene is coming to Calgary in April. Indie-rock band, Yukon Blonde will return to the Gateway on April 1, …


Productive unwinding

Ways to optimize rest and make the most of days off In order to succeed at midterms and practicums, SAIT students need to learn effective stress management techniques to properly unwind. Counsellor Teri Olson, a registered psychologist at SAIT’s Student Development and Counselling centre, said it’s one of the busiest …