Author - Claire Horner

Celebrating Nunavut Day 2024: Joanie Ragee

As an emerging talent rising from a place rich in Inuit narrative, Joanie Ragee has a family lineage steeped in artistic excellent. In 1986, Joanie was born into the renowned

Happy Father’s Day!

This Father's Day, Coastal Peoples Gallery invites you to celebrate the remarkable fathers and father figures in our lives with the beauty and significance of Indigenous art. Our exquisite
Purple Bones by Shuvinai Ashoona, Cape Dorset Etching & Chine Collé on Acid-free paper, Edition 29 of 50 Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection 2021 Unframed

Shunivai Ashoona – Curator’s Choice Spring 2024

The recent announcement of Shuvinai Ashoona’s remarkable achievements are to be celebrated given that she’s now a distinguished recipient of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts

International Women’s Day

Celebrating the essence of creativity and determination, on this International Women's Day, we spotlight Cori Savard, a distinguished figure in the world of West Coast Indigenous art. Born in Masset, Haida Gwaii
Red Cedar wood, Leather cord, Acrylic paint Resilience Canoe Bentwood Box by Pacific Northwest Coast Native Artist Bruce Alfred

Canadian Truth & Reconciliation Day | A Sacred Journey of Healing

On September 30th, we gather as one heart to recognize and pay tribute to the significance of Canadian Truth & Reconciliation Day. Within the Coastal Peoples Gallery family, we carry a glimmer of hope as reflection inspires a path toward harmonious
Pen, Coloured Pencil on Paper Original by Cape Dorset (Kinngait) Native Artist Kenojuak Ahsevak

Focus On: Kenojuak Ashevak

“It makes me very happy. It’s not just art. It’s something for my life.” - Interview 2013, Kenojuak Ashevak At the IAF, our minds are never far from Kenojuak Ashevak, CC, ONu,

Mentors – Curator’s Choice Summer 2023

For generations, mentoring has been the cornerstone of a thriving First Nations arts community.  This summer, we’re highlighting the traditional practices of apprenticeship amongst the artists that continue today. Our

Indigenous Peoples Day | The Ways We Are Woven

Singing in the tall grass, Frog hides as Raven perches upon a branch, searching for lunch. Beneath Ravens’ wits and talons, Spruce listens quietly. Spruce spreads their branches in
Haida weaver Isabel Rorick wins Aboriginal Achievement award

International Women’s Day

Today we honour and appreciate women around the world. For time immemorial, women have held together our existence through their multifaceted and collective brilliance. On this particular day of
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