Spirits Transform 2001
Opened November 2001
A powerful and diverse exhibition of both traditional and contemporary ideas of transformation by British Columbia's leading Northwest Coast First Nation's artists. Elements of function, form, symbol and expression were combined to create outstanding pieces of artwork. These works pushed the boundaries of this art form, provoking thought and reflection through the eyes of the artists on their ideas of transformation.
A superior group of artists were showcased from the Nuu-chah-nulth in the south to the Tahltan Tlingit to the north. Dale Campbell, Ken Humpherville, Christian White, Isabel Rorick, Reg Davidson, Tim Paul, Doug David, Simon Dick, Simon James, Victor Reece, Stephen Bruce, Sean Whonnock, Don Svanvik, Johnathan Henderson, Henry Green, Wayne Alfred , Ron Telek, Peter Smith, Henry McKay, Ed Russ, and Charles McKay.