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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…

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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…

NATURE IS THE ART OF THE GODS New Mural by Olliemoonsta Candelario is a medieval mountain village in the province of Salamanca (North of Spain). It was built with thick stone walls and is surrounded by spectacular forests of oak and chestnut trees . Its origin is very remote, a large number of civilizations passed…

Art Meets Chocolate Artist Carollyne Yardley’s surreal works are now featured on the packaging of artisan chocolate bars available for purchase. The aim of this project is to merge local Victoria, BC artists with chocolatiers. To find out more about this project or make a purchase click here.

Collaboration Announcement In old ​Strathcona, the community has long been fostered by the businesses that are situated in the historically-significant​ Heatley Block building, which will now house two distinct gallery spaces that will intertwine indigenous and contemporary art. Wil Aballe Art Projects | WAAP and Fazakas Gallery are collaborating to establish an environment that will create dialogue between artists…

Fazakas Gallery is moving The Heatley Block, 688 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. The gallery is thrilled to announce that we have found a new home and will be relocating to the historic Heatley Block, a beautiful 1930s building and beloved fixture in Strathcona. We plan to be moved into the new space and exhibiting works by…

Culture Shift Montréal Contemporary Native Art Biennal  Jeneen Frei Njootli, 80 miles north of the arctic circle, 2014, 30″ x 40″, $3,400. Fazakas Gallery is delighted to contribute to the third edition of the Contemporary Native Art Biennal Culture Shift – Une révolution culturelle organized by the Montréal-based gallery Art Mûr. Work by artists Rande Cook, Corey Bulpitt,…

  Fazakas Gallery places largest Robert Davidson print collection in existence at National Gallery of Canada   Fazakas Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that we have successfully placed the largest, most comprehensive collection in existence of print work by acclaimed Haida artist Robert Davidson. We were initially tasked with this monumental undertaking in 2014, and…

  To read about our Joyce Ozier Blue Refuge Exhibition on Mashu Mashu click here.      

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