Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Grant

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

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!

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Clan and Phratry Twelve Petal Floral Pattern – version 1

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Wyandot Connections | No Comments

…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…

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Menno Krant: Outsider Art in Cabbagetown, Toronto

Posted by on Jul 13, 2012 in Artist's Profiles | No Comments

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 […]

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Wyandot of Anderdon Green Corn Feast

Posted by on Jun 30, 2012 in Wyandot Connections | No Comments

For the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation ~ USA/Canada ~ Green Corn Feast for Members of the Anderdon Nation ~ Sken:noh!

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Deva Gunaseelan: Classical Indian Dance’s Flow Master

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Artist's Profiles | No Comments

“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 […]

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