October 19, 2011

Congratulations to the 2011 Recipients of the BC Creative Achievement Award

Lattimer Gallery would like to congratulate the 2011 recipients of the British Columbia Creative Achievement Awards for First Nations' Art:

Sonny Assu,
Kwakwaka'wakw, Vancouver
Stan Bevan, Tsimshian/Tahltan/Tlingit, Terrace
Vera Edmonds, Lil'wat, Mt. Currie
Shawn Hunt, Heilitsuk, Sechelt
Jay Simeon, Haida, Vancouver

Congratulations also to the
2011 recipient of the British Columbia Creative Lifetime Achievement Award for First Nations' Art:

Primrose Adams
, Haida, Masset

These awards recognize the commitment made by First Nations artists in establishing themselves within the art community among their peers and creating an extensive, thoughtful body of work. They celebrate artistic excellence and highlight the cultural significance of the arts of the First Nations in British Columbia including, but not limited to, carving, weaving, beading, jewellery, photography, painting, masks, sculpture, stonework, print making, basket making and textiles.

Photo credit: http://bcachievement.com/firstnationsart/lifetime/recipients.php

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