Northern B.C. First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers headed to Grammys – CBC

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Hazelton, B.C., artist nominated for his artwork on Grateful Dead box set of recordings

Feb 10, 2019

Roy Henry Vickers, a First Nations artist from Hazelton, B.C. is off to the Grammys this weekend, where he has been nominated for his design work on a 19-disc box set of recordings by legendary band The Grateful Dead.

Vickers was nominated in the category of Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package, which recognizes the work of art directors.

The northern B.C. artist earned the nomination for his artwork for a box set with the recordings of the band’s tour of the Pacific Northwest in 1973 and 1974.

“I wasn’t expecting this at all and didn’t even think there was such a thing as a Grammy for visual art,” said Vickers.

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