About Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope is where creativity comes alive! We are a community that offers an accessible and nurturing environment for expression and self exploration. Kaleidoscope provides everyone with opportunities to express themselves, helping participants realize their full and perhaps untapped creative potential. At Kaleidoscope everyone is an artist.

We all have a unique mark to make, come and make it with us!

Hung new work by Paul Sisetski in Kinsmen Village. “I bring color to a dark and withering planet.” Go check it out! This series is powerful

Hung new work by Paul Sisetski in Kinsmen Village. Go check it out! This series, starting with “for” is inspired by a series of ribbons by @alanamoorestudio

ARTIST OF THE MONTH:
KEN UDELL.
October- November 2018.
Ken Udell (b. 1949) joined the Art Studio a year ago when he moved to Sherbrooke. Ken never thought he would be an artist. He saw himself as a sports guy. He played recreational hockey until he was 50s, and now he watches his grandchildren play. His other favourite sport to watch is soccer. But since moving to Sherbrooke, Ken works in the art studio five days a week, exploring different mediums including, drawing, acrylic painting and most recently, watercolour painting. Ken’s first pieces were of cattle, farm equipment and barns, reflecting the artist’s love of small farm living. His current watercolour paintings are eloquently simple and show a curiosity for the medium and subject. With their illustrative style, they each tell a story of Ken’s past, interests and other worlds.
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Ken is originally from Viscount, Saskatchewan. Ken farmed until 1985, then he started and managed David’s restaurant in Saskatoon. After five years, he sold the business and moved to Vancouver Island where he had a window covering business. Due to health conditions, Ken suddenly went blind and returned to Saskatoon to be around family and take care of his health.
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This year, Ken participated in Spirit of Saskatchewan, an art show at STM (St. Thomas More), and as a result, he sold one of his paintings of Simmental Cattle.
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“I never thought I’d be making art, it’s not hockey!”
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“I enjoy painting, it’s hard to describe- It’s a very relaxing and rewarding past time.”

Figureground runs until August 2nd- go check out Paul’s recent work alongside other fantastic works by many local Saskatoon artists!
Paul Sistetski
Untitled, 2018
Acrylic on canvas
12”x12”
$360.00 (+ taxes)

“Iʼve always been an artist.”

Majorie David working on a new painting

Majorie David working on a new painting

New work by Marjorie David

Kelly MacDougall working on her most recent landscape

New work by Marjorie David

ARTIST OF THE MONTH
Donna Taniskishayinew
July-August 2018
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Donna Taniskishayinew was born in Saskatoon in 1973. Donna brings joy and enthusiasm to her art. Her images are a combination of memory and imagination. She always has many stories to share with us in the Art Studio. Donna primarily enjoys drawing with coloured pencils, markers, and pastels and has been experimenting with watercolour painting.
“I love art because it’s fun and makes me happy.”
“I like drawing houses, trees, the sun, animals and friends.”
“I like drawing stories of my life.”

Paul Sisetski and his good friend, Ken Udell at the opening reception at @artplacementgallery. Thanks for coming Ken! Ken also paints in the studio at Sherbrooke, and together they paint and tell inside jokes all day.

Figureground runs until August 2nd- go check out Paul’s recent work alongside other fantastic works by many local Saskatoon artists!
Paul Sistetski
Untitled, 2018
Acrylic on canvas
12”x12”
$360.00 (+ taxes)

What an incredible turn out for figureground at @artplacementgallery ! Paul Sisetski had a great time visiting with friends, seeing old friends and meeting other artists in the show. Thanks for such a fantastic afternoon Art Placement!

John and Alana posing in front of his work. What a great piece with a cool story behind it.
John has an amazing memory and has shared so many amazing stories with me. I am privileged to get to know this artist on a daily basis.