Hjalmer Wenstob’s daughter Huumiis was on hand at her dad’s Grand Opening event at Ucluelet’s Cedar House Gallery on Saturday. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

VIDEO: Ucluelet gallery owner hopes to connect communities

A Grand Opening event celebrated the arrival of Hjalmer Wenstob’s transformed Cedar House Gallery.

Tla-o-qui-aht artist Hjalmer Wenstob has returned to Ucluelet after completing his Masters of Fine Arts degree at the University of Victoria and is ready to create connections across West Coast communities. The 25 year-old held a Grand Opening event for his Cedar House Art Gallery at Whiskey Landing on Saturday and hopes to transform the space into a hub for community connections and shared learning experiences.

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