True to Place: stímetstexw tel xéltel
June 15, 2022 – April 16, 2023
Curated by artist and muralist Xémontalót Carrielynn Victor (Stó:lō)
Watch the opening celebration June 14
Pre-registration will not be required and no limited capacity for the in person opening celebration. As we move through this transition period of lifting restrictions, we encourage everyone to respect the comfort levels of those around them and to maintain social distance.
Recordings by Xémontalót Carrielynn Victor (Stó:lō) :
How are painters on the Northwest Coast expanding boundaries while also staying true to historic principles of form, story and place? True to Place: stímetstexw tel xéltel examines the artistic practice of 10 Indigenous painters inspired by place-based stories and contemporary themes, while also continuously grasping onto new and innovative tools and forms of expression. Artists include Atheana Picha, Corey Bulpitt, Crystal Worl, Eliot White-Hill, Luke Parnell, Ocean Hyland, Robert Davidson, Shawn Hunt, Steve Smith, and Thomas Jones.
Chief 7idansuu James Hart Emerging Artist Program Partner:
Live painting event with Corey Bulpitt, June 12, 2022, 2–4pm