In Vancouver, Macaulay & Co Fine Art is presenting an exhibition of fine watercolour paintings by Henry Speck, Chief U’dziztalis (1908-1971), until January 16 2014. The Kwakwaka’wakw artist lived part of his life in Alert Bay where he was a great cultural resource for succeeding generations. A solo show of Speck’s masterful work was held [Read more]
This is the seventy-first issue of The Beat, a free, independent newsletter that brings you up-to-date on the art, artists and events of the First Nations on Canada’s Pacific Coast.
In this issue you will find:
- two memorable and major exhibitions, Edenshaw and Davidson, attract admiration in Vancouver and Seattle. But Beat Nation continues its journey across Canada with a new venue in Halifax
- Christmas-related events and unusual gift choices with Northwest Coast designs
- news about awards and opportunities for First Nations artists.
Our best wishes for joyful holidays!
Ann Cameron and Dave Dumaresq.