Alumni Panelist: Lives Well Lived
Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 | 1 to 3:30pm
The Alex & Jo Campbell Centre for Health and Wellness
Interurban Campus, Camosun College
Bradley Yuxwelupton Dick is of Lekwungen, Mamalilikulla and Ditidaht ancestry. He is an independent artist, cultural facilitator, family man and government employee.
Bradley says cultural values are incorporated into every facet of his life. He believes that cultural integrity is maintained through lived actions. Bradley actively affirms and reaffirms his cultural virtues and governance, and states that this is not reconciliation, however a centring of the cultural values balanced with the knowledge and strength of today.
A contemporary artist, Bradley’s works encompass original paintings, small and large carvings, and modern designs on shoes and hats. He also creates collaborative paintings with his wife Jennifer that reflect her Cree ancestry as well as his west coast influences.
His commissioned artworks can be found all over the world as far away as New Zealand, England, Norway and Sweden. He has sold numerous drums and carving locally, focusing on designs based on his family teachings and culture.