Art

Eugene Alfred introduces Wolf and Crow, one of four pieces by First Nations artists unveiled in the Whitehorse courthouse on Nov. 28. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News)

Wolf, crow, eagle, trout: Yukon First Nations artists adorn courthouse with traditional images

Four pieces of art were officially unveiled at the Whitehorse Law Courts…

 

Aimee Lien shows off the suitcase art piece she created focused on Cruella de Vil for the My Suitcase exhibit. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

From luggage to works of art

My Suitcase exhibit on display at the Yukon Arts Centre

 

Artist Sabrina Jin, who was named the Yukon winner for the 2022 BMO 1st Art! competition, is seen in Dawson “trying to catch the elusive winter sun” as she described. (Submitted)

A portrait of success

Two SOVA students celebrate BMO 1st Art! awards

 

Long, Luscious Lashes by Rebecca Manias is part of the Softcore exhibit by North Node Collective. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)

Softcore sets out to challenge notions about the body

Arts centre gallery exhibit described as confrontational and playful.

Long, Luscious Lashes by Rebecca Manias is part of the Softcore exhibit by North Node Collective. (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)
Jesse Devost recently installed his Victory Home installation inside the City of Whitehorse’ operations building. (Submitted/jessedevost.com)
Jesse Devost recently installed his Victory Home installation inside the City of Whitehorse’ operations building. (Submitted/jessedevost.com)
Two of the Carl Beam pieces being sold through an auction at 
www.hiddengiftsyukon.net (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)

Art auction will provide funds for meal program

Works by Carl Beam, Stephen Snake discovered earlier this year

Two of the Carl Beam pieces being sold through an auction at 
www.hiddengiftsyukon.net (Mike Thomas/Yukon Arts Centre)
Geneviève Doyon was the artist-in-residence at Jenni House in Whitehorse for November. She is working on Look Up, a series of short performances produced for those with mobility challenges. (Submitted/Geneviève Doyon)

Theatre on the ceiling: bringing stories to hospital and long-term care

Look Up was developed during a Jenni House residency

Geneviève Doyon was the artist-in-residence at Jenni House in Whitehorse for November. She is working on Look Up, a series of short performances produced for those with mobility challenges. (Submitted/Geneviève Doyon)
Ryker James holds up his painting of himself riding his bike with his cousin around Carcross. Ryker explains that one of the most important things is biking around Carcross with his cousin, because "before my uncle passed he took us out fishing. Today, me and my cousin bike around every summer. Biking is fun and important for your mental health."  Anna Crawford (submitted),
Ryker James holds up his painting of himself riding his bike with his cousin around Carcross. Ryker explains that one of the most important things is biking around Carcross with his cousin, because "before my uncle passed he took us out fishing. Today, me and my cousin bike around every summer. Biking is fun and important for your mental health."  Anna Crawford (submitted),
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Artwork by Grade 2 student Faith showing her thanks for everyone.
Artwork by Grade 2 student Faith showing her thanks for everyone. (Submitted)

Yukon kids express gratitude for nature, pets and friends in art campaign

More than 50 children submitted artwork featuring things they are grateful for

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Artwork by Grade 2 student Faith showing her thanks for everyone.
Artwork by Grade 2 student Faith showing her thanks for everyone. (Submitted)
Mayor Dan Curtis listens to a councillor on the phone during a city council meeting in Whitehorse on April 14, 2020. Curtis announced Jan. 14 that he intends to seek nomination to be the Yukon Liberal candidate for Whitehorse Centre in the 2021 territorial election. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Mayor Dan Curtis listens to a councillor on the phone during a city council meeting in Whitehorse on April 14, 2020. Curtis announced Jan. 14 that he intends to seek nomination to be the Yukon Liberal candidate for Whitehorse Centre in the 2021 territorial election. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

YFNCT launching online store featuring work of Indigenous artists in the Yukon

The store, expected to launch this month, is meant to help offset the impacts of COVID-19 on sales

Originally meant for AWGs, Emerging North art exhibit now a “last little celebration”

The exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre features the work of eight young, emerging Indigenous artists