October’s Artist Salon session features Vancouver-based artist Bev Koski.
Bev is an Anishnabekwe artist currently exhibiting at the Richmond Art Gallery. She will share her artistic journey as a beading artist, teacher, and mentor for an art and mural programme for Indigenous youth. This session is ideal for artists wanting to explore ways of incorporating your art practice into programs for youth, and to learn about the intricate beadworks Koski creates.
This session will hosted online as a live-streamed event, and will not be recorded as a video for later viewing.
- This event is a free live-streamed webinar on the Zoom platform. Registration is required.
- Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with one another in real time.
- Live English captions and transcription will be included using the Otter.ai platform. Captions are generally about 70% accurate.
About the Presenter:
Bev Koski is an Anishinaabe artist living in Vancouver, BC. She is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and has a BFA from York University. For many years Koski worked with seventh “Generation Image Makers”, an art and mural programme for Indigenous youth run by Native Child and Family Services of Toronto. Her work has been exhibited at the Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Kamloops Art Gallery, Carleton University Art Gallery, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Gallery 44, Oakville Galleries and the Textile Museum of Toronto. Her work is in private and public collections in Canada. Visit the artist's website for more images and information: bevkoski.ca
The Artist Salon is an opportunity for emerging and established visual artists to learn from arts professionals and discuss opportunities in the arts community. Each month presents a different guest presenter for inspirational talks and professional development advice for visual artists. The 2021 Artist Salon Series is supported by the City of Richmond, Arts and Culture Grant.