• Holly Schmidt

    Artist

    Holly Schmidt is an artist, curator and educator who engages processes of embodied research, collaboration and informal pedagogy to explore the multiplicity of human relations with the natural world. Her work involves the creation of temporary site-specific projects and residencies, along with material-based explorations in the studio. Her national and international exhibitions, projects and residencies include: Vegetal Encounters (2019-21) with the UBC Outdoor Art Program, Quiescence (2019) at the Burrard Arts Foundation, A-Y with Locals Only (2018) at AKA Gallery, Pollen Index (2016) at the Charles H. Scott Gallery, Till (2014-15) at the Santa Fe Art Institute, Moveable Feast (2012) at the Burnaby Art Gallery and Grow (2011) with Other Sights for Artists’ Projects. Schmidt is grateful to live and work in Vancouver, Canada, the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

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  • Chrystal Sparrow

    Artist

    Chrystal Sparrow is a xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Coast Salish artist and female carver who was traditionally mentored by her late father Irving Sparrow. Sparrow is a traditional and contemporary Coast Salish artist who uses feminine designs to express her culture, history and personal experiences. Her public work can seen at the YVR International Airport, Vancouver School Board, Starbucks Canada, BC Children’s Hospital and other new locations. She believes her art is a living Coast Salish art language that encompasses her identity and culture.

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