Lyle Wilson "Progressions", 2011
Lyle Wilson "Progressions", 2011 acrylic on red cedar, 11" x 8 1/2" x 8 1/2"
On July 25, 4 - 6 pm, join featured Haisla artist Lyle Wilson who will share his personal insights and approach to Northwest Coast art and design. This talk will focus on his three-dimensional works, including: jewelry, masks, frontlets, boxes and model totem poles. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with one of the foremost artists working today.
About the Exhibition
The first major exhibition of paintings by Vancouver-based Haisla artist, Lyle Wilson, revealing his evolving artistic vision and celebrating his accomplishments as a painter. Created over a period of 20 years, this collection of 58 works shows remarkable detail in execution, and reflects narrative themes and personal stories.
Paint: The Painted Works of Lyle Wilson runs through September 15, 2013.
An exhibition catalogue is also available for sale at the Bill Reid Gallery Gift Shop.
It offers a comprehensive visual record of the exhibition with over 30 essays by the artist that help explain his paintings and reflect his keen interest in the Haisla language.