The artist stands outside under a cloudy sky in a green field with a prominent blanket featuring geometric shapes draped around her shoulders.

Multidisciplinary artist Atheana Picha discusses her creative practice, including her latest mural at the Surrey Arts Centre.


Surrey Art Gallery - 13750 88 Ave

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Celebrating the installation of her mural Echoes on the windows of the Surrey Arts Centre, hear from Atheana Picha about her use of Coast Salish visual language throughout her practice. 

Join us from 2-3pm on October 1. 

About the Artist

Atheana Picha is an interdisciplinary Coast Salish artist from the Kwantlen First Nation. Picha studied Fine Arts at Langara College with a high interest in ceramics, intaglio printmaking, and wood carving. She is currently engaged in two mentorships: learning Salish wool weaving from Musqueam weaver Debra Sparrow and silver engraving with Squamish artist Aaron Nelon-Moody. Picha is the two-time recipient of the YVR Art Foundation Emerging Artist Scholarship (2017 and 2019) and has works in the collections of the Museum of Vancouver, Burnaby Art Gallery, and Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art.

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