Welcome to The Salish Weave Collection

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Salish Weave actively supports and promotes awareness of artists who are contributing to the revival of Coast Salish art. We hope you enjoy exploring The Salish Weave Collection.

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The Artists

Jane (Kwatleematt) is a Coast Salish artist from the Stz'uminus (Chemainus) First Nation. She started carving in 1984 under the mentorship of Simon Charlie and worked on art projects with him until his passing in 2005. Jane is of the...
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...
Dylan (Qwul’thilum) Thomas was born in Victoria, British Columbia in 1986. He is a member of the Lyackson First Nation, whose traditional territory is Valdes Island, one of the Gulf Islands of the Salish Sea. Dylan’s family upheld...
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.  ...