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Daphne Odjig 100 at the Kelowna Art Gallery

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Daphne Odjig 100 at the Kelowna Art Gallery
Daphne Odjig 100 at the Kelowna Art Gallery.
Daphne Odjig 100 at the Kelowna Art Gallery.

Daphne Odjig 100 is a capsule retrospective of the late artist Daphne Odjig that opened the week of what would have been her 100th birthday (September 14th). Odjig is one of Canada’s most celebrated Indigenous painters and printmakers, and has often been referred to as “the grandmother of Canadian Indigenous art”.

Although Odjig was born on Manitoulin Island, Ontario she called Kelowna home in her later years. The story of her long and successful artistic career is told through early works from the era of her first solo exhibitions in 1967. She was a prolific artist who worked continuously until her passing in 2016. Odjig’s artworks have been celebrated for their interconnected and fluid forms, where colour, vibrancy, and motion express powerful human emotions and cosmic forces.

September 14 - January 5, Check times
   

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