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cultural imPRINT: Northwest Coast Prints

2017

Tacoma Art Museum’s Haub Curator of Western American Art, Faith Brower, has partnered with guest curator and Haub Fellow, India Young, from Victoria, B.C., to present this selection of approximately 50 prints featuring sixty years of...

Susan Point: Spindle Whorl

2017

Over the past three and a half decades, Musqueam artist Susan Point has received wide acclaim for her accomplished and remarkably wide-ranging oeuvre that forcefully asserts the vitality of Coast Salish culture, both past and present. During...

The Salish Weave Collection: Works on Paper

2017

This exhibition features work from the Salish Weave Collection, a private collection of contemporary Coast Salish art that weaves together the distinctive forms and designs of established and emerging artists. With work by Andy Everson, Maynard...

Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking

2016

Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking was presented at the University of Victoria Legacy Art Gallery Downtown from June 4 – October 4, 2016. This exhibition was guest curated by Dr. Andrea N. Walsh, Associate Professor, ...

Perpetual Salish: In Print

2015

Perpetual Salish: In Print, A Selection of Serigraphs from the Salish Weave Collection was presented at the A. Wilfrid Johns Gallery (MacLaurin Building, A Wing, University of Victoria Campus) from June 1 to July 30, 2015. This...

Perpetual Salish: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection

2014

In this exhibition curated by Coast Salish artist lessLIE, the theme of perpetuation unified the work of five contemporary Coast Salish artists who live and work in this region. The word perpetuation is meant to suggest a continuum of...

Urban Thunderbirds - Ravens in a Material World

2013

The exhibition Urban Thunderbirds / Ravens in a Material World held at the Art Gallery of Victoria from September 20, 2013 to January 12, 2014, is the result of a creative collaboration with co-curators and artists lessLIE and Rande Cook, as well...

Victoria Collects: The Salish Weave Collection

2012

The Salish Weave Collection, as part of the Victoria Collects exhibition, demonstrates that a passion for local indigenous art can translate beyond amassing and decorating to sharing and educating. Focused exclusively on works by contemporary...

Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast 2009-2010

2010, 2009

Art of the Northwest Coast has re-emerged in the twenty-first century. Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast exhibition explores the art of forty contemporary Northwest Coast artists. It...

SMASH: International Indigenous Weaving

2010

This exhibition showcased the works of Salish, Mi’kmaq, Alaskan, Southwestern, and Hawaiian artists through the medium of weaving and brought together 16 artists and over 60 works of art from the five regions. Featuring pieces on loan from...

Transporters: Contemporary Salish Art

2007

This exhibition was in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Canada Council for the Arts and featured the work of ten Salish artists from Southwest British Columbia and Washington State in a cross-section of ideas and images that express new...

Record, (Re)create: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection

2015, 2014, 2013

Record, (Re)create: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection showcases a selection of works by fourteen artists of Coast Salish ancestry from the Salish Weave Collection, a private art collection held in British Columbia....