Christi Belcourt: Take Only What You Need

Christi Belcourt, Honouring My Spirit Helpers, 2010. Acrylic on canvas, 228.6 x 400 cm. Private Collection of Cheryllee Bourgeois, Sara Booth, and Sara Wolfe. Photo courtesy of the Artist.

Take Only What You Need
Christi Belcourt

September 6 – December 6, 2022
Opening reception with the Artist: September 28, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Robert Langen Art Gallery, Wilfrid Laurier University

Curated by Suzanne Luke

In Take Only What You Need, Belcourt invites viewers to self-reflect on nature’s symbolic properties and the earthly connections that intertwines human existence with the natural world. Her vibrant use of colour and meticulous attention to detail create a visual landscape of wonder. Challenging her audience to acknowledge their dependency and responsibility for the survival of Mother Earth.

Free Admission | All are welcome

Gallery Hours
Monday – Friday, 9am-8pm
Saturday and Sunday, 11am-5pm

We ask all attendees to adhere to the university’s COVID-19 requirements and policies at the time of the event. Masks are optional but are encouraged. Please do not attend if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.


We would like to acknowledge that Wilfrid Laurier University and its campuses are located on the Haldimand tract, the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishnaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. This land is part of the Dish with One Spoon Treaty between the Haudenosaunee and Anishnaabe peoples and symbolizes the agreement to share and protect our resources and not engage in conflict.

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Robert Langen Art Gallery
Wilfrid Laurier University
Library, Main Floor
75 University Ave West
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3C5