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2017 Canadian Biennial

2017-2018

 

"The fourth edition of the Canadian Biennial brings together a comprehensive selection of works acquired since 2014 by the Gallery’s departments of Contemporary Art, Indigenous Art, and the Canadian...

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...

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...

The Salish Weave Collection: Works on Paper

2017

 

This exhibition featured 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...

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...

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,...

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...

Urban Thunderbirds - Ravens in a Material World

2013

 

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

Victoria Collects: The Salish Weave Collection

2012

 

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

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 explored the art of 40 contemporary Northwest...

SMASH: International Indigenous Weaving

2010

 

"This SMASH 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...

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...

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

2015, 2014, 2013

 

"Organized by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the touring exhibition Record, (Re)create: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection showcased a selection of works by 14 artists of...