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Rig Art: “Energy”

Title: “Energy” Artists: Harold Lyon Year: 1973 Size: 36″ x 24″ Medium: oil on canvas If you’ve been to the CAPP office in downtown Calgary, you may recognize this painting of two rig workers tripping […]

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Rig Art: Oil Drop

Title: Oil Drop Artists: Jade & Austin Mckinnon Year: 2016 Size: 50″ x 31.5″ Medium: Mixed media on wood This piece, simply called “Oil Drop,” is a hand-made creation by two siblings, Jade Mckinnon and […]

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Rig Art – The Spice Trade

In a broad sense, this work by Jason Stout is about a contradiction of time, history, spirituality, identity, and culture. In this scene, a redneck character, (representing an outlaw southern US culture) is attempting to […]

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Calgary’s Rig Art: Legacy

Title: Legacy Artist: Doug Driediger Year: 1997 Calgary Petroleum Club President: Dennis Flanagan A simple stroll through the hallowed halls of the Calgary Petroleum Club in downtown Calgary suggests that oil, cowboys, and western art […]