Valley Stories

Artist: Williams, Blake
Category: Community
Status: Existing
Sponsor: NV Recreation Commission in partnership with the District of North Vancouver

Integrated, Mosaic

This community public art installation features two 8-foot memory/story poles that were constructed to make an archway at the entrance to the Lynn Valley RecCentre. Artist Blake Williams created the poles which feature 330 ceramic tiles designed and painted by community participants during a series of public workshops. The project involved over 150 people including seniors from the Lynn Valley Seniors Association, teens from Argyle Secondary School and pre-schoolers from Sandpiper Preschool.


Ceramic tile

About the artist:
Blake Williams is a Vancouver based artist working primarily in public art. He has a background in photography and film with digital studies at Emily Carr University and specialized photographic training at Langara College.