Posted by: cherylyoung | December 31, 2012

Our Featured Artist Chris Paul is a Coast Salish artist who is gaining international acclaim for his limited edition giclee prints, cedar panels, and glass sculptures and he will be a very important part of of Sea of Love, Sip and Bid at the Shaw Ocean Discover Centre

About the artist

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Chris Paul is a Coast Salish artist who is gaining

international acclaim for his limited edition

giclee prints, cedar panels, and glass sculptures.

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Born near Victoria, British Columbia in 1969 as a

member of Tsartlip nation, Chris was immersed in

Coast Salish art as a child. Before the age of thirty,

Chris had completed one year of intensive training at

‘Ksan, the Gitanmaax School of Northwest Coast Art,

and had completed a two year apprenticeship under

celebrated Tsimshian artist, Roy Henry Vickers.

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In 2007, Chris completed a major commission for the

Sidney Pier Hotel and Spa.

This project resulted in the creation of three large scale

etched glass panels for the lobby of the hotel, as well

as smaller panels placed in each of the hotel’s 55 rooms.

 

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Chris has also gained exposure through the hit television

series Grey’s Anatomy, in which a number of his prints

have been featured. Chris’ pieces often reflect flora,

fauna and mythologies associated with his culture

and his home on Vancouver Island.

 

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We will post the specs on this magnificent work of art in the next few days
 
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Featured Artwork for the Shaw Ocean Discovery Sea of Love, Sip and Bid
Value $10,000 Reserve Bid $5,000
 
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Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
Open Daily at 10am. Free parking and fully wheelchair accessible.
9811 Seaport Pl, Sidney BC
Phone: (250) 665-7511
 Jan 2,2013

 

 

Tiger Lily Events and Sidney Meet Up are

hosting the first annual Sea of Love sip and Bid,

a fundraiser for The Shaw OceanDiscovery

Centre on Thursday, February 28

from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Aquarium.

We will have entertainment, speakers and a wonderful

opportunity to network and greet old friends.

We are proud to have Chris Paul with us and we will be

bringing updates and photos of some of Chris’s wonderful work

For more info aobut our Event

www.sidneymeetup.com

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