NorVA Exhibit - Catherine Blackburn - New Age Warrior
New Age Warriors is a celebration of the strength, resilience, and ingenuity of Catherine’s ancestors and the women in her life today. The primary inspiration of Catherine’s artwork is her grandmother. Growing up, Catherine’s knowledge and memory of culture was informed as she observed her grandmother create traditional moose hide wear with detailed beadwork. In Armour, Ms. Chief of Change, Catherine honours her grandmother’s memory by incorporating her portrait on the blanket-inspired garment, adorned with the geometric patterns that are found in her grandmother’s work. Not only does this particular piece illustrate the immense strength of matriarchy in the family culture, but it highlights beading as a thread to connect generations of family members and artists. COVID PROTOCOL - Limited entry as per COVID regulations - Mask wearing mandatory - Sanitizing stations available - visitors are reminded not to touch the artwork
This event is free.
The NorVA Centre is an artist run studio and gallery co-operative committed to supporting and promoting local artists and craftspeople in northern Manitoba. Enriching our rural community by exhibiting the artwork of local and professional artists, offering a broad range of workshops and classes for artists of all skill levels and hosting numerous visual arts and cultural events. The NorVA Centre also offers meeting and event space for other cultural groups such as the Flin Flon Writer’s Guild and Flin Flon Creighton Photo Club.
177 Green Street
Flin Flon, MB
This event has gender-neutral washrooms.