Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Art in the City projects comes a remarkable new set of breathtaking original artworks: Art Case Collection Steinway pianos, customized by BC artists.
Commissioned by Tom Lee Music Canada, the pianos will be featured in concerts and performances in BC, then sold following the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Partial proceeds will go to the BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities.
"The Way of Our Ancestors"
by Jody Broomfield
Coast Salish artist Jody Broomfield brings together traditional beliefs shared through the stories and music of his people to create this breathtaking design. It features many traditional symbols of his culture: the Thunderbird, Salmon, Ocean, Sacred Eye and Human.
"Kuniisii - Music and Mythology"
by Jay Simeon
This stunning original design by Haida artist Jay Simeon features "Kuniisii", a supernatural being who gave the Haida people songs and music, along with other mythical creatures prevalent in Haida history. This one-of-a-kind Steinway was hand painted in acrylic made from ground argilite, a stone found exclusively in the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia.