The Liquid Muse Art

Interview by Dami Fadipe. Photos by William Geier. My name is Katie Kriekle. I’m an artist, as well as the owner of The Liquid Muse Art. I focus mostly on abstract expressionism in my paintings, but I have been known to dabble in other styles of painting as well. My style can be quite diverse.

Beer-cycle Tour

Story by David Babcock. Photos and map by William Geier. While I was unloading my bike from the trunk of the van, I remarked to my friend that it was the perfect day for a bike ride. It was just hot enough to be enjoyable, but breezy enough that we wouldn’t be sweating buckets and exhausted by the time we finished our planned brewery bike tour.

Some Fellows

Story by Aaron Mottershead. Photos by William Geier. Some Fellows is a young, up-and-coming band that is breaking through Calgary’s music scene. This alternative rock group consists of Rory Rheaume (vocals and guitar), Jesse Schwarz (bass), and Parker Sakatch (drums).

Andrew’s Pale Horses

Story by Laurel McLean. Photos by Max Foley. Andrew’s Pale Horses is the psychedelic, alternative-rock brainchild of Andrew Ellergodt, an eccentric, self-taught and multitalented musician.

JBo Airbrush

Story by William Geier. Photos by Kelsey Zeoli. Airbrushing is a challenging and time-consuming art form that requires painstaking preparation and an eye for extreme detail. Anybody that has tackled this medium obviously enjoys a challenge.

Highwood Pass

Story and photos by Gryphon Black-Wallis. The south end of Highway 40 through Kananaskis houses the highest paved pass in Canada: Highwood Pass. Between the months of December and June, the pass is closed to vehicles, making it an ideal location to ride long stretches of road on a bike.


Story by Taylor Odishaw-Dyck. Photos by Kaitlyn Kerr. Before attending a local house show featuring artists from the music collective Fossil Records, I got a chance to catch up with a good friend of mine, Philip Van Hooft, the main songwriter behind the new four-piece indie outfit, the Dabdorians.