Ts'msyen Artist, Morgan Asoyuf

Meet Ts'msyen Artist, Morgan Asoyuf

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Morgan Asoyuf (née Green) was born March 24, 1984 in Prince Rupert BC. Morgan is Ts'msyen Eagle Clan from Ksyeen River (Prince Rupert area), BC. Her Lineage is Lax Giik, XGiik , Gitando (people of the weir net), Githo'on (the salmon eaters)

Morgan’s artistic career started with a Blanche Macdonald Centre Fashion Design Diploma in 2003, and an interest in painting Ts’msyen Designs. She studies wood sculpture with Henry Green and Phil Gray, and enjoys teaching the art form in varied settings. She is currently employed as an auxiliary goldsmith instructor with Vancouver Community College as well as teaching art at the Kilala Lelum Native Health Centre on the downtown eastside of Vancouver.

She took Bronze Casting at The Crucible art compound in Oakland, where industry professionals taught her both investment mold and sand casting.

In 2010 Morgan studied at Vancouver Metal Art School under Gerold Mueller, a goldsmith from Pforzheim Germany. She received diplomas in both Jewelry Design and Stone Cutting, learning special techniques such as hollow construction, custom stone cutting, and advanced soldering.

Morgan has studied design and engraving with Richard Adkins, and completed Gem Setting courses at Revere Academy, San Francisco.

Select Art Highlights:


Upcoming shows: Women Carvers of the Northwest Coast Exhibition, Audain Art Museum, November 16, 2024 - May 5, 2025


Super Natural: Place and Practice: Artist Perspective with Morgan Asoyuf, Canadian Society of Decorative Arts/Cercle canadien des arts décoratifs 2023 Vancouver Symposium (Saturday, September 9th, 2023), Link to presentation: https://player.vimeo.com/video/864176344?badge=0&autopause=0&player_id=0&app_id=58479

Royal Canadian Mint Puzzle Coin: The Royal Canadian Mint selected a design by Morgan Asoyuf to be featured on a pure silver puzzle coin. The title of the coin 'The Celestial Circle' "permeates all aspects of life on the Northwest Coast, home to the Ts’msyen peoples. Human beings are inextricably linked to nature, its cycles and patterns mirrored in the heavens and depicted across the eight pieces that form this 99.99% pure silver puzzle coin set."


Royal Portrait” commemorating northwest coast matriarchial power, solo exhibition by Ts’msyen artist Morgan Asoyuf, The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, Vancouver, BC.


"Ts'msyen Transforming" Ts’msyen artist Morgan Asoyuf, The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, Vancouver, BC.