Louie Gong (Nooksack) is a renowned contemporary Coast Salish artist that started by drawing on Vans and Converse. He has gained recognition for his unique ability communicates powerful, relatable statements about identity and personal development. One of the most striking features of Gong's trendsetting style is his informed departure from traditional artistic practices. He fearlessly incorporates innovative use of traditional Coast Salish design elements, uncommon mediums and modern themes, pushing the boundaries of what is expected in indigenous art. This approach allows him to create pieces that are both visually captivating and intellectually stimulating.
Louie's fine art prints are available exclusively from Eighth Generation, the Native-owned company that he founded in 2007. These high end giclée prints are made in-house with archival ink, professionally packaged and shipped globally.
GOOD DAY BAD DAY
Louie's iconic hummingbird design is featured in his most popular print - but so is his cat. Can you find it? Read more about this piece at Eighth Generation.Shop at Eighth Generation
This kinetic piece is a visual reminder to avoid falling into rudimentary archetypes - like the hero, victim and bully - when challenged. Read more about this piece at Eighth Generation.Shop at Eighth Generation
Sometimes life presents us with challenges that we can barely handle, and we need to go deep to move past the adversity. Louie created this distinctly Coast Salish salmon design to embody a resilient spirit . Read more about this mixed media piece at Eighth Generation.Shop at Eighth Generation