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Andersen, Glen

  • CA-BC-AG006
  • Person
  • 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.

Johnston, Suzanne

  • CA-BC-JS001
  • Person
  • b. c. 1969 fl. 2004-2005 (?)

Suzanne Johnston attended the third session of the Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp in 1980.

This is also the name of a local artist who owns an art gallery in the Westin Resort & Spa in Whistler Village. It is unknown if these are the same person.

Massey, Cheryl

  • CA-BC-MC005
  • Person
  • fl. 1985-present

Cheryl Massey is a Whistler artist who weaves baskets, hats, bags, and wall-hangings out of natural materials. Her art is influenced by First Nations weaving traditions. Her husband, Vincent, is a potter. The Masseys settled in Whistler in the 1980s and run the Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery out of their home.

Massey, Vincent

  • CA-BC-MV001
  • Person
  • fl. 1985-present

Vincent Massey is a potter and longtime Whistler resident. After graduating from Farnham Art College and completing further apprenticeships in the U.K. and Canada, he and his wife Cheryl moved to Whistler in 1985 and built a house in Alpine Meadows. They currently run the Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery out of their home. Massey's works include the dinnerware for the Wildflower Restaurant at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, as well as pottery on display at the Four Seasons Hotel and Araxi's Restaurant. Cheryl Massey is also an artist, specializing in woven baskets.

Nelson-Moody, Aaron

  • CA-BC-NMA001
  • Person
  • 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.

  • Person
  • 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

  • Person
  • 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

  • Person

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.

Haufschild, Lutz

  • Person
  • 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

  • Person

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

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