Badanna Zack • The Artists Life (Series 2)

Badanna Zack • The Artist's Life (Series 2)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles sculptor and installation artist, Badanna Zack.

Camilla Gibb • The Writing Life

Camilla Gibb • The Writing Life

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This episode of The Writing Life profiles Canadian writer Camilla Gibb, winner of the City of Toronto Book Award for her first novel, Mouthing the Words.

Camilla Singh • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Camilla Singh • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles artist and curator, Camilla Singh

Candida Girling • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Candida Girling • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Candida Girling.

Carrying on the Tradition • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Carrying on the Tradition • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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Influenced and influential, April Churchill and Gladys Vandal stand out as highly gifted and talented Haida artists, both of whom have worked to preserve the Haida weaving tradition.

Cathy Stonehouse • The Writing Life

Cathy Stonehouse • The Writing Life

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This episode of The Writing Life profiles Canadian poet Cathy Stonehouse, author of The Words I Know.

Cedar Bark Weaver: Victoria Moody • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Cedar Bark Weaver: Victoria Moody • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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A weaver from Skidegate, British Columbia, Vicki Moody uses cedar bark in the creation of a new style of art that brings together bold designs with her political views.

Claire Weissman Wilks • The Artists Life (Series 2)

Claire Weissman Wilks • The Artist's Life (Series 2)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles sculptor, painter and lithographer, Claire Weissman Wilks.

Distant Sounds: The Story of Qui Xia

Distant Sounds: The Story of Qui Xia

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Distant Sounds profiles Qiu Xia He, a Chinese-born pipa musician who lives in Vancouver.

Dorothy Knowles • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Dorothy Knowles • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Dorothy Knowles.

Gretta Gibney • The Artists Life (Series 2)

Gretta Gibney • The Artist's Life (Series 2)

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This episode of The Artist's Life series profiles painter and collage artist, Gretta Gibney.

Gwishalaayt ⎯ the spirit wraps around you

Gwishalaayt ⎯ the spirit wraps around you

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Gwishalaayt, which in the Tsimshian language means The Spirit Wraps Around You, follows the work of Northwest coast weavers and presents their woven regalia in cultural context at potlatches and other ceremonies.

Heather Horton • The Artists Life (Series 3)

Heather Horton • The Artist's Life (Series 3)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Heather Horton.

Holly Farrell • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Holly Farrell • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Holly Farrell.

Karen Azoulay • The Artists Life (Series 2)

Karen Azoulay • The Artist's Life (Series 2)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles mixed media artist, Karen Azoulay.

Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer • The Writing Life

Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer • The Writing Life

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This episode of The Writing Life profiles Canadian writer Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, author of the short story collection Way Up.

Kathy Vatcher • The Artists Life (Series 2)

Kathy Vatcher • The Artist's Life (Series 2)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter and illustrator, Kathy Vatcher.

Kristen den Hartog • The Writing Life

Kristen den Hartog • The Writing Life

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This episode of The Writing Life profiles Canadian writer Kristen den Hartog, author of the novel Water Wings.

Laura Hollick • The Artists Life (Series 3)

Laura Hollick • The Artist's Life (Series 3)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles mixed media artist, Laura Hollick.

Making the Most of Things: Elizabeth Gale, Furniture Maker

Making the Most of Things: Elizabeth Gale, Furniture Maker

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Portrait of Elizabeth Gale, an 81-year-old furniture maker. While raising a family in an isolated Newfoundland outport, she began making the furniture she needed. With just a few tools: an axe, pocket knife and saw, she made washstands, bureaus, couches, barrel chars, picture frames and other items.

Mara Korkola • The Artists Life (Series 3)

Mara Korkola • The Artist's Life (Series 3)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Mara Korkola.

Margaret Vanderhaeghe • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Margaret Vanderhaeghe • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Margaret Vanderhaeghe.

Margaux Williamson • The Artists Life (Series 3)

Margaux Williamson • The Artist's Life (Series 3)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Margaux Williamson.

Minqon Minqon: Wosqotmn Elsonwagon (Shirley Bear: Reclaiming the Balance of Power)

Minqon Minqon: Wosqotmn Elsonwagon (Shirley Bear: Reclaiming the Balance of Power)

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This film is an interview with well-respected Maliseet Indian artist, feminist, and activist, Shirley Bear (Minqon Minqon). Shirley discusses her use of petroglyphs in her paintings, her feminist perspective on the meaning of the petroglyphs, and the spiritualism which inspires her creative process.

Natalka Husar • The Artists Life (Series 3)

Natalka Husar • The Artist's Life (Series 3)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Natalka Husar.