We’re excited to introduce our new video series of artist talks, Saturday Sit Down! Carlos Colín stopped by the gallery to talk about his influences, some new projects, and the secret to making great tacos. We will be releasing the videos in a series of four parts throughout the week, so stay tuned for more!

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On Sunday, June 18, there will be a street party at Princess Ave and E Hastings St from 2:00-6:00 to celebrate the cultures and histories of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. The afternoon will include music, dancing, a BBQ, Pow-wow, Artisan kiosks, and kids activities.  

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Among many artists included in the roster this year, Haida artist Corey Bulpitt will participate in the second Vancouver Mural Festival. From The Georgia Straight. Artists from Vancouver and around the globe will be transforming city walls across Mount Pleasant and Strathcona once again from August 7 to 12, for the second annual Vancouver Mural Festival….

Couldn’t make it to Germany for Documenta 14? Check out this video by Huffington Post for a sense of the sights and sounds of the exhibition! Full list HERE

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Beau Dick’s Undersea Kingdom has been listed as one of the top highlights to see at documenta 14 Kassel. Check out the full article HERE Image: A woman looks at 20 masks from the series “Undersea Kingdom” (2016-17) by artist Beau Dick on June 7, 2017 in Kassel, Germany. Photo Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images.

Rolling in the Deep, 2016, Rande Cook (Kwakwaka'wakw), Sandblasted and painted red cedar, 48" x 30", $2,500

New works from Rande Cook and Cole Speck Rolling in the Deep, 2017, red cedar and acrylic, 48″ x 30”, $2,500. Chasing the Light, 2017, red cedar and acrylic, 48″ x 30”, $2,500. Rande Cook continues his series of abstract, sandblasted cedar panels with these incredible new pieces. Always innovating and creating, Cook’s stunning designs…

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It is with truly heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our dear friend and gifted artist, Beau Dick. Beau’s art has a profound effect on all who are privileged enough to experience it firsthand. His spirit continues to live on through his powerful work and for that we are eternally grateful. Beau was a pioneer, a…

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Fazakas Gallery is deeply saddened to say goodbye to a longtime friend and one of Canada’s greatest, Kwakwaka’wakw artist Beau Dick. His spirit, legacy, and activism for his community will live on through his powerful work. Rest In Power Beau Dick, thank you for making a difference in all of our lives. CBC News report on Beau…

Shaman Headdress (2010), Beau Dick (Kwakwaka'wakw), Red cedar, acrylic, feathers, human hair, and hide, 14” x 14” x 4”, SOLD

Kwakwaka’wakw artist Beau Dick has been selected by curator Matthew Higgs as one of his favourite works to be exhibited at NADA 2017 by Fazakas Gallery. Higgs, is a writer, curator, and artist, born and raised in the UK. He is a pioneer in the British contemporary art curation scene. To read the full article, CLICK…

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Beau Dick’s participation at documenta 14 this year has been listed as one of the top twenty exhibitions to see in 2017 by Canadian Art magazine. “Beau Dick at Documenta 14, April to September – Until it opens, we aren’t really supposed to know the details of Documenta—the sprawling, quinquennial group exhibition with major taste-making clout…

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COUZYN VAN HEUVELEN AND MARK PRESTON – February 8th Mark Preston & Couzyn van Heuvelen: Great North OPENING RECEPTION: Wednesday, Feb. 8th, 5-8 PM Fazakas Gallery is pleased to announce a group exhibition of works by contemporary artists Mark Preston and Couzyn van Heuvelen. Both artists are from the North; Preston is of Tlingit ancestry…

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Introducing Couzyn van Heuvelen Baleen Lure (2015), Couzyn van Heuvelen, Baleen, fish hook, thread, brass. Fazakas Gallery is excited to introduce the work of Canadian inuk artist Couzyn van Heuvelen. Born in Iqaluit, Nunavut, but living in Southern Ontario for most of his life, his work explores Inuit culture and identity, new and old technologies, and…

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Check out Metro News’ latest article on artist Beau Dick. CLICK HERE to read the article. Years later, power of copper breaking ceremonies still resonates Kwakwaka’wakw artist Beau Dick and his daughter Linnea are bringing copper breaking ceremony overseas. CARA MCKENNA/METRO Kwakwaka’wakw carver Beau Dick and his daughter Linnea at a lecture at the University of…

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All Together Is The Best Example / Group Show Reception: Saturday, Dec. 10th, 2-4 PM Hours: Tues – Sat, 10-6 PM COREY BULPITT ROBERT DAVIDSON BEAU DICK CARLOS COLÍN RANDE COOK JOSH DAWSON ALAN HUNT THOMAS HUNT JR. MARK PRESTON SUSAN POINT YVONNE MUINDE CAROLLYNE YARDLEY WAAP’s group show, The Best Example Is All Together,…

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We are very excited to announce that Jeneen Frei Njootli has been named one of 40 artists whose work will be featured in Vancouver Special, a new triennial exhibition inaugurated by the Vancouver Art Gallery. The first edition of the triennial, entitled Ambivalent Pleasures, will open on December 3rd, 2016 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver…

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OPENING CARLOS COLÍN & JENEEN FREI NJOOTLI Emerge Reception: Thurs, Nov 3rd, 6-9 p.m. Exhibition: Nov 3 – Nov 24, 2016 Carlos Colín (Guadalajara, Mexico) and Jeneen Frei Njootli (Vuntut Gwitchin Nation) are two emerging contemporary artists that have recently come out of the UBC Masters program. Their individual work grapples with issues of identity…

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MARK PRESTON – Artist Talk Join us this Saturday, September 17th from 4 – 6pm for an artist talk and print signing by Mark Preston (Tlingit). Mark is releasing a limited edition print of 43, in celebration of his solo exhibition at Fazakas Gallery. MARK PRESTON lives in Whitehorse, Yukon. He is a multidisciplinary artist who works…

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  Article by Vancouver Sun’s Kevin Griffin   ART SEEN: Art galleries move into historic 1931 building on East Hastings      KEVIN GRIFFIN   More from Kevin Griffin     Fazakas Gallery and Wil Aballe Art Projects are now in the Heatley Block, 688 East Hastings. Fazakas is on East Hastings while WAAP is…

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OPENING RECEPTION INVITATION Please join us on Thursday, September 15th from 7 – 9pm for the opening reception of a solo show featuring new works by Tlingit artist, Mark Preston. Void is an exploration of what can be realized through lack of colour and de-contextualization of traditional forms. Clarity, peacefulness, and tolerance are encouraged and facilitated…

Tsonoqua by Beau Dick

Largest Tsonoqua of Beau Dick’s Career Beau Dick, Tsonoqua, 48″ x 60″ x 24″, red cedar, acrylic, graphite, horsehair, price on request. NEW WORK BY BEAU DICK Artist Beau Dick has just completed the largest Tsonoqua of his career. Affectionately referred to by Beau’s crew as ‘Big Buela’, this stunning work measures over five feet…

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CARLOS COLÍN TO RECEIVE EMERGING ARTIST AWARD Carlos Colín has been named this years recipient of the City of Vancouver’s Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist in Visual Arts. He was nominated for the award by the Visual Arts Honouree, Dana Claxton. The awards ceremony will be held on Monday, October 3rd at the Roundhouse…

VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE If you are a gallery client or curator and would like to be submitted to the VIP guest list for the upcoming Art Toronto art fair, please contact us at the gallery. As a VIP guest, you will receive an exclusive VIP Art Toronto package by mail. We currently have a few spots…

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