The Salish Weave Collection sponsors the Visiting Artist Program in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria. This unique program brings Coast Salish artists into the classroom as educators, integrating their knowledge of culture and their art practice into curriculum. Through arts based learning, students’ awareness of the history and contemporary cultures of Coast and Straits Salish peoples and their territories is greatly enriched. Each artist spends an academic term (three months) with the students enrolled in Anthropology 305: Anthropology of the Arts. To engage the students, each artist has chosen a theme and created a final piece of work during his or her residency that is now on public exhibition at the University of Victoria in the Cornett Building.
Learn more about each of the Visiting Artists by following the links below: