Tofino Artist Arthur Vickers
Arthur Vickers was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1947. His
father was of Tsimshian heritage and his mother was a Canadian of British
ancestry. He spent his early years in the Tsimshian coastal island
village of Kitkatla, on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia.
From the long and rich tradition of the Tsimshian people, Arthur
has blended his creative ability, respect for tradition and the pursuit
of innovation that has come to mark his contemporary art.
Created by hand in his own studio, Arthur’s serigraphs are renowned
for their outstanding attention to detail and the origins of serigraphy.
Serigraphs are sometimes referred to as “multiple prints or multiple
originals.” This terminology takes into account the subtle differences
the artist is able to achieve with the ancient art form. Through this
process the collector holds a true work of art.
Arthur Vickers is recognised as an artist whose major talent has
created an enthusiastic following both in North America and abroad.
years he has become renowned for his painstaking attention to detail
and subtle use of colours, creating images that go beyond words.
Arthur’s work can be seen at the Schooner Gallery.
Artist Arthur Vicker's serigraphs are renowned for their attention to detail. Arthur Vicker art can be found in Tofino at the Schooner Gallery.