Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is a vibrant city with an active arts community. There are also numerous commercial galleries that exhibit the work of local artists and from those around Canada and the world.There are many different galleries in Edmonton. Here is a list of a few of them from around the city. If you are looking to buy art in Edmonton then one of these galleries is a great place to start your search. Many of these locations are conveniently placed on the Edmonton Gallery Walk. The Gallery Walk Stretches along 124th street, and allows you to visit several galleries in one trip, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the west of downtown Edmonton.
The Art World
The Art World is located in Kingsway Garden Mall. This makes it a great way to shop for art while you are out at the mall. This gallery carries both originals and high end reproductions (giclee and lithographs) from local as well as internationally renowned artists. Some of the artists they carry include Robert Bateman, Thomas Kinkade, and Pino. They also have a great selection of comic book and art based on movies like Star Wars. They also offer custom framing options for artwork bought in the gallery and your own pieces or sports memorabilia. Wouldn’t that collectors edition Edmonton Oilers or Eskimos jersey look great in a glass case or frame?
West End Gallery
West end gallery has been operating in Edmonton for over 40 years. The specialize in Canadian art and offer a wide range of original paintings from many different artists. At their gallery on 124th street you can find landscapes, still lives, and more in a variety of styles from traditional to modern to whimsical. If you are ever in Victoria, BC, they have a satellite location there as well.
With an eclectic mix of artworks that includes landscape, figurative and floral paintings, the gallery also has pottery and works in other media. There are both Canadian and international artists represented here, and include emerging artists with fresh styles as well as more established artists.
The Lando Gallery is located on 124st in Edmonton. It has a large selection of art and fine crafts made by artists from Canada and around the world. They also offer custom framing.
The Scott Gallery represents an eclectic mix of artists that work in a variety styles. At their location on 124th Street at the corner of Stony Plain Rd you will be able to find work in a variety of media including painting, printmaking, sculpture, pottery, and jewelry.
Douglas Udell Gallery
The Udell Gallery is firmly rooted in the tradition of abstract painting in Edmonton. At this beautiful location you will find many large scale abstract works as well as smaller traditional and contemporary paintings.
The Bearclaw Gallery is located right next door to the Scott Gallery, but it exhibits a different type of artwork. Here you can find a selection of First Nations and Inuit art. The artists and artisans that show in this gallery work in a range of media. This includes painting, sculpture, and traditional crafts like baskets and masks.
The Front Gallery
The Front Gallery shows the work of a variety of artists. These artist primarily work in painting but there are sculptures and photographs available.
Editions is located in phase one of the world famous West Edmonton Mall. They specialize in contemporary works that are unique and vibrant. Some of the artists they carry include Michael Godard, Fabian Perez, and Fabio Napoleoni. If you are travelling elsewhere in Alberta, they also have locations in Red Deer and Calgary.
Rowles & Company
Rowles & Company’s Gallery is located in the historic Le Marchand Mansion. This gallery specializes in artwork for corporate collections and corporate gifts. Artworks include paintings, sculptures, clocks, furniture, jewellery and ceramics. Aside from the gallery location they also exhibit artwork at various venues around the city of Edmonton.
Giovanni Fine Art Gallery
This gallery is located on the west side of the city in the Givanni Music school and store. They carry a wide range of artists including Victor Ostrovsky and Bob Pejman. They showcase both giclees and original paintings. If you are ever on the west end and want to check out some beautiful art this is a great place to stop by.
Peter Robertson Gallery
The Peter Robertson Gallery specializes in Canadian artists. The represent artists that work in various media, but their primary focus is paintings. In the gallery you can find paintings executed in acrylic and oil in a variety of styles. There are large scale abstract paintings by artists like Phil Darrah, landscapes, contemporary figurative works, and art made in styles that lie somewhere in between.
Picture This Framing and Gallery
Picture This is located just outside of Edmonton in the suburb of Sherwood Park. If you live in this thriving hamlet and need art for your home, be sure to check them out. They carry a wide range of well known artists and also offer custom framing for all kinds of art and other valuable items like photographs and maps.
One Stop Framing & Gallery
This gallery and frame shop is also located in Sherwood Park, just outside of Edmonton. They carry artwork by dozens of artists including Thomas Kinkade and Robert Bateman.
I hope that one of these art galleries has exactly what you are looking for. The thriving art scene in Edmonton is sure to have something for every one and every decor. From contemporary sculpture to modern abstracts to tradional landscapes, these galleries carry a wide range of artists and art styles for any taste, budget, and interior design.