Welcome to One Moon Gallery,
where you can view and purchase the art of
First Nations Native Artist Darlene Gait.
is a contemporary Coast Salish First Nation's artist born in Vancouver Island in the Canadian North West. Her
art is collected and exhibited internationally, as well as in a permanent display at her One Moon Art Gallery
on the Esquimalt Nation Reserve, in front of the traditional Big House. Darlene's paintings are known as inspiring
and spiritual as she focuses and shares the beauty of the North West Coast landscape, its wild life and the
indigenous art of the Native Canadian people whose heritage she embraces in her paintings and poetry.
her art Darlene Gait represents the beauty of the North West and its aboriginal people while also showcasing
the traditional iconographic images of the art of the Coast Salish first people of the North West Coast. Her
paintings are a visual feast of such art forms as Salish totem poles, native Indian mask carvings, bent wood
boxes, bead work, dream catchers of the Esquimalt, the Quw’utsun, the Kwakwaka'wakw,
the Pauquachin, the Tsarlip, the Songhees, as well as many other Coast Salish Nations living in the lower mainland
as well as Vancouver Island.
Gait's art represents her people wearing native regalia, dancing at the potlatches, gathering berries
in hand-made cedar baskets, wearing cedar hats and clothing, playing their traditional native drums and rattles,
celebrating the traditions, music, dancing, feasting and gift giving at Potlatches, and canoe making and racing
by the aboriginal people of the North West Coast. read more . . .
hope that you enjoy your visit here and look forward to seeing you
at One Moon Gallery located on
the Esquimalt First Nations Native Reserve in Victoria, British Columbia Canada.
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