YVR’s Jade Canoe Turns Twenty

On a beautiful sunny day in April, YVR celebrated 20 years since┬áthe Spirit of Haida Gwaii, The Jade Canoe arrived at the YVR airport. Bill Reid originally had the sculpture created as a 1/6 scale clay model and then later enlarged to its full size. This final clay version was then cast in bronze and…

New Art at The YVR Airport by Haida Artist Reg Davidson

  I walk by them every day at work. As I pass the entrance to the skytrain on the left and the Air Canada USA check ins on the right, I can see them only partially on the other side of security. The effect is breathtaking. The red paint on wood seems to almost glow…

In Search of HeART in the City

The Bill Reid Gallery sits unassumingly tucked in off the street. At first it’s a little elusive, but once you are up the set of stairs and find yourself in the carefully manicured courtyard, you understand immediately why this location was chosen. Although I had been here before, this was a little bit different. The…