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Photo of Carroll Charest Carroll Charest Interim Exhibitions Director

Carroll is a fine artist who creates and shows her works in the greater Edmonton area.  Carroll experienced many art fields while attending Alberta College of Art & Design from regular painting and drawing to sculpture, glass blowing, metalsmithing, and jewelry making, graduating from their 4-year Diploma Program with distinction by winning the Heritage Travel Scholarship Award in 1988 & 1989.…

Photo of YiYi Datar YiYi Datar Treasurer
Photo of Barbara Marcinkoski Barbara Marcinkoski Director – Ice and Snow, Newsletter
Photo of Shawn Olander Shawn Olander Interim Director – Workshops, Newsletter

I grew up in Ft. McMurray in the 70’s, when there was not a lot to do. My father took us to a secret spot in the woods to observe the bears. We did this often. Our entertainment was the wildlife, and I developed a love for bears that will last a lifetime.

I sculpt bears from clay because of the great memories I have of the bears I loved in the wild and it brings back fond memories of my childhood

I experiment with different types of clays, glazes and techniques.…

Photo of Herman H Poulin Herman H Poulin Members at Large

Close to four decades of public art, Herman has touched people, communities and schools by promoting his talent.

Born in 1950, and second child in a family of eleven, he was born in Quebec and in 1953, his family moved to St. Edouard (County of St. Paul). In 1977, he established his family business (HuB Designs) by making concrete and cedar signs, golf furniture, bronze monuments, sculptures and awards.…

Photo of Ellie Shuster Ellie Shuster President

Ellie Shuster’s first love is portraiture – working from photographs she sculpts original portraits in clay, casting each piece in cold-cast bronze or colourful resin in her Edmonton studio. Some works become “fractured faces” as she uses her molds in unconventional ways.

As a ceramic artist Ellie is exploring the intersection between pottery and sculpture, which is leading her to discover the humour and delight in this newer artistic endeavour.…

Photo of Keith Turnbull Keith Turnbull Director – Programming

Following a long career in public library and cultural administration,Keith now works primarily as a ceramic and cement sculptor. He specializes in figurative sculpture, both people and animals. He has participated in public art projects and group shows,and holds an annual fall show and sale at his home studio

Photo of Robert Woodbury Robert Woodbury Vice President

A diverse artist and performer, Robert began sculpting ice and snow in 2005. Now an expert at 3d Printing and prosthesis for theatre he delves into natural textures and pop media as inspiration.