The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents AKOS, the monumental works of spray can art by Haida artist Corey Bulpitt, on now until September 14th. AKOS is Corey Bulpitt’s graffiti tag and his Haida name, Taakeet Gaaya, translates to “Gifted Carver”. Both names reveal two art forms that have successfully come together through […]
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One of downtown’s hidden gems is the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, just off Georgia, on Hornby Street. Here you’ll find a breathtaking collection of Reid’s art that varies from wire sculptures and a diamond necklace, to tribute carvings and statues. I was fortunate enough to be given a private tour from Bill’s […]
The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is hosting the Public Aboriginal Art Walk throughout the city from June 17th until July 11th. This coincides with National Aboriginal Day this coming Monday, June 21st. You can download the Art Walk kit for free online to start your walk anytime. Each sheet lists five pieces […]