Robert Davidson’s sculpture Eagle Calling was inaugurated at Frank Hurt Park in the Newton area of Surrey, south of Vancouver, as a memorial to Devon Allaire-Bell, murdered nearby in 2011. The young man was affiliated with the Haida nation.
Here is the eightieth issue of The Beat, a free, independent newsletter keeping you up-to-date on art, artists and exhibitions of the First Nations on Canada’s Pacific coast.
This fall a number of galleries have focused on the creation of serigraph prints by Northwest coast First Nations artists. A show in Ottawa shows the early stages of this practice, then in Victoria Salish and Nuu-chah-nulth works in particular are displayed for thoughtful viewers.
Thank you to our subscribers for your patience with duplicate mailings this month! We’re still working the kinks out of our mailing list program…
Ann Cameron and Dave Dumaresq.