An artist works on a carving as part of the course work for the Frieda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art course. (Photo Frieda Diesing School)

Vibrant Freda Diesing art exhibition returns to Kitimat

Get to meet the artists at the opening

The ever-popular Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art Student Exhibition makes its return to Kitimat this year.

The exhibition showcases the artwork of students completing their fine art certification and diplomas at the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art, at the Coast Mountain College in Terrace.

Coast Mountain College created the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art to honour, recognize and continue the legacy of Haida artist Freda Diesing, a master carver, painter, tireless educator and champion of First Nations art and culture.

The exhibition will be hosted by the Kitimat Museum & Archives from March 6 to 28 in the upstairs gallery. The opening reception will be held on Friday, March 6, at 6:00 p.m.

Weather permitting, the artists will travel from Terrace to attend the opening be in attendance. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, visit, or call the Kitimat Museum & Archives on 250-632-8950.

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