Thompson Rivers University

ImagiNative Art Opening

March 8, 2006

The opening of the collaborative art exhibition ImagiNative at TRU at 5 pm on Monday, March 13 promises a unique opportunity to meet and view the work of over 20 regional aboriginal artists. Everyone is invited to attend.

The ImagiNative exhibition in the TRU Visual Arts Gallery will showcase some of the most innovative and reflective artistic efforts seen in the region.

ImagiNative is sponsored by the Thompson Rivers University Centre for the Study of Canada in co-operation with the TRU First Nations Students Association (FNSA), the Interior Aboriginal Artists’ Society (IAAS), and the TRU Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

The exhibition coincides with the TRU Aboriginal Awareness Week celebrations of Aboriginal heritage and culture and the 2006 BC Aboriginal youth conference Gathering our Voices, hosted at TRU by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres from Mar. 12 to 15.

For further information, please contact Dr Martin Whittles, TRU Centre for the Study of Canada at 371-5914