This week’s Business Spotlight shines on one of downtown Red Deer’s amazing Art Galleries, A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections! Located in the Imperial building (4919 49 St) in unit 203 this art gallery just celebrated its fourth year downtown and features an array of pieces from local artists. We sat down with the owner and artist, Micheal Huyzer, to learn more.

What is your business?

We are A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections, a local art gallery.


When did you open?

We opened in November of 2016, in the Imperial Block Building. We started small and have grown in the last four years.

What would you say makes your business unique?

A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections is very different in concept, offering artists the opportunity to sell and display their unique art and giving customers a chance to discover over 40 local and surrounding artists and many mediums in one place. We have won three gold, and one silver awards for the best art gallery in Red Deer. 

What are some products/services that you offer?

A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections showcases over 40 local artists. We have art workshops every Saturday for teens to adults to express themselves in oils, acrylic, mixed media, sculpture, plus more! We have an art mentoring program for up and coming artists to help them grow in the world of art.

Why did you choose Downtown Red Deer as the location for your business?

We enjoy the other local businesses, the unique shops, and we wanted to bring something special and different from what is an art gallery, to us.

What do you think makes Downtown vibrant?

We work in the Downtown core and we support local shops for their unique ways of showcasing their businesses and mixtures of products and services.

I love Downtown Red Deer because… It is a great community of people, businesses, and talents where you can experience what is the best of Red Deer!

If you’re looking for a unique and locally made art piece for yourself or for someone else, check out A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collections!




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