In February The Blue Cabin will welcome Atheana Picha as the first 2023 artist in residence. Residency: January 30 – February 18, 2023 Atheana Picha is a Salish artist from the Kwantlen First Nation, and her grandmother was from Tsartlip. Atheana was given the name Nash’mene’ta’naht by Gerry Oleman from the St’at’imc First Nation, which translates […]
Fraser Estuary Research Collaborative (FERC) Sustainability Scholars and their NGO mentors met at the Blue Cabin floating artist residency to share progress on their paid applied internship projects. Fourteen Scholars are working in this Collaborative this summer, made possible with funding from the Sitka Foundation. The Blue Cabin was a place to feel the river‘s […]
Join us in welcoming the Blue Cabin’s first-ever artist in residence, Vicki Couzens – possum cloak maker, multi-media artist, and member of the Keerray Wooroong language group of the Gunditjmara of western Victoria, Australia. Vicki is a Senior Knowledge Custodian for Possum Cloak Story and Language Reclamation in her Keerray Woorroong Mother Tongue.
The Blue Cabin has released the first in a series of videos produced by Krista Lomax in collaboration with Australia Council for the Arts. This first video explores the rich history of the cabin from its creation in 1927, to its journey to Cates Park on the North Shore and its eventual move to Maplewood Farm for restoration.
On Monday, September 16th the Blue Cabin welcomed Australian Indigenous artist Vicki Couzens, the first Blue Cabin Floating Artist Resident. Jet lag and pouring rain didn’t stop Vicki from hopping on False Creek Ferries to get her first glimpse of the Blue Cabin as the last of the construction was being completed.