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Osi Cruz-Lahtinen

Artist’s Biography: Born in Mexico City and an Architect and Youth Minister by profession, Osi initiated her love for Art at an early age. She started to develop her painting skills during her Junior High years when her Art teacher recommended her to choose another option and told her she …

Gallery Artists

A collection of some of the artists and studios’ works featured at Different Strokes: Holly Burghardt Osi Cruz-Lahtinen Tammy Fischer Innovative Artisans Donna MacDonald Jana Milne Chris Murfit Alison Philpotts Dee Poisson Theresa Potter Tracy Proctor Lorene Runham Virginia Wilson

Upcoming Exhibitions

November 1-3 Friday, November 16th Join us for in store sales from 10:00am to 12:00pm Stop in for popcorn and live music.  Roll three dice for sales discounts. 5010 – 50th Avenue, Olds, Alberta For the month of December a percentage of all sales will be given to the Rotary …

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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Different Strokes Art Gallery is proud to present Richard Dixon.

Join us from 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Richard Dixon is a professional fine artist of 32 years experience having exhibited globally for the past 25 years.  He has owned galleries and art publishing enterprises operating on a worldwide scale, currently using these skills to manage art projects related to exhibitions of his own art and that of other talented artists.

Since the fall of 2005, he has been concentrated upon developing as a plein air artist of landscapes, having taken painting expeditions to Northern California, the Superstition Mountains of Arizona, and along the Oregon coast in an effort to experience as many varying forms of light and landscape as possible.

The primary focus of his art is the presentation of images that reflect the history, cultures, landscape and mythology of Western Canada and the Western Arctic regions.  To this end he has for the last 20 years created paintings that are historical dramas of life in Western Canada during the eras of the fur trade and native occupation of the land, many of which hang in major corporate, government, museum and private collections worldwide.  Collection list is available upon request.

His series “The Canadian Spirit Series” were the official gift presentations at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

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June 9, 2012 Latest No Comments

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Different Strokes Art Gallery is proud to present Clint Jackson.

Join us from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Clint was born and raised in the Olds area and became interested in painting at an early age.  He is a self-taught artist who has been able to capture memories in each of his pieces.  His Clint Jackson "Eyes on You"canvas varies from car doors, to barn wood, to windows and windshields.  Always unique, always reminiscent of days gone by and always memorable.  Clint’s work must be seen to be believed.

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5010 – 50th Avenue Olds, Alberta 403.556.2233 differentstrokes@live.ca

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What’s Different about Different Strokes?

Different Strokes Art Gallery is committed to broadening the confines of what individuals think of when they hear the term "Gallery". We believe that art is not necessarily meant to be quiet and passive - a gallery should have the same passion for its exhibited artworks that the artists have for their own work. Different Strokes exhibits all forms of art by artists and artisans, mainly from Alberta, focusing on the artist and not just the art work. We welcome all art lovers to come in, be our guest, and appreciate the many different shapes, forms and sizes that art can take.

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Searching for an artist or a specific piece of art? Different Strokes Art Gallery loves a good challenge and will happily assist our guests find their favourite artist or artwork.