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Nelson-Moody, Aaron

  • CA-BC-NMA001
  • Persoon
  • b. April 14, 1967

Aaron Nelson-Moody, also known as Tawx'sin Yexwulla (splashing eagle), is a Squamish carver and jeweller working in the Coast Salish tradition. Since beginning his career as an artist in 1998, he has worked with community groups and schools across Canada and in Japan and Scotland. Nelson-Moody's works include the doors to the B.C.-Canada pavilion at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, several large pieces for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, four house boards for the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, a housepost at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and a repousse piece for the "Here and Now" exhibit at the Burke Museum in Seattle. He graduated from the Northwest Coast Jewellery Arts program at Vancouver's Native Education College in 2008.

In addition to his art career, Nelson-Moody has worked for Kahtou Native Newspaper and Adbusters Magazine as a writer and photographer. He is an active storyteller and dancer, and has volunteered for 10 years with the Uts'am Witness Project designed to reconnect city-dwellers with nature. Nelson-Moody has participated in two Tribal Journeys canoe trips using the Squamish Nation's 50-foot canoe, and one trip using Xwlacktun's family canoe, the Pekultun.

Smith, K. C.

  • Persoon
  • 1924-2000

Keith Cornock Smith was a Canadian artist raised in British Columbia. After serving in the Canadian Navy in World War II, he began his artistic career as an apprentice sign painter in B.C. He later moved on to oil paintings and pencil sketches, which comprised the majority of his work.

Neel, David

  • Persoon
  • 1960-

David Neel is an artist, photographer, and author belonging to the Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation. His work includes carvings, paintings, and jewelry.

Poynter, Jan

  • Persoon

Jan Poynter is an artist, illustrator and instructor from the B.C. Sunshine Coast with expertise in watercolor and acrylic painting, pastel, and traditional scratchboard.

Andersen, Glen

  • CA-BC-AG006
  • Persoon
  • fl. 1995-

Glen Andersen is a freelance Vancouver artist who has been in practice since 1995. He specializes in creating public tile and pebble mosaics as well as sculptural works.

Haufschild, Lutz

  • Persoon
  • 1943-

Lutz Haufschild is an internationally-recognized glass artist who has worked in North America for over 30 years, accepting commissions in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia.

Langevin, David

  • Persoon

David Langevin is a Canadian landscape artist who has lived in British Columbia since 1992.

Sigal, Elana

  • Persoon

Elana Sigal is a Vancouver-born textile artist and jewelry designer specializing in hand-felted artworks. She has been in practice since 1992.

Shinkai, Miyuki

  • Persoon

Miyuki Shinkai is a British Columbian artist who creates blown glass and mixed media art pieces. She works with her husband, Wayne Harjula.

MacLaurin, Isobel

  • Persoon
  • c. 1932-

Isobel MacLaurin is a long-time Whistler resident and painter whose murals can be found on Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains, on the Valley Trail, in several Whistler Parks, at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, in various Burnaby Parks, at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji, and in the Cook Islands. She received the Citizen of the Year Award for the Whistler Chamber of Commerce in 1991. Isobel is a charter member of the Whistler Public Arts Committee, the Whistler Arts Council, a trustee of the Whistler Museum and Archives Society, and a long time member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. She has volunteered her artistic talents for many years for the children of Whistler, and recently for the children of an East Vancouver school. At her Alpha Lake studio, Isobel provides art courses to groups by appointment.

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