Gitxsan Art
Walter Harris
Credits

AWARDS:

2005 Appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada on Sept 9, 2005

2003 Governor General Award in Visual and Media Arts

1983 Appointed an Honorary Citizen of Baltimore - Baltimore, Maine

1978 Appointed to the Fine Arts Committee of Canada


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

1999 Down from the Shimmering Sky
International Traveling Exhibition and Catalog

1996 Topographies - Aspects of Recent British Columbia Art
Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver, BC

1991 Nexus 91
Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver, BC

1980 The Legacy - International Festival
Edinburgh, Scotland

1978 - 1983 People of the Cedar
International Tour and Catalog

1978 Canadian Native Art
Mikamsoto Gallery
Tokyo, Japan

1975 - 1978 The Legacy - Exhibited in cities across Canada

1974 Canadian Indian Art '74
Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto, Ontario

1973 Mendel Art Gallery
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1972 Breath of Our Grandfathers
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Ottawa, Ontario

1971 - 1972 Breath of Our Grandfathers
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Ottawa, Ontario


TEACHING:

1992 Instructor, Northwest Coast Indian Design Course
Glen Vowell - Kispiox BC

1974 - 1978 Traditional Art Apprenticeship Instructor for
nephew Charles Heit
Kispiox, BC

1972 - 1985 Senior Art Instructor
Kitanmaax School of Northwest Coast Indian Art
Hazelton, BC


EDUCATION:

1981 Limestone Carving Course
George Rammel

1970 Silk Screening Course
Doreen Jensen

Silversmith Course
Jack Leyland

1969 Kitanmaax Northwest Coast of Indian Art School
Doug Cranmer, Duane Pasco, Bill Holm