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Coast Salish Art with Andrea Fritz

October 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am 11:45 am PDT

Join us for an art lesson with Coast Salish artist, Andrea Fritz! 

Andrea is from the Lyackson First Nation, which is based on Valdez Island in the Salish Sea. This class will include a traditional oral story, drawing practice of the basic Coast Salish shapes, and a guided drawing of an animal.

When: Wednesday, October 20th @ 11am PDT
Length: 45 Minutes
What: Virtual Art Class
Who:  Designed for Grades 2-4 – Everyone Welcome
Cost: $5 per class or family
Registration Opens: October 1st @ 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT

Andrea Fritz is a Coast Salish artist of the Lyackson First Nation. She creates art in the mediums of acrylic-on-canvas, serigraph prints and digital art. Andrea learned Northwest coast Native art from her mentor Victor Newman in the Victoria school district. She now teaches in the same school district, and throughout BC online, using her knowledge of traditional storytelling and Coast Salish art. Andrea teaches students using Coast Salish basic shapes and indigenous oral stories to help them learn the importance of indigenous Ways of Knowing. She is inspired by every student’s creativity and curiosity, which aid her own artistic practices.

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