He started to paint in 1959, after he received a "vision"
telling him to do so. He is the first Indian to break the tribal
rules of setting down Indian legends in picture form for the white man to
see and the first Indian to actually draw these legends and design
representative shapes to illustrate his folklore. For a look at some of
Mr. Morrisseau different pieces of work, click on the picture.
Trodden path the caribou left somewhere in the past. The day comes
to a close. Paths linger fainting whispers on my mind.
Wondering what they mean as they were being made. The caribou is
gone but the tracks are still here.
Ingrid was born just before World War II near Stuttgart, Germany.
After her family's emigration to Canada in 1958 and her marriage in 1963,
she concentrated on her childhood aspiration painting. Inspired in
the works of Emil Nolde, the German Expressionist, and courses in
sculpturing and life drawing at Georgian Collage. Currently there
are over 500 of Ingrid's works across the world.
He was born in Deva, Rumania (then Transylvania), in 1922. He
studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cluj and graduated from the Academy
of Fine Arts in Bucharest. In 1950 Perlmutter emigrated to Israel.
In 1952 he had his first major exhibition in Israel. Since the
1960's he has held over 40 showings on three continents.
Romanian born Israeli artist, who has exhibited in New York and is
virtually an unknown on the North American Continent. The artist
lives in Montreal. He has created 30 scenes of the holy lands, many
of them combining religious symbolism with unusually distinct impressions
of the mid-east landscape.
has participated in group shows, some of which include the Gallerie d'Art
Vincent, on the rue Hotel de Ville in Hull, Quebec, and in Toronto
Galleries such as Campbell's Gallery of Fine Art, the Hayden Street Tate
Gallery, the Blue Easel Gallery and Queen Street Davidson Gallery of Fine
Art. Although most of Brennan's work has been sold privately, he
does not elaborate on it for the reason "A painter should be known
for what he is doing at present and what he is capable of doing in the
future, and not so much as to what he has done in the past.
Thomas is Ojibway-born artist who has dedicated his time to learning the
ways of his people. His style reflects traditional life and at the
same time serves to instill pride in us all.
in a room trapline shack where he is close to his spirit. There he
is able to communicate his message as his mind, body, and spirit are at
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