Monthly Archives: August 2014


Introducing Native Northwest Gifts

The Ruby Creek Art Gallery is very excited to offer gifts by Native Northwest to our clients. We are very proud of the one of a kind, hand crafted items that we carry in the gallery; however, we want to be able to offer something for every budget.  We now have products that appeal to everyone, from the high end art collector to the passerby seeking a small token to remember their vacation by. From flip flops and baby booties to sunglasses ball caps and even shower curtains and serving sets, the Native Northwest collection offers a piece of Pacific Northwest Native Art on items that you can use every day at very affordable prices. Please have a look on our website or stop in and visit us in the store!                    


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New Artist – Alano Edzerza

The Ruby Creek Art Gallery is extremely excited to be carrying the artwork of Alano Edzerza in our gallery.  We currently have 4 of his amazing pieces in stock and will be sure to get more as soon as we can. Alano's Bio from his website reads: Alano is a Tahltan multimedia artist and entrepreneur based in West Vancouver, British Columbia. He has had numerous group shows and solo shows in Canada and abroad and is one of the key artists in the contemporary northwest coast art movement. Alano cemented the reputation of his growing company during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games when he designed the outerwear for the Dutch Olympic team. He is the owner and director of Edzerza Gallery, Edzerza sports and Edzerza Artworks and has been running his own business since 2007. Recently, Edzerza Gallery has moved from the downtown Vancouver location to a fully operational online store and gallery, edzerzagallery.com. The Edzerza Artworks business plan and proposal has been set up since starting the gallery. Ongoing activities have included art production, sales, wholesale and as of late focusing on online retail sales. Edzerza has taught and volunteered with the youth organizations KAYA (Knowledgeable Aboriginal Youth Association), the Freida Diesing School for Northwest Coast Native Art, and NYAC (Native Youth Arts Collective) as well as been a judge for the YVR Art Foundation Scholarship for young Native artists. In 2009 he was the recipient of the 2009 30 & Under Entrepreneur of the Year Award. “My mandate as a young business owner is to not only to continue to succeed in running my own business, but to grow and be able to and show other artists native and non native alike that we all can create successful business from our talents.”


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