Charlene Vickers

Charlene Vickers is a contemporary Anishnabe artist based in Vancouver. Her painting, sculpture and performance works explore memory, healing and embodied connections to ancestral lands. Charlene is the recipient of the 2018 VIVA Award. Recent exhibitions include Speaking With Hands and Territories, Simon Fraser University Galleries, Burnaby, Canada; Connective Tissue: New Approaches in Contemporary Fibre Art at MoCNA in Santa Fe, NM; and Ambivalent Pleasures at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. She graduated from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and received an MFA from Simon Fraser University.

Biography

Coverings

Sleep Walking, 2016, 12, 1920’s bedroom chairs, beer case cardboard, denim, cotton, blankets, glass beads, letter beads, thread, Dimensions Variable
Charlene Vickers, Singles: Performance Moccs Series, 2018, Beer box, cotton fabric, acrylic beads, and thread
Charlene Vickers, Singles: Performance Moccs Series, 2018, Beer box, cotton fabric, and thread
Charlene Vickers, Kokanee Woman, 2006
Charlene Vickers, Kokanee Woman, 2014, beer case, glass beads, flannel,
wool blanket, metal, xerox of Edward Curtis photo, 1920’s wooden chair, dimensions variable.
Charlene Vickers, 2015, Hybrid New Style with Silk Flowers, beer case, glass beads and silk, dimensions variable.
Charlene Vickers, 2006, Remember Forget, for Redwing, beer case, glass/ plastic beads, wool blanket, metal, dimensions variable.
Charlene Vickers, 2006, Sleeman Makazin, beer case, glass beads,1920’s wooden chair, dimensions variable.