Sights and sounds as BCIT’s House Post comes along

Nelson-Moody 3 - Version 2Next June there will be a new addition to BCIT’s art collection and its history, with the rise of a Coast Salish House Post at the Burnaby campus.

The unveiling of the house post, planned for 2015, will celebrate National Aboriginal Day next year and commemorate BCIT’s 50th anniversary.

The artist carving the piece is Aaron Nelson-Moody, a woodcarver and jewellery maker with over 20-years of experience.

Artist Nelson-Moody

Artist Nelson-Moody

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stone-Campbell and Nelson-Moody, decided the carving of the House post should take place on a spot easily visible and highly transited by students. Nelson-Moody 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visitors can track the progress of the house post in the courtyard between buildings south-west one and three, where he will be carving until the day of the unveiling next year.