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David Wilson Artist Talk

February 24 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Join us for an in-person artist talk with David Wilson at the Vernon Public Art Gallery on February 24. This talk is presented by the UBC Okanagan Gallery, in collaboration with the Vernon Public Art Gallery.

Wilson’s paintings Northern Lights, Territory Study and Spirit Horse and Rider are now featured in an exhibition highlighting UBCO’s Permanent Art Collection titled Ramble On, curated by Dr. Stacey Koosel. Ramble On is now on display at the Vernon Public Art Gallery from January 13- March 9, 2022.

David Wilson was born and raised in the Vernon area and is a member of the Okanagan Indian Band. He learned Native art forms from Coastal Salish and Haida Artists in Vancouver, and eventually drew inspiration from his connection to the Okanagan Nation. Exploring traditional narratives and using pictographs based on those found on sites in the Okanagan region, he reinterprets the stories of his people.

This artist talk will be simulcast on zoom if you are unable to attend in person.

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Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Vernon Public Art Gallery
3228-31st Avenue
Vernon, BC V1T 2H3 Canada
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Additional Info

Registration/RSVP Required
No
Event Type
Talk/Lecture
Topic
Arts & Humanities, Culture & Diversity, Indigenous
Audiences
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students