Coastal Carvings features poignant show

Coombs-Fine art gallery features new works by aboriginal artists at an exhibition this weekend

Dorothy Jarvis will exhibit her work at Coastal Carvings Gallery in Coombs this weekend.

LISSA ALEXANDER

reporter@pqbnews.com

Tsimshian artist, Dorothy Jarvis, has recently been traveling to old village sites along the Nass River in Northern British Columbia and she’ll be sharing her works of art and presentations surrounding her travels at Coastal Carvings Fine Art Gallery in Coombs this weekend. Coastal Carvings is the sole gallery that represents the impressionistic painter.

“She is a really special artist who is really concerned with preserving the stories and trails of her people,” said owner of the aboriginal gallery and master carver, Jeremy Humpherville.

From Friday, May 23 through 25 the gallery will be featuring Jarvis’ exhibition called Beauty out of Tragedy. The exhibition runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The gallery is located at 2340 Alberni Hwy. Visit www.coastalcarvings.com or 250-954-0554 for more info.

 

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