December 19, 2014

2014 Charity Bentwood Box Results

For the eighth straight year, Lattimer Gallery increased the amount it raised through their Annual Charity Bentwood Box event from the previous year. Raising $32,520 in 2012 and $38,909 in 2013, Lattimer Gallery is extremely excited to announce that it generated $45,435 this year. As of 2014, Lattimer Gallery has raised over $100,000 for Aboriginal organizations through this one event. For the past four years, 100% of all proceeds have been donated to Vancouver's Urban Native Youth Association.

Andy Everson's Clever R2-BW Bent Box

Thanks to all of the participating artists and generous customers who bid on these works of art, as well as the matching donors. Please find the final amounts raised per box below:

Yul Baker (Kwakwaka'wakw/Salish) - $450.00
Joe Campbell (Coast Salish) - $550.00
Reg Davidson (Haida) - $900.00
Andy Everson (Kwakwaka'wakw/Comox) - $500.00
Phil Gray (Tsimshian/Cree) - $5,000.00
Dean Heron (Kaska/Tlingit) - $1,000.00
Bradley Hunt (Heiltsuk) - $1,200.00
Dean Hunt (Heiltsuk) - $650.00
Shawn Hunt (Heiltsuk) - $3,200.00
Corrine Hunt (Kwakwaka'wakw/Tlingit) - $1,250.00
Cody Lecoy (Coast Salish) - $1,300.00
Peter McKay (Nisga'a) - $800.00
James Michels (Cree/Metis) - $3,900.00
Justin Rivard (Cree) - $1,600.00
Steve Smith (Kwakwaka'wakw) - $750.00
Rod Smith (Kwakwaka'wakw) - $1,800.00
Michelle Stoney (Gitksan) - $2,200.00
Nathan Wilson (Haisla) - $2,000.00
Clinton Work (Kwakwaka'wakw) - $2,900.00
Don Yeomans (Haida) - $3,200.00

Cody Lecoy's Surreal Four Food Chiefs Box

Thanks again to everyone involved in making this annual event such a success. Please take a few minutes to take a look at the Urban Native Youth Association's website. UNYA is a program-providing organization, working to empower youth through 21 programs including education and training, personal support, residential programs, and recreation. Visit their website at

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