Youth Art Show

We are just finishing up the exhibition of the Valley Youth Show at the Smithers Art Gallery, which I coordinate and install, and features primarily my students' artwork, though we also invite other youth artists from around the Bulkley Valley to...

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Smithers Pride Days 2018

We recently held two fabulous Pride Days here in Smithers.  At our high school, we had our 2nd annual one on Friday May 25.  And because of last year's amazing SSS Pride, which attracted many community citizens, the energy to create the first...

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Northwest Coast Canoe & Paddle

We've been very fortunate at Smithers Secondary School to be able to provide an opportunity for our students to learn from some local Indigenous artists. A sizeable war canoe named "Nyībegh" meaning, "Stability on Water" in Witsuwit'en, needed...

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Fences: PG

Two Rivers Gallery Exhibition Announcement - FENCES The exhibition "Fences" opened last Thursday at the Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George.  As I've mentioned, I have 2 pieces in the show: portraits of young local Indigenous folks (former students of mine...

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Packing Art

I recently spent some time packing up two artworks for an upcoming group show entitled FENCES at the Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George.  They are from my series looking at how First Nations are responding to the history of colonialism on their land, and...

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“Many Lives” Complete

Well, my show is done now. I took it down Wednesday night. It was a wonderful run ... I received many positive and inspired comments from the community, both verbally and in the comment book, from little kids to adults. I feel very fortunate to...

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Newspaper Feature

Just thought I'd post the two newspaper articles that appeared in the Interior News for my show. Here are a couple of links as well.  First for the online content on the Interior News website: Oct.25 and Nov.1.  And then for pdf's that I host....

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Opening Night

Well, opening night was nearly two weeks ago now, and so I should get to posting some photos of the night. It was a fabulous evening, with so much community support and interest.  About 150 people passed through the doors that night. Lot's of...

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“Many Lives” poster

Here is the exhibition poster for my solo show at the Smithers Art Gallery, open to the public tomorrow.  Grand opening reception is this Friday. I spent many hours installing it yesterday, with great help from a couple of folks. I'm happy with how it...

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Upcoming show – Smithers

Well, I'm getting to the final stages of making sure things are ready for my art show in two weeks.  Here are some recent photos of some of the last bits of studio work that I'm preparing.  I have lot's of work from various series already done, as this...

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