Art From The Turtle’s Back

Toronto, Ontario – JL PHILLIPS GALLERY, in partnership with Yorkville Village, is proud to announce an upcoming collaborative art exhibition “Art from the Turtle’s Back: Indigenous Artwork from Coast to Coast,” showcasing the rich diversity of styles, mediums, and cultures from across Turtle Island. The Exhibition will run from October 10th to October 24th at The Oval, and The Gallery on the Upper Level in Yorkville Village, located at 55 Avenue Road in Toronto, Ontario.

In collaboration with Gallery On Queen of Fredricton (N.B.), Bear Paw New Media Productions (N.B.), Unorthodox Yukon, Whitehorse (Y.T.), and Highness Global, Toronto(ON). The Exhibition brings together a remarkable collection of contemporary Indigenous artists from across Canada. The artwork on display encompasses a range of multidisciplinary mediums, including sculptural works in copper, silver, quill, and beadwork, as well as paintings on canvas and birchbark, and visual media.

Featured artists in the exhibition include: Autumn Smith/Mishiikenh, Alexis Nanibush/Pamajewong, Nyle Miigizi Johnston, Michelle Sound, Jean Taylor, Adanchilla Pauls, Heather Dickson, Randi Nelson, Megan/Guná Jensen, Cohen Quash, and Violet Gatensby, Brian Francis, Audrey Arsenault, Nancy Oakley, Gary Sanipass, Justin Perley-Dutcher, Andrea Sacobie, Nelson Cloud, Chan Polchies, Pauline Young, Justin Sappier, Roger Simon, and Charlie Gaffney. This will be the third year running in Yorkville Village for this monumental exhibtion. Appointments welcome during gallery hours. Open daily 10.11.23 to 10.24.23, closed Sundays. Chi-Miigwetch to all artists, partners, and collaborators for making this possible.


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