James Harry Receives 2021 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art – Emily Carr U

James Harry Receives 2021 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art – Emily Carr U

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202124 Views

The multidisciplinary artist and ECU alum roots his embrace of cutting-edge technologies in the tradition of wood-carving he learned from his father.

Artist James Nexw’Kalus-Xwalacktun Harry (BFA 2014) has earned a 2021 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art from the BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF).

James, who is of Squamish (Skwxwú7mesh) and European decent (Scottish, and German) and grew up as a member of the Squamish Nation, has worked with school districts, municipalities, non-profit agencies and community organizations across BC to produce a stunning array of works over the past decade.

“With a unique capacity for developing thematically significant work that connects all people to the ecology of place while building a greater understanding between cultures, his process brings people together, changes ideas, and leaves a legacy to remind the community that transformations can occur,” reads the BCAF’s press release.

Read More: https://www.ecuad.ca/news/2021/james-harry-2021-fulmer-award

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