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Pacific Pathways: A Canvas of Connection

In recent years, there’s been a growing emphasis amongst Indigenous artists on global cultural exchange and collaboration. As such, the gallery welcomed a recent visit from the Honourable Leeanne Enoch, Minister for Treaty, Minister for Aboriginal
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,
Inuit carver Jaco Ishulutaq from Pangnirtung, Nunavut

Focus On: Jaco Ishulutaq

You may know your own version of this story, but the legend of Sedna goes something like this: a young woman, thrown into the sea, tries to cling onto

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
Nunavut Day Ashevak Adla Cape Dorset Inuit artist

Celebrating Nunavut Day 2022: Ashevak Adla

This Nunavut Day on July 9th, we're highlighting Cape Dorset artist Ashevak Adla (b. 1977) who is the eldest child of Kumajuk and David Adla. On the matrilineal side of
National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21st, 2022

In recognition of the 25th Anniversary of Indigenous Peoples Day, we are also celebrating the beginning of International Decade of Indigenous Languages from 2022-2032 as declared by the United
Yeomans Trilogy Exhibition Don Trace Kyran Yeomans

Yeomans Trilogy Exhibition Opening 2022

On June 4th, our first family focused exhibition 'Yeomans Trilogy' opened featuring the works of Don, Trace and Kyran Yeomans. Their combined collections of both contemporary and traditional
Corrine Hunt Indigenous Artist Kwakwaka'wakw Tlingit

Gathering Exhibition Opening | Corrine Hunt 2021

On September 25th, the gallery celebrated it's first exhibition opening in almost two years with Corrine Hunt's solo exhibition 'Gathering: It's good to see you (again)'. Corrine's progressive contemporary style
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