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Blog Posts are the news outlet of Salish Weave. Timely, the blogs inform you of what is going on at Salish Weave. They also cover current and upcoming events and exhibitions, news and publications about Salish art and artists.
10 Jun 2014

The Spirit Wrestler Gallery of Vancouver, British Columbia announces a solo retrospective exhibition and a book release featuring a comprehensive collection of limited edition prints created by Coast Salish artist Susan Point from 1981 to present.

Susan is a prolific graphic artist who uses a variety of printmaking techniques and publishes several limited edition serigraphs every year...

7 Nov 2013

In collaboration with the City of Victoria, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is hosting a First Nations Artist Forum this Saturday, November 9 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Coast Salish artist lessLIE, whose work is currently exhibited at AGGV, joins Dzawada'enuxw (Kwakwaka'wakw) artist Marianne Nicolson and artist Tania Willard of the Secwepemc Nation in a...

11 Sep 2013

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) invites the public to the opening celebration of the Urban Thunderbirds / Ravens in a Material World exhibition on Saturday, September 21, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.  Come and meet Coast Salish artists, lessLIE and Dylan Thomas, the Urban Thunderbirds, and Kwakwaka’wakw artists Francis Dick and Rande Cook, the Ravens.

This...

2 Sep 2013

 

The University of Washington’s Burke Museum held an event titled Coast Salish Art in the 21st Century in April. Weavers Heather Johnson-Jock and Danielle Morsette, carver Luke Marston and graphic artist lessLIE were panellists in a discussion led by Shaun Peterson, also a Salish artist.

To the right is Shaun's Journey by Moonlight created...

19 Aug 2013

Three serigraphs from Box Set I of the Salish Weave collection are currently on display in the Native American gallery of the Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University. They are:

Answer to the Call, 2004, Ink on paper,

Maynard Johnny Jr.

 

 

 

 

Thunderbird and Killerwhale,...

15 Aug 2013

OUR BLANKETS, OUR STORIES

This show with Mark Preston, my mentor, and kind and quiet teacher, reflects a deep friendship like a warm blanket wrapped around your shoulders. Tlingit meets Salish. Chris Paul

New works by Coast Salish artist Chris Paul and Tlingit artist Mark Preston will be on display at Alcheringa Gallery, 665...

21 Mar 2013

London

On February 27, at a reception marking the opening of the BC Trade and Investment Office at the Canadian High Commission in London, The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented the Salish Weave Collection Box Set I to Susan Haird, Head of the Office, and to High Commissioner Gordon Campbell.

The nine serigraphs from...

6 Mar 2013

 

Iona Beach  (2012 Ink on Paper)

The serigraph Iona Beach completes Susan Point's Blue Herons series. The artwork in these 3 limited edition serigraphs is based on a public art commission for the 2010 Olympic skating oval in Richmond BC. They are further explorations of the design that is incorporated into the structural...