Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Violet Gatensby


(1993- )

Violet Gatensby

Violet is a Tlingit artist from Carcross, Yukon. She took an interest in northwest coast art in her early teens and decided to pursue it as a career.

She got accepted into the Freda Diesing fine arts program located in terrace, BC in 2015. While there she was a recipient of the 2016 YVR youth scholarship award, an NWCC presidents award and had a piece of her work acquired into the Yukon permanent art collection.

She is now living in the Yukon, working on commissions, teaching young children and establishing new connections.

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