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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…

Mark Preston, Abstract Button Blanket Print - 22" x 22" - Silkscreen ed. /43 - $400

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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Hand Cut Rag Bond Paper Panel 1, cedar, rag bond paper, acrylic, tacks, 8″ x 8″ x 1.5″

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.      

National Gallery Acquisitions We are  happy to announce that the National Gallery of Canada has acquired the above Beau Dick masks for their permanent collection. We are proud to share Beau Dick’s work with the world, and to see these masks going to such an amazing home! To see available works check out the gallery page…

Don Yeomans Completed A Beautiful Panel For Telus – See Video below We are so proud of the incredible work of this artist. He has such a profound understanding of why he does what he does and what it means to him.

ARTIST RANDE COOK: A GENTLE REBEL By John Thomson A portrait of Tin Tin, the fictional young Belgian reporter depicted in the cartoon series by Hergé, isn’t what you’d expect from an Aboriginal artist steeped in First Nations traditions. Riding a bull in New York’s financial district doesn’t come to mind either, but Rande Cook bucks…

We are proud of our service and the quality of works we share with our clients. Here is some gracious feedback we received on Yelp from Jerry in Seattle… I found the Fazakas Gallery looking for incredible Beau Dick pieces; incredible works of art is what I found and so much more! Acquiring art from LaTiesha…

Corey Bulpitt and Olliemoonsta in the Georgia Straight Newspaper Bauhaus Restaurant, situated in the heritage building that used to house the original Boneta (and that decades earlier was a bank; check out the brick-encased vault, complete with a bullet hole in it at the top), the restaurant, now ground-level, has a modern, minimalist aesthetic and…

“SHE” Interview in CJSF Radio SHE Radio interview with gallery owner LaTiesha Fazakas and artists Trace Yeomans and Rosa Quintana Lillo. SHE – Trace Yeomans and Rosa Quintana Lillo and Carollyne Yardley An exhibition that raises the questions Is SHE there yet? How far has SHE come? How far does SHE need to go? May…

David Suzuki Interview We interviewed David Suzuki for our feature documentary meet Beau Dick “Maker of Monsters” this morning. Activism and art were some of the subjects discussed by Suzuki. The documentary will release this fall. Watch the trailer here .

Fazakas Gallery and Olliemoonsta in the Vancouver Sun Fazakas Gallery’s Olliemoonsta – the Spanish artist duo of Naza del Rosal and Juan Rico – were excited by the challenge to create a graffiti-based work in Gastown’s new German restaurant, Bauhaus. Working together with gallery owner LaTiesha Fazakas and Natalie Boll from Bauhaus, they came up…

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