Earthly Delights Project - A Story As Old As Time
Calgary Stampede Art Show : July 5 - 14 2024
Fun Money: Available now through Abstract Art Canada- Online
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Current Project:
Earthly Delights: Lost in The Garden

With support from the Canada Council for the Arts,  I will be working on Earthly Delights – Lost In the Garden through the rest of 2023. This project will explore themes from health and diet culture in a contemporary reinterpretation of Hieronymous Bosch’s 16th century epic masterpiece, The Garden of Earthly Delights. Have an opinion you want to share on health and diet culture today? Get in touch with me!

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Fresh Art:
Earthly Delights: 10 Still Life Paintings in Places

Story As Old As Time 24" x 30" O/C (2022) Debbie.lee Miszaniec

With support from Calgary Arts Development Association and The City of Calgary,  I completed a series of paintings exploring health and diet culture through contemporary still life painting in the larger environment. What does that mean exactly? I’ve set up an Earthly Delights Gallery page for the project: In addition I will be releasing a series of in depth blog posts about the process and ideas behind each of the paintings. I’ll share compilations of those blog posts in my quarterly newsletter so signing up for that will help you catch them all .  Want to see the finished work exhibited in your venue or community? Get in touch with me!

Past Exhibitions (Viewable Online):

2021
Medium of Exchange Process - Virtual Exhibition:

Life, A Creative Process: Voice 48x78 Acrylic on Canvas, 2021

Covid-19’s silver lining to staging shows in venues closed to the public waaaay back in the spring of 2021? The necessity to develop virtual exhibitions: Visit the gallery page to see the rest of the paintings in this project. Follow the links to the virtual exhibition and closing reception recording, which are still available to view online.

2022
Moving Pictures / Kitchen Feminism Covid-19 Storytelling Project Gallery:

Image courtesy Kitchen Feminism. Producer Dawn van de Shoot, photographer Shannon Smith, stylist Nicole Does Makeup

I invite you to learn more about this project documenting the experiences of individual women (including yours truly) living through the Covid-19 pandemic. Produced by Dawn van de Shoot and photographed by Shannon Smith, this collaborative story telling project has created some truly memorable images and I was honoured to participate. You can see the Kitchen Feminism gallery live here  and read more about my contribution, Not Enough Cubicles Here, on my blog.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

***UPDATE***

Changes to the location and possibly date for this exhibition forthcoming…Check back soon.

July 5 – August 16 2024
Power or Glory 
Opening Reception July 5 2024
The Prairie  Crocus, Stride Gallery,
1006 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary AB

July 5 – 14 2024
Calgary Stampede Art Show  – Art Gallery
Meet The Artist: TBA
Western Oasis, Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
Calgary AB

October 8 – November 30 2024
Body and Mind 
Opening Reception November 1 2024
Kiwanis Gallery, Red Deer Public Library
4818 49th Street, Red Deer AB

Media:

Click to Read the Show Review

A Painted Garage Door Mural for Your Home?

Sawmill Lake, Exterior Garage Door Mural in Calgary AB painted 2022 by me (Debbie.lee Miszaniec) on my garage door.

Last summer I completed this mural on my garage door. There was such a great response to the project that I may open up bookings for garage door murals for summer of 2024.  I would only have a few slots available between late spring and early fall, weather dependant. If you are interested in something like this let me know.

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