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Surviving Under Occupation

  • Preston Galleries 435 King Street East Cambridge, ON, N3H 3N1 Canada (map)

Jim Logan: Surviving Under Occupation

November 9, 2018 – February 17, 2019

Opening: Friday, November 9, 7:00pm

Jim Logan was born in 1955 in New Westminster, BC and grew up in a Métis household, in Port Coquitlam, BC. He studied at the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, BC. Jim spent a number of years working in a ministry near Whitehorse, YT called Kwanlin Dün. While there, his life and art career changed completely and it was there when he first began painting social statement pieces from his experiences as a lay minister in Kwanlin Dün Village.

Jim sheds light on the low visibility of Aboriginal aesthetics in formal art history and has managed to add a new significance, a Native perspective, to the icons of Western art. His approach allows him to question European dominance, not just in North America, but all around the globe. His painting style consists of varied approach to the Native way of life. He urges for the restoration of identity and self-awareness within First Nations communities.

Earlier Event: November 9
What Little Refuge
Later Event: November 10
Frederick Art Walk