Charlene Vickers

Charlene Vickers is an 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 VIVA Award in 2018, and most recent exhibitions include An Assembly of Shapes, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, I continue to shape Art Museum, U of T, Toronto, Canada, Speaking From Hands and Earth, SFU Galleries, Burnaby, Canada. International group exhibitions include: Connective Tissue: New Approaches in Contemporary Fibre Art at MoCNA in Santa Fe, NM (2017), From The Belly of The Beast at Grace Gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y. (2017), If We Never Met, Pataka Art Museum, Porirua, New Zealand (2016), and Ambivalent Pleasures at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2016) She graduated Emily Carr University of Art and Design (94) Simon Fraser University in Critical Studies of the Arts (98), MFA (2013).


Survey of Works 

Thunderbird with Kissing Rabbit, 2020, Acrylic on canvas, 4 x 5’
Emergent Beings, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 4 x 5’
Communing With Care, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 4 x 5’
Buzz Pods and Memory Flowers, 2019, oil on canvas, 4×5’
Mating Pods over Illuminated Landscape, 2019, oil on canvas, 4 x 5’
Charlene Vickers, Coverings, installation view, 2018.
Sunken Suns Under Water, 2016, Oil on wood panel, 36 x 60”
Yellow Suns Divide Multiple Pools, 2016, Oil on wood panel, 36 x 60”
How You See and Cannot See Me At My Window, 2018, wood, craft felt, camp blankets, work pants beer cases, cotton fabric, 24.5 x 26”
Sleep Walking, 2016, 12, 1920’s bedroom chairs, beer case cardboard, denim, cotton, blankets, glass beads, letter beads, thread, Dimensions Variable
Singles: Performance Moccs Series, 2018, Beer box, cotton fabric, acrylic beads, and thread
Singles: Performance Moccs Series, 2018, Beer box, cotton fabric, and thread
Charlene Vickers, Kokanee Woman, 2006
Kokanee Woman, 2014, beer case, glass beads, flannel, wool blanket, metal, xerox of Edward Curtis photo, 1920’s wooden chair, dimensions variable.

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