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A Transformative Journey through the Rockies

October 2, 2021 – January 29, 2022

In 2017, Calgary native Robert Lemermeyer started hiking in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. His drive to conquer these peaks was soon replaced by a deepening relationship with his son, Yuri, and a growing passion for nature photography. Robert discovered that time spent in nature was directly correlated with a positive boost to his mental health and wellbeing. With each scramble, the transformative power of nature was unlocked. Each photograph in Robert’s exhibition Relief speaks of his gratitude for these spaces; for their endless inspiration, and the preciousness of our natural wilderness. We invite you to pause, take a deep breath, and enjoy this immersive experience.

The exhibit is sponsored by Mortgage Pal, Brigitte and Henning Freybe, Province of BC and Canadian Heritage.

Photographs from the exhibit will be available for purchase, with the proceeds supporting the artist and the ongoing work of the Bateman Foundation to build relationships with nature. The official public launch event takes place on October 2nd from 10:00am to 4:00pm, more information here. The Bateman Gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. Admission is by donation.