Once a year, the National Gallery of Canada receives $15,000 from artist Takao Tanabe to recognize an up-and-coming Canadian artist through the purchase of their work for the national collection. more


"Sun Mask"

Photo: Courtesy of Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Ltd.

In Vancouver’s Stanley Park, at a spot that receives some nine million visitors a year, Coast Salish master carver Ts’uts’umutl Luke Marston’s magnificent new sculpture, "Shore to Shore," celebrates the union of his great-great-grandparents. more


Born in Duncan in 1973, lessLIE has a bachelor’s degree in First Nations Studies from Malaspina University-College. and is currently working toward a master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Victoria. more