On June 22, 2021 Syilx artist Sheldon Pierre Louis offered an artist about his art practice and new commission for the Public Art Collection at UBC Okanagan.
The Okanagan School of Education worked with Dr. Stacey Koosel, UBC Okanagan art gallery curator with the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, to commission the new addition, a large scale acrylic painting entitled, cax̌alqs – red dress.
Sheldon Pierre Louis, a member of the Okanagan/Syilx Nation, is a multi disciplinary Okanagan/Syilx Artist. Sheldon’s ancestral roots have influenced his works in painting, drawing, carving, and sculpting.
To learn more about Sheldon and the addition to the Public Art Collection, read the news release HERE.
View the recording of the talk below.