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Say What? Art Terms For Beginners, Part 14

This edition of Art Terms will focus on the various techniques and terminology in printmaking. The AGGV has substantial holdings of prints from North America, Europe and Asia.

10 Things to Know About the Northwest Aesthetic & Symbology

When the print media became a preferred medium for many First Nations artists, the artists practicing in the Northwest Coast developed a distinctive aesthetic culture that grew over the past 60 years. This is what is generally termed Coast Salish art.

Matriarchs: Prints By First Nations Women

Matriarchs: Prints by First Nations Women is an exhibition that aims to build relationships with First Nations artists and is guest-curated by Margaret August, a Two-Spirited, Coast Salish artist from Shíshálh Nation.

Beyond The Edges

“Perhaps mine is “environmental” sculpture, rather than geometric…I have never made anything not closely connected with the human being and […]

Powerful Stories Close To Home

By Audrey Wang, AGGV Volunteer The AGGV’s latest exhibition Close To Home evokes many reactions, as the viewer moves from one […]