Latham Mack, ‘Art as a Reflection of Culture’
Latham Mack is a Nuxalk artist from Bella Coola who designs, paints, and carves, working mostly in alder and yellow cedar. His traditional name is Quuluun (Beaver), and he is a member of the Grizzly bear and Raven clan. Mack helped carve two totem poles in Bella Coola, raised in 2002 and 2008, as well as a pole raised in 2010 in Kitselas Canyon. Mack has been mentored by world-renowned artists Glenn Tallio and Dempsey Bob, and is both an alumni and now an instructor at the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art. No registration necessary. Admission free or by donation. In the Dance Hall, refreshments provided. Part of the Summer Lecture Series.