Raven Song

Dylan Thomas
2020
Carved yellow cedar and pyrophyllite inlays
10” x 21”
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Guardians of the Sky

Kelly Cannell
2015
Serigraph: Ink on Paper
18” x 28”
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Summer Loon

Margaret August
2019
Painted cedar bentwood box
6” x 7.25” x 5.5”
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Native Sisterhood

Susan Point
2019
26.5” x 22”
Serigraph: Ink on Paper
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Embracing Diversity

Susan A. Point
2020
26”x26”
Serigraph: Ink on Paper
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Raven Song

Dylan Thomas
2020
Carved yellow cedar and pyrophyllite inlays
10” x 21”
View Artist Bio

 

Guardians of the Sky

Kelly Cannell
2015
Serigraph: Ink on Paper
18” x 28”
View Artist Bio

Summer Loon

Margaret August
2019
Painted cedar bentwood box
6” x 7.25” x 5.5”
View Artist Bio

 

Native Sisterhood

Susan Point
2019
26.5” x 22”
Serigraph: Ink on Paper
View Artist Bio

 

Embracing Diversity

Susan A. Point
2020
26”x26”
Serigraph: Ink on Paper
View Artist Bio

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  • John Marston


    Coast Salish carver John Marston (Qap’u’luq) was born in 1978 in Ladysmith, British Columbia. His parents David and Jane Marston, both carvers, were his first teachers and John picked up a carving knife at the age of eight. John was mentored by the late Coast Salish carver Simon Charlie who taught him the legends of the … 

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  • Liam Paul


    Born in 1999, Liam is the second child, and only son, of Coast Salish artist Chris Paul. The Paul family is from the T’sartlip Nation and lives in Brentwood Bay, on the Saanich peninsula of Vancouver Island. Under the tutelage of his father, Liam started carving at seven years old. Later, he attended Carve Night, … 

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  • Margaret August


    Margaret August is a Two-Spirited, Coast Salish artist from the Shíshálh Nation. Margaret was born in 1983 in the traditional unceded Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ territories, now known as Victoria, British Columbia. Margaret’s work is inspired by their traditional teachings and encounters with nature. Margaret began developing their artistic talents at an early age and carried … 

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  • lessLIE


    Born Leslie Sam Robert in 1973, in Duncan, British Columbia, lessLIE is Coast Salish of Cowichan, Penelakut and Esquimalt Nations, and of Irish, Italian, and French heritage. lessLIE has a BA in First Nations Studies from Malaspina College, now the Vancouver Island University. While working on this undergraduate degree, lessLIE began to study Coast Salish … 

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