Born: Kamloops, BC
Lives and works in Vancouver
1983 BFA, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver
2019 Honorary DFA, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
New Work: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Bent Box Gallery, Vancouver
New Work: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Bent Box Gallery, Vancouver
National Native Arts Symposium, Sir Alexander Galt Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Inherent Rights, Vision Rights: Virtual Reality Paintings and Drawings, Canadian Embassy, Paris
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Born to Live and Die on Your Colonialist Reservation, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
Man of Masks, Tribal Art Gallery, Vancouver
An Indian Act Shooting the Indian Act, Healey Estate, Northumberland and Surrey, England
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Ovoidism, Diane Farris Gallery
An Indian Act Shooting the Indian Act, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver
An Indian Act Shooting the Indian Act, Mendel Art Gallery and Tribe, Saskatoon, Saskatechewan
Colour Zone, Plug In ICA, Winnipeg; Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal; Mercer Union, Toronto; Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver; Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario
An Indian Act Shooting the Indian Act, Kitigan Zibi Anishinabe Reserve, Quebec 2004
Yuxweluptun: Drawings, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver
A Bad Colonial Day, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, British Columbia
Variations on the Picturesque, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver
Neo-Native Drawings and Other Works, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
Indian World, Macaulay Fine Art, Vancouver
Unceded Territories, Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver
Ovoidism, Vancouver Art Gallery
Neo-Totems, Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Vancouver
Time Immemorial (You’re Just Mad Because We Got Here First), Canada House, London
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Works on Paper, Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Vancouver
New Works, Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Vancouver
Neo Indian Landscapes and Other Works of Art, Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Vancouver
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Emily Carr, Vancouver Art Gallery
Back/Flash, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta
The Shadow of Production: Works from the Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery
Variations on the Picturesque, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario
75 Years of Collecting: First Nations: Myths and Realities, Vancouver Art Gallery Paint, Vancouver Art Gallery
Salish Signatures: Coast Salish Art, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
Transporters: Contemporary Salish Art, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Challenging Traditions, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinberg, Ontario Drawn, Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver
New Works by Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Jim Hart, Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver
Shore, Forest and Beyond: Art from the Audain Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery
Gallery Artists, Macaulay Fine Art, Vancouver Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014, National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa, Ontario
Interweavings, Richmond Art Gallery, British Columbia
Every Corner Holds a Cave, Ginerva Gambino, Cologne
Cindy Sherman Meets Dzunuk/wa, Satellite Gallery, Vancouver
Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950 to Now, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
SITElines 2018: Casa Tomada, SITE Santa Fe
Garden in the Machine, Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver First Nations Art of British Columbia, East-West Center, Honolulu; Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului SXEL,ES/New Paintings, Alcheringa Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
Aldona, Jonaitis. Art of the Northwest Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006.
Duffek, Karen and Tania Willard. Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories. Vancouver: Museum of Anthropology, 2016.
Henry, Karen and Karen Love. Variations on the Picturesque. Kitchener: Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, 2006.
Ito, Toshiharu. The Inter Medium Textbook. Osaka, Japan: Inter Mediu, Institute, 1997.
Marina, Roy. Last Call. Vancouver: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, 2002.
McFadden Revere, David and Ellen Taubman Napiura. Changing Hands: Art Without Reservations 2. New York: Museum of Arts and Design, 2005.
Schroeter, Annette. A Bad Colonial Day. Prince George, British Columbia: Two Rivers Gallery, 2005.
Stallabrass, Julian, Pauline Van Mourid Broekman, Niru Ratnam. Locus Solus: Site, Identity, Technology in Contemporary Art. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2000.
Thom, Ian M. Art BC: Masterworks from British Columbia. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 2000.
Watson, Petra, Monika Gagnon, and Catherine Mattes. Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Colour Zone. Winnipeg: Plug in ICA, 2003.
Alcalay, Ammiel. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun.” Bomb Magazine (Summer 2016).
Burnham, Clint. “First Nations Art Unites Myth and Reality.” Vancouver Sun, September 16, 2006: D2.
Cramp, Beverly. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Canada is Not a Pretty Picture.” Galleries West (April 2016.)
Duke, Gordon David. “Abstract Intensities.” Vancouver Sun, December 6, 2003: F10.
Enright, Robert. “Colour Becomes Symbol in These Dazzling Paintings.” Globe and Mail (Toronto), February 24, 2001.
Enright, Robert. “History Painter.” Borders Crossings 20, no. 2 (May 2001): 38–43.
Gagnon, Monika. “Unpacking the Ovoid in Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Ovoidism.” 2001.
Goddard, Peter. “Art by Numbers.” Toronto Star, December 15, 2001: J14.
Griffin, Kevin. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, The Indigenous History Painter of Modern Life.” Vancouver Sun, May 2016.
Harpers Magazine (January 2000).
Hogue, Tarah. “Vancouver Entrances: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Beau Dick.” Canadian Arts Magazine (2016).
Jun, Amanda. “Artist’s Statement: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun.” Montecristo Magazine (Summer 2012).
Laurence, Robin. “Art for Whose Sake.” Trek (Summer 2001).
Laurence, Robin. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Creates Confrontation by Canvas at the Museum of Anthropology.” Georgia Straight (April 2016).
Lederman, Marsha. “Yuxweluptun’s Exhibition Brings You Face to Face with Indigenous History.” Globe and Mail, 2016.
Lehman, Henry. “Straight World, Spirit World.” Montreal Gazette, April 28, 2001: J2.
Madwar, Samia. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Exhibit Captures Vancouver’s Surging Interest in Indigenous Art.” CBC Arts (May 2016)
Matei, Andrienne. “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories.” Nuvo Magazine (April 2016).
O’Connor, Kelly. “Museum of Anthropology at UBC Presents Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories.” First Nations Drums (August 2016).
Ritchie, Christina. “On a Good Day.” Canadian Art Magazine (Winter 2013).
Siebert, Amanda. “Artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Lets’lo:tseltun to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Emily Carr University of Art and Design.” Georgia Straight (April 2019).
Siebert, Amanda. “Future Vancouver Art Gallery Site Home to a New Installation by Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun.” Georgia Straight (September 2017).
Stoffman, Judy. “Heirs to Group of Seven Causing a Stir.” Toronto Star, December 15, 2001: J15.
Turner, Michael. “These Days.” Mix (Fall 2001).