Lillian Loponen

Visual artist Lillian Loponen came to the Yukon in 1979.

Places you will find her work:  Royal Collection of Drawings and Watercolours, Windsor Castle, UK; Yukon Government Permanent Art Collection, City of Whitehorse Canada Games Centre, Beringia..

Get Your Greens

Whet your appetite for lunch on Lillian Loponen’s new canvases at the Yukon College Hilltop Bistro this fall. The show, called Touch of Green: Enchanted Places, explores the colour green in washes and gestural brushstrokes. The show will be on display at the College’s fine dining lunch restaurant until mid December. Jacqueline Bedard, the Director …

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Yukon Artists: At Work for 10 Years

There will be music on the walls and in the air when the Yukon Artists @ Work (YAAW) Gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary on November 1. The gallery, the Yukon‘s only not-for-profit artists’ co-operative, is celebrating a decade of artist support with a show by one of its original members, Lillian Loponen. The co-op’s accomplished …

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From the Arts: Beautiful New Additions to Your Gallery

In the lobby of the Yukon Government Administration Building, just behind the library, you can see this year’s eight new additions to the Yukon Permanent Art Collection. The collection “belongs to the people of the Yukon,” Tourism and Culture Minister Elaine Taylor stressed in her speech at the show’s opening. The show, entitled Capture, includes …

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The Largesse of Yukon Art

Harreson Tanner and Serena Kovalosky have just returned from a two-week scouting mission around the territory, but there is no sign of road-weary haggardness. Instead, both brim over with excitement for their collaboration on an ambitious art exhibition that will bring the Yukon’s artistic largesse to the outside world. Best known for his clay and …

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