Oct 052014
 

Chris Paul, Conservation

The University of Victoria’s Legacy Gallery Downtown is featuring Perpetual Salish: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection with “creative and vital” Coast Salish artists, including Susan Point, Maynard Johnny Jr., Chris Paul and Dylan Thomas, until January 10, 2014. The exhibition is curated by lessLIE.

Salish Reflection: Coast Salish Art and Artists on Campus is a smaller exhibition at Legacy Downtown honouring Coast Salish artists Chris Paul, Maynard Johnny Jr., and knitters May Sam and the Olsen family (Adam, Joni, and their mother Sylvia), who were part of the University of Victoria’s Artist in Residence Program through the Department of Anthropology between 2011 and 2013. During their 3 month residency these artists taught students about their own artistic practices as well as aspects of Coast Salish history and contemporary culture.

For more on all three UVic shows, see http://www.uvac.uvic.ca

Jun 072012
 
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun I Have a Vision that Some Day all Indigenous People Will Have Freedom and Self Government, 1987  Photo: Dietrich Graf, Staat. Museen zu Berlin

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun I Have a Vision that Some Day all Indigenous People Will Have Freedom and Self Government, 1987 Photo: Dietrich Graf, Staat. Museen zu Berlin

The State Ethnology Museum in Berlin Dahlem is exhibiting works by North American First Nations artists who work in styles relating to modern art and their own traditions. Northwest coast artists chosen from its collection include Robert Davidson, Susan Point, Tony Hunt, Nicolas Galanin and Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun.

A 192-page catalogue accompanies the show; it runs until October 28 2012. See

http://www.smb.museum/indianischemoderne/index.php?page_id=1

Jun 072012
 
Joe David, Grandfather (Stone) & Grandfather (Glass)  Stonington Gallery/ZensPhoto

Joe David, Grandfather (Stone) & Grandfather (Glass) Stonington Gallery/ZensPhoto

The Stonington Gallery in Seattle opens its Steal the Sun, Feel the Heat: A Group Exhibition in Glass on June 7 2012. Artists include Joe David, Preston Singletary, Raven Skyriver, Susan Point and Alano Edzerza. On June 18 at 6:30 pm, Raven Skyriver will speak at the Stonington Gallery about his career, artistic influences and technique.

Jan 092012
 
Chris Paul Conservation, 2004  From Victoria Collects: The Salish Weave Collection  Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Chris Paul Conservation, 2004 From Victoria Collects: The Salish Weave Collection Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Victoria Collects: A View into Private Art Collections from the Region is a series of shows at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, showing art by major artists, from Piet Mondrian to Andy Warhol to E. J. Hughes.

A section of the project, Victoria Collects: The Salish Weave Collection focuses on works by contemporary Coast Salish artists, including Susan Point, lessLIE and Luke Marston, from the collection of George and Christiane Smyth. The Salish Weave Collection is at the AGGV until May 6 2012.

On March 15 2012 at 7 pm, collector George Smyth will speak to the public on “The 100-Mile Collection: Contemporary Coast Salish Art” at the AGGV.

Sonny Assu is one of five artists participating in the exhibition Throw Down: Sonny Assu, Gregory Ball, Megan Dickie, Tyler Hodgins Alison MacTaggart, from January 27 to May 6 2012.

For more information see http://aggv.ca

Nov 012011
 

The Coastal Peoples Gallery in Vancouver’s Gastown has organized, Coast Salish Masterworks, an exhibition of work by Coast Salish artists to celebrate its 15th anniversary, November 12 to December 30, 2011. Artists showing their work include Rena Point Bolton, Susan Point, Shaun Peterson, Tom and Kelly Cannell, Joe Wilson, Jody Broomfield, Maynard Johnny Jr., Stan Greene, lessLie, and Angela, Jane, Karen and Luke Marston. See http://www.coastalpeoples.com