13 moons, Donald Chrétien, painter, graphic design, carver, pass the feather

Donald Chretien | Painter-Graphic Design

Donald Chrétien A.O.C.A.

Donald’s work demonstrates his quest for an artistic expression of his Native identity, which encompasses issues of language, family, place and self determination. His distinctive style is influenced by the Woodland style of art common to his band, Nipissing First Nation.

William-Montague, painter, passthefeather

William Monague | Ojibwe Painter

William Monague, painter, pass the featherWilliam Monague is an Ojibwa painter.

William grew up on Christian Island, Georgian Bay home of the Beausoleil First Nation People and currently resides in Midland, Ontario.  The self taught artist left his Beausoliel First Nation reserve on Christian Island in the 70’s and 80’s travelling the Pow Wow circuit to sell native art.  Soon after his three daughters Wausa, Wabie and Awasis were born. 

On the Pow Wow trail original paintings, carvings and quill work were acquired by curators seeking native art.  The Washington Museum of Fine Art, Turtle Art Gallery in New York, Royal Ontario Museum and Whetung’s Art Gallery among others.  During the Alberta and British Columbia shows in the 1980’s William  was awarded Most Unique Native Artist.

Seeking-Guidance, ppass the feather, first nations art directory, aboriginal arts collective of canada, scholarships, grants, workshops, classroom art exchange

Andre Couillonneur | Painter – Drum Maker

My name is Andre Couillonneur  and I am originally from northern Saskatchewan and I am Woodland Cree. I now reside in Edmonton, Alberta

I usually paint things from dreams and visions that I have.

I often paint animals and forest scenes because I grew  up in northern Saskatchewan surrounded by forests and lakes.. and often incorporate northern lights and stars in my paintings…

I am a painter and drum maker.