Wednesday, November 7, 2012

paintings November 2012

Finishing the fall term of the MFA program at SFU. Making a series of gouche and acrylic paintings on paper.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Exhibition @ Urban Shaman in Winnipeg

I am getting ready for Ominjimendaan/ to remember to be shown in Winnipeg MN.  Opens June 29. 7pm artist talk.  Closes August 11. 

Saturday, February 4, 2012

The Talking Stick Exhibition at the Roundhouse February 20 opening

“The Talking Stick” from Feb 20 - March 3. For this exhibition, 9 Indigenous artists have been asked to exhibit their own version of the Talking Stick, based on contemporary or traditional versions. The artists are Rebecca Belmore, Lance Cardinal, Merritt Johnson, Peter Morin, Dionne Paul, Michelle Sylliboy, Janice Toulouse, Charlene Vickers, and Xwalacktun (Rick Harry).

Monday, January 9, 2012

Upcoming Exhibit at the grunt gallery, Vancouver BC Opens Feb. 23, 7-11

Title: OMINJIMENDAAN/ to remember
Artist: Charlene Vickers
Opening: Thu, 23 February 2012, 7-11pm
Exhibition Dates: Thu, 23 February 2012 - Sat, 31 March 2012

Carvings in wood, grasses wrapped in fabric and hair, and a clan of turtles become signals and searchers to remember those lost or missing.

Charlene Vickers is an Anishinabe artist based in Vancouver BC. She graduated from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (94) and is currently an MFA candidate at Simon Fraser University (2013). Born in Kenora Ontario and raised in Toronto her art explores her Ojibway ancestry and her experiences living and working in urban spaces. Vestige Vagabond, a performance and collaboration with Maria Hupfield was recently presented at the 2011 Santa Fe Indian Art Market hosted by the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts.