Handmade Designer Gold
Silver Anishinaabe Collection
Elk Rawhide Shields
"Abstract Beadwork" Painting Series
This series is inspired by Robert Houle’s painting, Red is Beautiful. Combining contemporary art with beadwork design in a series of acrylic paintings on canvas to celebrate the geometric beadwork designs of the pow wow regalia. The pow wows are a place of gathering, and of celebration of culture. The painting are an exploration of vibrant colours and geometric design to evoke warmth, playfulness, and celebration. The geometric shapes are designed to please and attract the eye of the artist, as well as the viewer. This series in creation had a purpose, it was to heal and uplift.
Anishinaabe Painted Shield Series
This series of traditional rawhide shields are decorated with symbols that represent the struggles with are experiencing in recent years, touching on a variety of contemporary issues connected to the pandemic and reconciliation. These images I chose, are emojis used in social media that empowered us, bringing us together during these times. The shields are made with acrylic paint and variety of traditional materials including: Elk hide, deer hide, brass ring, cherry wood ring, leather, feathers, and, beads.
Fine Art Prints
5 Mural Series Summer 2023
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