Tommy Fleger is known for creating one-of-a-kind chairs out of recyclable materials in order to transform the old furniture into a specific persona; whether it's that of a rock star, businessman or hockey hero Don Cherry.
Leonardo Da Vinci slept in 10-minute bursts, Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear and Andy Warhol obsessed about cats. The core collaborators for a group of Calgary designers and artists toss playing cards.
A botanical wetland marked with celebrated sculptures, a home-turned-art-gallery, a centre that marries art and culture, and — if all goes to plan — a welcome destination for national and international artists.
The newest addition that pays homage to the Calgary contemporary art scene aims to offer all of the above, and more.