Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Coast Salish Artwork - Salish Orca Vessel

Winning design revealed 

Esquimalt First Nation artist - Darlene Gait

Here it is! The stunning new Coast Salish artwork for the new ‪BC Ferries‬ Salish Orca vessel. The winning design by Esquimalt First Nation artist, Darlene Gait was revealed at a special ceremony at The One Moon Gallery in Esquimalt this morning.

This will be the 1st of 3 new Coast Salish designs for the new Salish Class vessels. The Salish Orca will replace the 50-year old Queen of Burnaby on the Comox – Powell River route later this year.

As reported on Nanaimo Info blog last November this vessel was built at Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. in Gdansk, Poland.


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