Summer 2017 Notables

By Alex Dawkins
Posted in News, on June 12, 2017

- Congratulations to the 2017 YVR Art Foundation Youth Scholarship recipients Austin Harry (Squamish), Jamie Nole (Tahltan/Nisga'a), Atheana Picha (Kwantlen), Kelsey Sparrow (Musqueam), Towustasin Stocker (Haida), Veronica Waechter (Gitxsan), and Joshua Watts (Nuu-chah-nulth/Lake Cowichan). Friend of the gallery Phil Gray (Ts'msyen/Cree) has been awarded the 2017 YVR Mid-Career Artist Scholarship.

- It is wedding season, and our giftware website Northwest Coast Gifts has endless options for presents. From serving sets to glass vases, we have a broad range of elegant items available. Prices range from $40-$200 CAD and we ship internationally:

- A 68-foot pole has been raised in front of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts by Kwakwaka’wakw artist Charles Joseph in acknowledgement of residential school survivors across the country. It will be in Montreal all summer as part of the city’s open-air museum, A Walk of Peace.

- June 21st is National Aboriginal Day. Numerous activities will be taking place at Vancouver’s Trout Lake between 12pm-10pm. Performers include singer/songwriter Candace Curr and the Git Hayetsk Dancers, amongst many others. Additional details can be found at: