Antonio Briceño is a Venezuelan photographer and biologist whose work promotes the conservation of nature and indigenous cultures. In a series called “Gods of America,” Briceño creates portraits of indigenous people set against natural and cultural landscapes.
Chloe French creates these beaded necklaces from her village of Kake, in southeast Alaska. “My grandmother is Tlingit and I am named after her: Sk.wein,” French says. “We are of the Eagle Moiety, Tsaagweidi Clan (Killer Whale Seal Clan) and Yaax Aan Kowtl Tsexi Hit (The House that Anchors the Village).”
These works assembled from individually carved pieces of stone are the edgy, non-traditional works of Jamasee Padluq Pitseolak. He was born in 1968 in Nunavut, Cape Dorset on southern Baffin Island, the tiny Nunavut community known since the 1950s as the centre of Inuit art and where generations […]
Time for a different look at the late Beau Dick, acclaimed Northwest Coast carver, in an exhibition of pieces from his time as a developing artist.
This acrylic piece is just one example of award-winning artist Jordan Bennett’s style. This 44-second video is the work he produced when the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia invited him to create a site-specific wall painting.
Inuit artist Michael Massie has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada, the country’s highest honour. A sculptor and silversmith from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, Massie told the CBC he was so surprised to be appointed that he first thought the call today from the Governor-General’s office […]