Wednesday August 31, 2016

How Indigenous artist Angela Sterritt ended up painting a mural in a Chinese artists' village

Gitxan artist and CBC journalist Angela Sterritt spent five days in China creating this mural.

Gitxan artist and CBC journalist Angela Sterritt spent five days in China creating this mural. (Angela Sterritt)

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The last thing artist and CBC journalist Angela Sterritt expected to get in her inbox was an email from a Chinese millionaire, asking her to paint a mural. 

Though she was suspicious at first, the request turned into a life-changing trip.

She talks to Candy about what it meant to have a chance to bring her Gitxsan art to rural China.