Kelly Cannell

Coast Salish


Musqueam First Nation, Vancouver, BC

Kelly has been surrounded with Coast Salish art and culture from birth, and continues to live it every day among her community and with her family, including her two children. In her pursuit for exploring mediums, she has followed her passion for glass to the renowned Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington, and The Glass Furnace in Istanbul, Turkey. Kelly continued to study part-time at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, most recently silk screen printing and acrylic painting. She takes pride in redefining her style and perspective, and continues to challenge herself by expanding on traditional themes, as well as teaching children. Kelly's has been amassing public works throughout the City of Vancouver, including designing storm drain covers with her mother Susan Point, as well as sites at Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC), Vancouver Community College, Musqueam Community Centre, West Broadway, Westbank Towers in Marpole, and a Canada 150 Light Box Mural at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.