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Susan A. Point, O.C., D.F.A., R.C.A.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Susan A. Point, O.C., D.F.A., R.C.A. O.C. Vancouver
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada November 17, 2005 October 6, 2006
An internationally acclaimed artist, Susan Point has played a prominent role in the renewal of the Coast Salish First Nation's cultural heritage. Combining traditional symbols with a wide range of materials, she has produced inventive and distinctive works that have been exhibited in Canada and abroad. Notably, her large-scale sculptures welcome visitors to the Vancouver International Airport and to the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington. Widely admired for her creativity and vision, she has served as a director of the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and is a source of inspiration for young artists.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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