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Tom Thomson in the Rockies?

One mystery Debra Hay, a Canadian art researcher living in England, is working to solve is whether Thomson painted in the Rocky Mountains. Until recently, it’s generally been accepted that Thomson never travelled to the Rockies, unlike many of his contemporaries, including members of the Group of Seven. But Hay believes that he did, and she also believes that she has the proof: namely five sketch paintings of the mountains dated between 1912 and 1914. Two of these sketches, one of which became known as the “Italian Tom,” include a large building. Continue reading

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Historic designation for the Canmore Hotel

It’s good news for the Canmore Hotel. Built in 1890, the Canmore Hotel was recently declared a municipal historic site. This means one of Alberta’s last-remaining wooden hotels is protected. It can’t be torn down. The owner, Neil Richardson of … Continue reading

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Canmore Juxtapsed opens Saturday (Feb. 7) from 7-9 p.m.

Canmore Juxtaposed: An exhibition of blended photography opens at the Canmore Civic Centre atrium Saturday (Feb. 7) from 7-9 p.m. as part of 2015 Exposure Photography Festival and there’s good news. The caveat—that the show will only be up for … Continue reading

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Canmore Juxtaposed: Feb. 7 opening with a caveat

The 2015 Exposure Photography Festival begins in the Bow Valley at the end of the month and with it comes the Saturday, Feb. 7 opening (7-9 p.m.) of Canmore Juxtaposed: An exhibition of blended photography in the Canmore Civic Centre … Continue reading

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Canmore Juxtaposed: less than a month to go (please consider donating)

February is fast approaching and with it comes the Exposure 2015 Photography Festival and the launch of Canmore Juxtaposed: an exhibition of blended photographs. Many thanks to everyone who has  supported this project so far. These contributions have been used … Continue reading

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Bringing the ‘Old Canmore’ back to life

By Tanya Foubert Rocky Mountain Outlook, Oct. 9, 2014 Many have often lamented that Canmore’s historical built form has slowly been laid waste for duplexes, townhouses and second homes, but a new project by a local photographer is bringing the … Continue reading

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Canmore Juxtaposed – limited-edition print still available

Do you love the Canmore Hotel? Do you love music? Do you love Canmore’s history? If you answered yes to all three there’s still time to own a copy of this unique, limited-edition blended photograph featuring the Canmore Hotel as … Continue reading

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Canmore: Juxtaposed

Canmore: Juxtaposed An exhibition of blended photographs, February 2015 I’m working with the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre to create an exhibition of blended photographs (superimposing historical photographs into modern ones) for February as part of the 2015 Exposure Photography … Continue reading

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Memories of Canmore – 1933

The following excerpt was taken from a 1979 interview with Geraldine Violet Minota Light, who arrived in Canmore in 1933 with her husband, RCMP officer John Green. The couple lived in the NWMP barracks on Main Street for nearly two … Continue reading

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Blended photographs of Canmore: exhibition summer 2014

Good news on the blended historical/modern photographs of Canmore front: I’m working with the Canmore Museum to put together an exhibition of blended photographs for next summer. Look for a fundraiser beginning relatively soon. The museum will raffle off blended … Continue reading

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