Yelthadaas from the Coppers from the Hood series
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  • The Seattle Art Museum has commissioned Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas to create a major Haida Manga piece called The Carpenter's Fin. Painted in watercolours and ink and stretching two meters high and six meters long, this work will be completed in the fall of 2018.

  • The War of the Blink, the follow-up to Michael's bestselling graphic novel RED: A Haida Manga, was published in November. The book has received incredible reviews and is already scheduled for a second printing.

  • Michael was the recipient of two achievement awards - a BC Creative Achievement Award and the Hnatyshyn Foundation Award - and became a Shadbolt Community Scholar.

  • Hudson Hawk, from the Coppers from the Hood series, will be exhibited at Art Toronto, October 27th - 30th.

  • An exhibit with Lisa Hageman Yahgulanaas in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 2017.

  • Craft, at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, Vancouver, BC.

  • 1st Annual Autumn Opening, September 14 - 30, 2017, Udell Xhibitions, Edmonton, AB.

  • Michael's contemporary sculpture Yelthadaas on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 2017.

  • Copper from the Hood on display at the British Museum.

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Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas is a contemporary artist whose wide-ranging artistic practice explores themes of identity, environmentalism and the human condition. Influenced by both Haida iconography and contemporary Asian visual culture, he has created an artistic practice that crosses diverse cultures, generations, and disciplines in search of accessibility and engagement as a counterpoint to stratification and isolation.