Western Canada Fashion Week

  An interest in fashion is an interest that predates almost every other interest in my life, really, except for maybe ballet, or berry picking, or writing, interests that originated around the same time when I was just four or five or six. I used to love jumping off the couches in my tutu and […]

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Italy / Germany / Prague

I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to travel and share my perspectives across the world these past few years. After snowboarding, I didn’t really have a huge desire to travel anymore and wanted a more localized lifestyle. But the chance to travel and get to voice my perspectives and concerns regarding my culture and weaving […]

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Sky Blanket

The design concept for Sky Blanket was based on the work with mountain goat wool; on the experience it gifted of time. I did my best to use the techniques I’ve learned so far from my three main teachers, Kerri Dick, Sherri Lightbown, and William White, in these two styles to encompass this experience. Andy Everson and Jay Simeon contributed […]

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What do snowboarding and Northwest Coast Art Both have in common? …Meghann O’Brien

Originally posted on Northwest Coast Art:
Meghann O’Brien in her photoshot for underexposed TV photo courtesy of: underexposed.tv I first met former Olympic snowboarder Meghann O’Brien, when founder and president of Scriba Art Society, Dr. Martine Reid brought her by the gallery. She was quiet, reserved, intelligent and had a beautiful energy about her. Two…

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The Museum of Anthropology

My time as an artist in residence at the Museum of Anthropology coincides with the exhibit “Kesu’: The Art and Life of Doug Cranmer,” which is a celebration of the renowned Kwakwaka’wakw artist who was from my hometown of Alert Bay. As the style of this weaving is a northern style, which came into Kwakwaka’wakw […]

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I wanted to begin.

Here it was, in the beginning I was. Those parts of my self that wrote words, I was that part of my self that had thoughts. Eventually, they found themselves, as we all do, motionless in the heat of the sun staring down our backs. Eventually, I found myself: backless to the night, offering postings […]

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