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  Posted Nov. 27, 2003
Cura Project Publications
Due to high demand, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society has printed an additional 500 copies of its publication Trademarks and Salmon Art: A Brand New Perspective. For information contact the Cannery at or phone 604-664-9009.
  May 1-3, 2003
BC Studies Conference

Liu Centre for the Study of Global Issues
University of British Columbia

Kathy McKay, MA student, Dept. of History gave, a paper on "Icons in Aspic: The Depiction of British Columbia through Salmon Can Labels, 1880-1950" in the session entitled "Selling British Columbia."

  February, 2002
Qualicum History Conference

Claudia Lorenz, History in Art student, presented a paper on “Selling Salmon: Salmon Can Labels and the History of Printing and Lithography in BC,” at the 27th annual Qualicum History Conference, Qualicum Beach, BC, January 2002.

  Jun. 13, 2002 - July 20, 2002
Trademarks and Salmon Art: A brand new perspective

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada

On June 13, 2002, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery proudly unveiled its 6th annual art show, entitled "Trademarks and Salmon Art: A brand new perspective." This captivating exhibit showcased the work of eight artists who merged academic research and salmon label specimens with their own contemporary artwork to offer a new perspective to the fascinating world of historic salmon labels.

Participating Artists:

  • Laura Babak-Nagy (Port Coquitlam)
  • Penny Lim (Vancouver)
  • Lea Price (Delta)
  • Darcy Paterson (Vancouver)
  • Jaqueline Peck (Richmond)
  • Robert Randall (Victoria)
  • Loraine Wellman (Richmond)
  • Tania Willard (Vancouver)


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