Yukon Artists at Work

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Issue: 2016-04-21, PHOTO: Nicole Bauberger

Sandra Grace Storey’s Words Like Birds exhibit digs deep into all that we struggle to express. It finds a great tenderness there. Storey has created an exhibition of small, focussed sculptures for the solo show room at the Yukon Artists @ Work... more

Apr 21, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Leslie Leong

New events are always exciting. In Whitehorse there are always new things which are popping up. This holiday season, the Yukon Artists at Work (YA@W) will introduce Santa's Studio, a Christmas art fair that takes place at the YA@W studio at... more

Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Christmas


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About a year ago, I worked with Yukon Artists @ Work on a project called "Canvas Confidential," a fundraiser to help Yukon artists if illness prevented them from working. As part of this event, we hosted a wine tasting, and had very specific... more

Jun 20, 2013 12:00 AM Beverages

Paul Baker and Rosemary Piper share the solo show room at the Yukon Artists @ Work (YA@W) co-operative gallery this month. Piper's framed watercolours line the walls. To left and right, many smaller paintings make a more intimate installation. more

May 24, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Being an artist resembles performing a highwire act in a circus. It requires balance, skill, hope, risk and commitment, as well as lots and lots of practice. It also helps if there's a net beneath you in case the unthinkable happens and you fall. more

May 12, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Saws spin, putting walls in at 200-120 Industrial Road, the new home of the Yukon Artists@Work Cooperative. The new windows frame scenes of the Takhini bluffs. You can catch sight of the Yukon Arts Centre in the distance. more

Jun 24, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

The members of the Yukon Artists @ Work Co-operative have put together a pre-Christmas show that gives viewers a multifaceted portrait of winter life in the Yukon. Not surprisingly, blue and violet tones predominate the walls of the Solo Show Room. more

Dec 17, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

When you step into the Solo Show Room at the Copper Moon Gallery, you're greeted with a sense of rhythm. A row of women raise their hands in thanksgiving ... more

Aug 27, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

This past May, member artist Joyce Majiski was working with the Co-op's summer student, Jessie Leschart. They measured the room and figured if they gave each artist a space two- feet wide by five-feet across, the room could be filled. more

Aug 13, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

"It's amazing to see these works all together. It gives me a sense of what it would be like to experience the Yukon. I feel like I'm up there, right now." Jeff Stackhouse is an Abbotsford artist. more

Jun 18, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

On the gorgeous, summery evening of May 1, Ragazze, a solo show of acrylic paintings by Deanna Slonski, opened in the solo-show room at the Yukon Artists @ Work Gallery. Look up "Ragazze" on Google. You will find images of scantily clad women ... more

May 28, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Harreson Tanner and his wife drove up to the Yukon from Vancouver in the summer of 2002. It rained all they way up, but once they got to the Yukon, the Northern sunlight broke through the clouds and put on a show. more

Jan 29, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon People

Way in the farthest back room at the Yukon Artists @ Work Gallery, a series of shows has been planned to span the next two years. The back sun room of the gallery posed problems for hanging artwork: "It was all glass and tin," ... more

Mar 21, 2008 12:00 AM Yukon Arts