Masters of Disguise

“Masters of Disguise” Closes this Friday

You have just a few more hours to see one of the largest and most beautiful shows of the year, “Masters of Disguise III”! We will begin to uninstall the works tomorrow, so that we may have ample installation time for our July exhibit, “Hib Sabin: The Long Game”. A latecomer to the show is […]

New Artist: Karver Everson

There are lots of new faces in our mask exhibition “Masters of Disguise III”, and we’re not just talking about all the masks. We are proud to show the work of Karver Everson (K’omoks/Kwakwaka’wakw) for the first time, a young artist who carved the mask shown in his hands at left. Karver is the youngest […]

New Artist: Troy Kwakseesthala

Joining us for the first time this June is Troy Kwakseesthala (aka Troy Roberts), whose style is ornate and detailed, with riotous color. Troy hails from the north end of Vancouver Island, and is descended from chiefs of the Weiwakum First Nation. His work makes liberal use of inlaid copper and abalone, giving all of […]

Masks 2017: Courtney Lipson Gives Us A Peek Into Her Process

Courtney Lipson (Adopted Tlingit/Non-Indigenous) has developed an incredible micro-mosaic technique to bead on carved wood. In this excellent video she shows us the technical brilliance, patience and commitment it takes to conceive and create a beaded mask for our upcoming group mask exhibition, “Masters of Disguise”, opening June 1st. This mask is a collaboration between Courtney and […]