A retail and condo development at Granville Street and by Westbank Developments has showcased the fine weavings of Musqueam artists Robyn Sparrow, Krista Point and Debra Sparrow as part of the Safeway façade on Granville Street at 70th Avenue. Debra Sparrow says in her artist’s statement: “I am honoured to exhibit my weavings in this [Read more]
This is the seventy-fifth 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.
- Canada’s National Gallery is honouring Charles Edenshaw, the Haida master whose influence is still deeply felt and honoured nearly a century after his death.
- Other exhibitions of work by Lyle Wilson, Robert Davidson and commissions by many artists enrich our visual environment. In Whistler, tattoos by Salish peoples attract an audience.
- New books enlighten us about artists, film and the cultural influence of language.
Best wishes as we welcome spring,
Ann Cameron and Dave Dumaresq.