Eagle Aerie Gallery - The Art of Roy Henry Vickers
Roy will be back at Eagle Aerie Gallery for storytelling during the 2014 Pacific Rim Whale Festival in Tofino at 11:00 am daily on:
Thursday, March 20th
Friday, March 21st
Saturday, March 22nd
Sunday, March 23rd
Storytelling is a free event and everyone is welcome! Please come 10 min early to find a good seat. Storytelling lasts 1 hour and Roy will follow with autographing your purchases.
Eagle Aerie Gallery is Roy Henry Vickers' artist-owned gallery located in Tofino, British Columbia. This stunning traditional Northwest Coast longhouse with a carved and painted cedar plank exterior and doors of beaten copper, is a recognizable Tofino landmark. Inside discover Roy's artwork of paintings, original prints, calendars, art cards and reproductions hanging on hand adzed cedar walls among totem poles and carvings.
Over the years my search of my roots has taken me to Bella Bella, Kitkatla, Skidegate, and Massett and all these coastal villages held a connection to the past. My visits to Gwaii Hanas included fishing trips as well as visits to relatives always left me with a this deep sense of belonging.
We are children of the earth and we call her, mother, as she provides for us in many ways, the water we drink, the food we eat, clean air to breathe, and medicine for our healing journey. There is a place not far from where I live known as the Sacred Headwaters.
Canadian artist ROY HENRY VICKERS is best known around the world for his limited edition prints. He is also a world-renowned printmaker, painter, carver, author, sought-after keynote speaker and designer whose signature style fuses the traditional images of his WestCoast native ancestry with the realism of his British heritage.
His artwork is held in museums and private collections across Canada and the World and is mostly sold through his artist - owned and operated gallery in Tofino, BC. In addition, Roy is a recognized leader in the First Nations community, and a tireless spokesperson for recovery from addictions and abuse.