Kelsey Sparrow is a Coast Salish and Anishnaabe multimedia artist based out of Vancouver BC. They work in ceramics, printmaking, wood carving, drawing, beading, and weaving. Their work often responds to their experiences as an Indigenous person through family histories, land and localities, grief, humour, and the gaze on Indigenous people in pop culture. They hold a Diploma of Fine Arts from Langara and started their Bachelor of Fine Arts at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. They have been awarded the YVRAF Emerging Artist scholarship in 2017 and the MISSHA and Northwest Coast Ceramics Foundation Award in 2019.
Painting Ceramics Carving Mixed Media Screen Printing Weaving
indingenous artists only | a tongue-in-cheek exhibition featuring Lacie Burning (2019) | Whess Harman (2014) | Atheana Picha | Kelsey Sparrow
Crescent Beach Pop-up
Curated by Alanna Edwards | Presented by AgentC Projects | Sponsored by City of Surrey
Work by Two Young Indigenous Artists is On Display in the KPU Surrey Library
For the past several weeks, the KPU Surrey Library has displayed works of art by two young Indigenous artists, Atheana Picha and Kelsey Sparrow. Picha is a member of the Kwantlen First Nation, Sparrow’s father is of Musqueam descent, and her mother is a member of the Whitefish River First Nation.