Kyran Yeomans, son of Don  and Trace Yeomans, documents the making of The McMichael Collection’s totem pole. The pole is on permanent display in the Grand Hall of the museum in Kleinberg ON. Don Yeomans and his son Kyran worked on the 35′ pole together for almost a year and in 2009 the completed pole…

Beau Dick was recently interviewed by the Vancouver Sun. where he talks about his upcoming exhibition, potlatch and the ceremonial burning of masks. It’s always exciting to see an artist who refuses to fit inside the box; not as an act of rebellion but simply because they do not see the box as the standard….

Beau Dick is the subject of an upcoming documentary film about his life and work, entitled “Beau Dick – Maker of Monsters.” Beau Dick is a renowned Kwakwaka’wakw artist whose works are collected and displayed around the world, who lives his life on a small island reserve, far away from the city, with little more…

ARTWISE congratulates Kwakwaka’wakw artist Beau Dick, 2012 recipient of the Shadbolt Foundation VIVA Award, granted annually by the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation. Beau Dick and fellow VIVA award recipient Ron Tran shared the stage on this celebratory evening with Marian Penner, Audain Prize recipient for lifetime achievement. The crowd got a chance to see…

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