About Us

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The Ruby Creek Art Gallery, located on scenic highway #7 between the towns of Agassiz and Hope is committed to promoting the work of the finest Northwest First Nations artists.  The gallery is owned and operated by the Skawahlook First Nation.  We take great pride in all aspects of our business, from the fantastic relationship that we have with our featured artists to the exceptional customer service that we are committed to providing.  We are confident that you will be completely satisfied with your purchase experience at Ruby Creek Art Gallery.

The gallery features an extraordinary collection of Pacific Northwest Native art which includes limited edition prints, gold and silver carved jewelry, hand carved boxes, chests, and plaques, handcrafted drums, soapstone and textiles.  If you are looking for something that isn’t listed on our website please ask!  We can commission most pieces within a reasonable amount of time.

On occasion the gallery hosts signings with a featured artist, as well as our yearly open house. Events of interest are listed on our website along with our selection of art pieces for online purchase. We invite you to visit our gallery when you’re traveling through our region.

Staff

Mike B

Mike is the Economic Developer for Skawahlook First Nation.  He is from Little Black Bear’s Band in the Treaty #4 territories of Saskatchewan.  Mike moved  to Vancouver in late 2009 to complete his degree in First Nations Studies and Political Science at Simon Fraser University.  Mike has a beautiful wife and two amazing children. He enjoys riding motorcycles and cheering on the Saskatchewan Roughriders!

Formerly the marketing manager for Canada’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealership, Mike brings a wealth of experience to his role at Skawahlook.  Mike will be managing the Ruby Creek Art Gallery’s day to day operations, developing the marketing plan, managing the website, the various social media assets and fulfilling online sales orders.

If you are an artist or vendor and you feel that you may be a good fit to work with Ruby Creek Art Gallery please feel free to contact Mike via this contact form.

 

Skawahlook

Skawahlook First NationCulturally, the Skawahlook First Nation is part of the Sto:lo Nation, a tribal organization that encompasses 11 communities between Langley and Boston Bar. Formerly part of the “Tait” band, the Skawahlook First Nation was established on June 13th, 1879.

The Skawahlook First Nation strives to achieve a healthy, proud and prosperous community for future generations and for ourselves. We will achieve the goal of building a self-sufficient community with the energy of our Council, the guidance of our community members, and the support of external partner organizations.

 

Please call (604) 796-0740 before placing your order. Online inventory may not be accurate.