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Our News

An ongoing series of informational entries.

(please note: photos were cropped during posting. Come in to see the beautiful originals.)


April 20, 2017

We are so proud for Christopher DayOne Carlson to be part HONOR THE EARTH: THE ART OF RESISTANCE TRAVELING EXHIBITION. And excited to have his work hanging in our A + Art Gallery & Unique collections. Come by and see his paintings. See you Soon .

Painting competition battles its way back into Red Deer

April 20, 2017

This recent Art Battle Christopher DayOne Carlson got interviewed by CTV Edmonton. Check it out here and see what they have to say about the awesome Art Battle.

Open House /Grand Opening

April 21, 2017

A + Art Gallery & Unique Collections with The Lyrical Art Gallery are proud to announce and ask you to join us for our Official Opening Saturday April 29th from 11 am to 6 pm .

Located in The Imperial Block Building Downtown Red Deer, Upper Level ( Unit 206 & 203 ) 4919 49th Street

We Welcome you to see TWO wonderful & creative spaces full of Art & More..... Artists are in attendance to talk about there works.

This event is FREE to the public and FREE parking is available .

****** Refreshments & Snacks ****

Galleries West Listing

April 27, 2017

A + Art Gallery & Unique Collections is now listed in Galleries West magazine. See it here.

Contest Winner

May 5, 2017

We are pleased to announce: Ali Marx is the winner of our draw for an original Michael Huyzer painting; Spring Bloom. Thank you to all who entered.

New Artist

May 10, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Rita Schoenberger to A + Art Gallery. Look for her beautiful works In our Gallery 2.

New Artist

May 18, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Mike Vilalsana to A + Art Gallery. Look for his beautiful works In our Gallery 2.

New Items in the gallery.

May 20, 2017

Come in soon to see the many new unique items we have on display in the gallery.

National Aboriginal Day & Alberta Painting Tour

May 31,2017

We will be celebrating aboriginal art all month at A+ Art Gallery. Come in to see our fantastic artists starting off with Chris Day One Carlson and Joshua Alexander on their painting tour on Wednesday,  May 31st from 1pm to 5pm. This is a free event, don't miss it!

Native Arts Collection

May 25, 2017

We will be celebrating aboriginal art for the month of June at A+ Art Gallery. Come in to see our fantastic collection of aboriginal sculptures and art.

The Lyrical Art Gallery joins us in Galleries West Magazine.

May 25, 2017

The Lyrical Gallery is now listed in Galleries West magazine. See it here.

New Artist

June 6, 2017

We are very pleased to welcome Joshua Alexander of My Hands Gallery. to our group of artists at A+ Art Gallery.

Alberta Painting Tour video

June 15, 2017

Here is a brief video of Joshua Alexander's & Chris Day One Carlson's Alberta Gallery Painting tour. See it here.

Portrait Painting Class

June 17, 2017

We had a private booking for portrait painting. 4 Sisters came in & painted each other. They had a wonderful time & are looking forward to another class. Here, they are holding the paintings of themselves done by their sister.

Young Picassos - Birthday Party.

June 10, 2017

We hosted a birthday party for young picassos. They painted & made Beyblades. Much fun had by all.

We're Expanding & Renovating!

June 23, 2017

We are just finishing the renovations of our space. We have a new look & more display room. New artist are joining us and more information to come. New unique inventory has just arrived.

Calling all Artists...

June 23, 2017

Stephensson House is looking for artists to display their work on July 9th for their Poetry event from 1pm to 5pm. Check it out here. If you are interested in displaying your art for free call them  at 403 728 3929.

Renovations Done.

June 25, 2017

We have finished our redesign of the gallery and are excited to invite everyone in to visit us.

Silver Award for best Art Gallery in Red Deer!

June 28, 2017

We were voted the Silver Award for Best Art Gallery in Red Deer! Thank you Red Deer!!

We are very excited to welcome Marianne Harris of Paintwerx Studios to our gallery!

July 7, 2017

Come in to see Marianne's beautiful art work!

Welcome to our gallery Layla Thordarson !

July 7, 2017

Come in to see Layla's beautiful art work!

We are now part of First Fridays

July 7, 2017

Beginning on Friday, August 4th, we will be remaining open for the First Friday event. Come by and see us as well as the Lyrical Gallery.

Randall Cousins' North West Coast Art Show

July 7, 2017

First Fridays

July 15, 2017

We will be part of First Fridays starting August 4th. Come on in and meet our featured artist Marianne Harris between 4 :00pm to  6:00pm for our 1st First Friday reception.

Art Walk/Centerfest

July 25, 2017

We will be hosting an Art Walk for the gallery artists in front of our gallery building: Imperial Block, unit 203, 4919 49th Street, Red Deer. It will take place on July 29th from 12pm to 5:00pm. That is the same day as Centerfest, so come over to see some great art & talk to our artists. Also come up to the gallery & cool off in our air conditioned space.

