BRITISH COLUMBIA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL in collaboration with Vancouver’s MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY
The Five wall murals below educate the public about Vancouver’s Musqueum Tribe and their Children. All originals were painted in acrylics or watercolor at quarter scale, scanned at high resolution and enlarged as vinyl wallpaper.
FIVE MURAL THEMES:
1. WELCOME: A stand alone portrait of two First Nation Children. Their arms are held in the “welcoming position.” 9x30ft.
2. FAMILY: A gathering of all races of children around a “Chinese Meal” with a lazy susan showing distinctive Musqueum dining artifacts and foods. 9x15ft.
3. STRENGTH: Begin each new day with strength and pride! The Musqueum woman’s traditional blanket and the traditional Totem Poles symbolize power. 9x15ft.
4. PLAY: The Musqueum people encourage children to find learning, fulfillment and fun through daily play.
5. PLACE: The Land and the people are one. Respect for all of life is encouraged throughout each individual’s life. 9x 12 ft.