I am delighted to announce that I have been awarded an Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Grant, from the Ontario Arts Council. Thanks to the Ontario Arts Council for its generous support in the completion of a series of paintings depicting my interpretations of Wyandot themes. Tizameh!
…digital rendering of an original drawing in pencil, by Richard Zane Smith. This twelve petal floral pattern, describes the Clan and Phratry divisions of the Wandat…
I first met “Canada’s Premiere Outsider Artist” Menno Krant in 1995 when he, I and several other self-titled “Outsiders” exhibited at Tableau Vivant Gallery on Queen West. We had formed a casual collective and placed ourselves apart from the mainstream gallery-elite in Toronto. Not hard, considering the group was composed of ‘folk’ or naïve and […]
“We are all brothers and sisters,” says Deva Gunaseelan, principal dancer and choreographer of The Gunaseelan Dance Company, “despite our differences, dancing expresses the divine in us, it transforms, inspires and educates us.” Scholar, yoga instructor, theatre advisor, costume/prop-maker and painter, among numerous other advanced talents and skills, Deva presents his expansive, energetic dance works […]