To fundraise for the "No Tankers" campaign, to advocate for a permanent ban on off-shore drilling in BC, and to raise public awareness about the issues.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

BC Artists protest Oil Spills

Here's a recent article in the Vancouver Sun regarding the "UnOILed ~ UnspOILed!" The UnspOILed Coast Quilt project. http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Protest+quilts+contribute+spill+discussion/3405930/story.html

It's also the first formal unveiling of the first of the wall-hanging quilts that are being assembled for the fund-raising project. Isn't it glorious!

The people who made these squares were from Gabriola and Salt Spring Islands, some were quilters, some didn't know how to sew. There is also a painted piece (the boat) and the pieces were made by both male and female...

Want to get involved? Email me at shenam@shaw.ca ~ we'd love you to be a part of this!

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