Gitxsan Art
Ya'Ya  -  Charles Peter Heit

Credits

AWARDS:

2000 Canada Council Award


1999 Vancouver Foundation - Visual Arts Development Award

Canada Council Award

1974 Mongo Martin Award


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2005 CHANGING HANDS 2 - Art without Reservation
Contemporary Native North American Art from the West & Northwest International Touring Show (catalog also)

2001 UNDER RAVEN’S WING - Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George BC (cover of catalog)

1999 TRICKSTER SHIFT - Humour & Irony in Contemporary Native Art
Dr. Ryan (book only)

TRADITION & DISCOVERY - Spirit Wrestler Gallery, Vancouver BC (cover of catalog)

1998 PREMONITIONS - Artists Exploring the Possibilities
pirit Wrestler Gallery Vancouver B.C. (catalog also)

1994 TOPOGRAPHIES - Aspects of Recent B.C. Art
Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver B.C. (catalog also)

TRANSFORMATIONS - A Unity of Sprits
Derek Simpkins Gallery of Tribal Art
Vancouver B.C. Canada (catalog also)

1991 OKANADA - A-Space Gallery Toronto Ontario Canada

DEPARTMENT of INDIAN AFFAIRS - A Juried Art Show - Hull Quebec

1986 CANADA CANOE FESTIVAL - Ottawa Ontario Canada

ROBES OF POWER -Totems on Cloth
International Travelling Exhibition (catalog also)

EXPO 86
Vancouver B.C.

LOST& FOUND TRADITIONS - Native American Art 1965-1985
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art
Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
(travelling exhibition with catalog)

1985 NATIVE BUSINESS SUMMIT
Toronto Ontario Canada

1985 CANADA CANOE FESTIVAL
Ottawa Ontario Canada

DEPARTMENT of INDIAN AFFAIRS -A Juried Art Show
Hull Quebec Canada

1977 SACRED CIRCLES -2000 Years of North American Indian Art
Nelson Gallery of Art Kansas City Missouri
(travelling exhibition and catalog)

WORLD ARTIST SYMPOSIUM
Toronto Ontario Canada


TEACHING:

2001 Instructor – Prince George Art Gallery Association

1994 Geographic Information Systems – Gitxsan Treaty Office

Trapping Instructor – Gitxsan Treaty Office

1978 Art Instructor – Kitanmaax School of NW Coast Indian Art


EDUCATION:

1975 2 year arts program at Kitanmaax School of North West Coast Indian Art

1974 4 year apprenticeship with Chief Walter Harris in Kispiox B.C.