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Originally from Alert Bay, Liz currently resides with her family in Campbell River. She has received numerous awards including the VADA, (visual arts development award) A First Peoples, Heritage, Language and Cultural Award, BC Arts Council Award, a work purchased by the Canadian Art Bank in Ottawa, a commission Awarded for a permanent piece for the 2010 Olympics. Recently Liz received the ‘The Idea Award ‘ from Emily Carr University where her work was purchased by the Vancouver General Hospital and she was also honoured to receive the Reveal Award from the Hnatyshyn Foundation.  


Curriculum Vitae 

Liz Carter


2019         BFA (Fine Art) Emily Car University, Vancouver, BC 

2010         Arts Diploma, North Island College, Comox, BC 


Selected  Exhibitions

2019         Redress, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George

2018         67-67, Comox Valley Art Gallery. Courtenay BC

2016         Voice, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George BC

2015         Ba̱ k̕wine’ Mescakasa (Soul Hair), Liz Carter and George Littlechild.                                Comox Valley Art Gallery, Comox BC

2013         I am a Sinner, Puebla City, Mexico

2011         On Reserve, Comox Art Gallery, Comox, BC

2011         RED, Omar Alonso Galera, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (Curated: O.                  Alonso) 

2009         2010 Legacy Event, 2010 Aboriginal Olympic Artists, Vancouver, BC

2009         BC Art Scene, Celebration of B.C Art, Canada Council Art Bank            

2007         Akwe: kon, Curated by Ryan Rice, Toronto

2006         Wun’ Wunq’ Sala Campbell River Art Gallery, Campbell River, BC 

                  Selected Group Exhibitions 

Selected Publications and Reviews 

2010         O Siyam, 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 

2009         The Truths about the feather Headdress, Vancouver Sun 

2008         Debutante, Catalogue, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC

 2003        See Art Now, The A.T. Artropolis Society

 2003        Artropolis 2003,                   

 2003       ‘borderland’ Campbell River Mirror

Meet the Artist First Peoples” Heritage, Language & Culture Council

 2002        Photo Life Magazine, Apex Public



2016         Reveal Indigenous Art Award, Hnatyshyn Foundation 

2016         Idea Award, VGH, UBC & Emily Carr University

2015         Aboriginal Award, Emily Carr University

2012         Travel Grant, Canada Art Council  

2007         Production Grant, BC Arts Council

2004       Vada Award, Vancouver Foundation



2019          Arquetopia, Urubamba, Peru

2013         Arquetopia, Puebla / Oaxaca, Mexico 

2012         Arquetopia, Puebla, Mexico


2016         Vancouver General Hospital 

2013         Campbell River Public Art Gallery 

2010         Olympic Committee, Whistler, BC 2008 Art Bank of Canada 

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