©2018 by Christi J. York. 

CHRISTI YORK

GALLERY

 

Exhibitions

One Tree 2019/2020

Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature

Victoria, BC

November 16, 2019 - February 29, 2020

Salt Spring National Art Prize (finalist).

Group Exhibition.  Salt Spring Island, BC. September 21 - October 19, 2019

From The Studios; Connection

(A Crafted Vancouver invitational event)

Visual Space Gallery, Vancouver BC

May 4 - May 8, 2019

Estuary; Cradle of Life. Group Exhibition

Arbutus Gallery. Duncan, BC 

March 4 - 23, 2019

Valley to Valley; Solo Exhibition

McMillan Arts Centre. Parksville, BC

January 15 - Feb 23, 2019

Sooke Fine Arts Show. Sooke, BC

July 26 - August 5, 2019

Gathered Together; Northwest Basket Weavers Guild Exhibition

Whatcom Museum. Bellingham, WA

Feb 3rd to May 6th, 2018

 

Sooke Fine Arts Show. Sooke, BC

July 25 - August 6, 2018

Under/Where? Exhibition

Ou Gallery. Duncan, BC

March, 2018

Arts & Culture Program at YQQ

Comox Valley Airport

January 2017 to June 2017

 
 

Christi York mixes traditional basket weaving methods with a contemporary eye and an interdisciplinary approach. 

Inspired by the biological complexity that surrounds us, she invites people to pause and re-consider our recent disconnect with nature. Drawn to the overlooked & undervalued, Christi spends hours harvesting and processing most of the natural material used in her work.

Her work incorporates inspirations from ancient human civilizations, to Victorian era cabinet of curiosities, to ideas from modern ethnobotany and biomimicry. “Foraging for materials within the seasons, my work is quite literally tied to the cycle of the natural world. By combing the landscape and learning to identify both native and non-native plants - I am attempting to learn more about nature and weave a spirit of wildness into my work.”

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2019 has been an exciting year.

Christi was awarded with an Honourable Mention prize for her piece "Petiole Vessle l" at the Sooke Fine Arts show.

She was also thrilled to be named a finalist in the Salt Spring National Art Prize with her piece "Petiole Reach (Ochre Spine)"

Speaking at Sooke Fine Arts, 2019