New artwork for the Year of Reconciliation debuts in August

A new public art project debuts in August to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation. Dionne Paul’s bus shelter posters refer directly to 1828 – 1998, the years of the Canadian Residential School System. The posters show three girls and one little boy in school uniforms. The young girls are posed in the classic gestures of the…

New artwork for the Year of Reconciliation debuts in July

  A new public art project debuts in July to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation. “It’s Written on Your Face” by Jeannette Sirois is a series of four photo realistic drawn portraits with words of connection towards healing of racial biases “tattooed” across the faces of each person. “The element of facial tattoos which incorporate…

New artwork for the Year of Reconciliation debuts in June

UPDATE NOVEMEBER 26, 2014 — Congratulations to Bracken Hanuse Corlett! He’s been named one of five artists to receive a 2014 BC Creative Achievement Award for First Nations Art. These annual, juried awards celebrate artistic excellence and highlight the cultural significance of the arts of the First Nations in British Columbia. Each year up to…