Raven Headdress by Evan Aster
The Spirit Wrestler Gallery is pleased to host the 6th annual Northern Exposure exhibition representing the graduating students and instructors of the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art (Northwest Community College, Terrace, BC). The school continues to widen its mandate and now has a network that includes Maori colleges in New Zealand, the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, The YVR Art Foundation scholarship program (Vancouver International Airport), partnerships with various museums and cultural centres throughout British Columbia and a guest lecture series including prominent Northwest Coast artists.
Early in the development of their curriculum, the Spirit Wrestler Gallery was approached about hosting a graduating exhibition that would offer the students the opportunity to learn about the responsibilities of both the artist and the gallery in preparing for a major exhibition. Each year the gallery exhibition is timed to coincide with the presentation of the YVR Art Foundation Scholarship and the students try to make the trip to Vancouver for both events.
Additional artwork that is listed as Not For Sale (NFS) will be available to view in the gallery. Due to prior agreements made by the students to have their pieces repatriated back to their band in exchange for tuition and the opportunity to attend the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art.
Limited edition Pendleton woven wool blanket.
Blankets are now in stock at the gallery and available for $375.00 CAD
Third and final design in the Kenojuak trilogy from Spirit Wrestler Gallery and Northwest Pendleton.
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