Layla Billey Thordarson's  announcement in Gallery West magazine

Aug 5, 2017

Aug 10, 2017

We have a selection of original, handmade tables with artist pallet tops available now in the gallery. Each one is unique and created by the collaboration between Michael Huyzer and Ben Hueven. Come in soon to see the best selection. Each table has a unique base (legs) made specifically for the top.

Welcome to our Gallery Sandy Roenspies

Aug 11, 2017

Come in to see Sandy's beautiful gold leaf artworks,  now on display at the gallery. See them here.

New Jewellery Boxes

Aug 22, 2017

Michael Huyzer has just completed 2 new, one of a kind, jewellery boxes. These are old, antique style refurbished pieces in his signature style only available at A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections in Red Deer, Ab. See them here.

We are quickly approaching our 1st year anniversary

Sept 27, 2017

We opened the store with the Rishi Maze in October of 2016  & have gone through many changes since then. We moved to our present location in November, expanded the space by opening the office, gained several new artist  (for a total of 15 artists now), and helped with the opening of the Lyrical Gallery  down the hall with Cathy Bible.For those who know us, We are very big Halloweeners (here's the evidence: House of Halloween), and opening a store in October was a huge challenge! But it's been very rewarding.

Come in to see our newly opened space and permanent classroom

Oct 11, 2017

We have just finished our new display space which opened with Michael Huyzer's 'Things that go bump in the night' exhibition. It will be ongoing until November 2nd. We also opened our new permanent classroom which is available for all our classes and private bookings.

Come help us celebrate our 1st year anniversary

Nov.4th, 2017

Come on in and see our updated gallery space and help celebrate our 1st year anniversary. Several of our artists will be in attendance. Come in for inspiration from them and have a bite to eat.

New giftware and art pieces now in store

Nov.25th, 2017

Exciting new giftware and artwork has arrived in store just in time for Christmas! As always, we are changing and evolving. Always bringing new and unique items in for an exciting shopping experience. Stop in today for the best selection!

December First Friday Featured Artist: Sandy Roenspies

Dec.1st, 2017

Come in and meet Sandy Roenspies for first Friday on December 1st between 4 and 6pm. She is a mixed media artist who utilizes gold leaf in her art work to enhance the beauty of nature as viewed through her eyes Her show runs through to December 30th. Come in soon to see  her amazing work.

Holiday closures.


The Art Gallery will be closed  from Saturday December 23rd until Wednesday December 27th.We regret any inconvenience and will see you on Wednesday  Dec. 27th when we resume normal store hours.

Holiday Greetings

Dec 19th/2017

We have had an amazing year and could not have had the experiences we've had without you, our valued customers! We would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year filled with lots of joy, happiness, and prosperity. Merry Christmas.

January First Friday Featured Artist: Meghan Harkins

Jan.1st, 2018

Meghan Harkins is a new Red Deer artist who works with alcohol inks on Yupo paper. Her show runs from January 1st through to the 31st. Come in soon to see  her amazing work.

January is here, happy New Year!! 

Jan.2nd, 2018

We have redesigned the gallery space & are hanging new artists in the gallery.  Come in soon to see the new inventory andartwork.

February First Friday Featured Artist: Mike Villasana

Feb.2nd, 2018

Mike Villasana is a Red Deer artist who works with inks, watercolors, and acrylics.. His show runs from February 1st through to the 28th. Come in soon to see his amazing work.

March First Friday Featured Artist: Haley Wasdal

Feb.28th, 2018

Haley Wasdal is a Red Deer artist who works with graphite and acrylics.. Her show runs from March 1st through to the 31st. Come in soon to see her amazing work.

April First Friday Featured Artist: Denise Gummeson

April 6th, 2018

Denise is a Wetaskiwin artist who works with and teaches Paverpol sculpting. Her show runs from April 1st through to the 30th. Come in soon to see her amazing work.

June's First Friday Featured Artist: Emily Thomson

May 30th, 2018

For the month of June we are excited to show the talents of Artist Emily Thomson each piece is a creation of color and creative ideas from Emily.

In part Artist Emily Thomson will do 40% proceeds from sales the month of June a silent auction of her work will go to The Ronald McDonald House in memory of Zachary Howell Thomson

We are looking forward to having you join us. See you soon.

Gold Award for Best Art Gallery in Red Deer


Thank you everyone for voting us the Gold Award for best Art Gallery in Red Deer for the 2018 Best of Red Deer. You can find it here.

Gold Award for Best Art Gallery in Red Deer

July 3rd,2019

Thank you everyone for voting us for the Gold Award for Best Art Gallery in Red Deer for the 2019 and 2020 Best of Red Deer.