Skunk is Honoured

Skunk is Honoured

2019, Moose hair tufting on melton wool and moosehide

Blackfly is Honoured

Blackfly is Honoured

2018, 12"x12", Beadwork on split deerskin

The Rut

The Rut

2018, 12"x9", digital art Flowers represented are cosmos and impatiens, both flowers that deer like to eat.

Golden Spiral (Nautilus)

Golden Spiral (Nautilus)

2018, 36"x36", acrylic on cradled birch panel Commissioned by the Dean, Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo

Turkey Vulture Is Honoured

Turkey Vulture Is Honoured

2018, 24"x48" acrylic on cradled birch panel.

My Grandmother is Honoured

My Grandmother is Honoured

2018, 10"x13", digital art.

Mole Is Honoured

Mole Is Honoured

2018, 18"x36", acrylic on cradled birch panel.

Thunder Being II

Thunder Being II

2018, 8"x10", red ocher paint on birchbark covered panel.

Ant Is Honoured

Ant Is Honoured

2018, 24"x36", acrylic on cradled birch panel.

Deer Mouse Is Honoured

Deer Mouse Is Honoured

2018, 24"x36", acrylic on cradled birch panel.

Stinging Nettle Is Honoured

Stinging Nettle Is Honoured

2017, 14"x7.5", acrylic on maple.

Goldenrod

Goldenrod

2017, 8"x14", pyrography and gouache on cherry.

Yellowjacket

Yellowjacket

2017. 10"x10", dyed porcupine quills on birchbark.

Leaping Wolf Drum

Leaping Wolf Drum

2017, acrylic on rawhide.

Renewal

Renewal

2016, 24"x24", acrylic and deer antlers on cradled birch panel. Permanent collection of the Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON, Canada. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Bumblebees & Dandelions Drum

Bumblebees & Dandelions Drum

2016, Acrylic on rawhide.

Teachers of Harmony

Teachers of Harmony

2016, 24"x48, acrylic on cradled birch panel. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Green Heron Drum Painting

Green Heron Drum Painting

Green Heron. 2017, acrylic on 12" drum. Auction item for Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health's 2017 Igniting the Spirit Gala.

Thunderbird Skate Deck

Thunderbird Skate Deck

Image of Animiiki (Thunderbird) on a skate deck. 2017, Acrylic on bamboo skate deck.

Antigonish & Flowers

Antigonish & Flowers

Custom drum painting for someone who loves the town of Antigonish, NS. The landmass of Antigonish at the center of the drum is true to life of what it looks like from satellite images. All the plants surrounding it grow in Antigonish and are also indigenous to the area. They are clockwise from top: forget me not, Wood sorrel, starflower, strawberry, day lily, blueberry, and bakeapple/cloudberry.

Meeko

Meeko

Custom pet portrait. 9"x12", watercolor on Arches 140lb cold press.

Leaping Wolf Drum

Leaping Wolf Drum

2017, acrylic on rawhide.

Métis Feather Box

Métis Feather Box

Cedar feather box with traditional Métis woodland floral dot art. Box made by my father Paul, painted by me.

Bee Quillwork Barrette

Bee Quillwork Barrette

Hand-dyed porcupine quillwork on birchbark with sweetgrass trim, doeskin backing and barrette clip.

Autumn in Port Carling

Autumn in Port Carling

2017, 5"x7", plein air watercolour.

Barred Owl Drum Painting

Barred Owl Drum Painting

Barred Owl. 2017, acrylic on 20" drum. Auction item for Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health's 2017 Igniting the Spirit Gala.

Cedar Waxwing Drum Painting

Cedar Waxwing Drum Painting

Cedar Waxwing. 2017, acrylic on 12" drum. Auction item for Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health's 2017 Igniting the Spirit Gala.

LSF&G

LSF&G

Love, Strength, Forgiveness and Generosity. 2017, 24"x36", acrylic on canvas. Strawberries/ode'imin carry the message of love and forgiveness. Manidoo Mukwa/the Spirit Bear represents strength, and Zhiishiigimiiwanzhiig/Silver maple is a tree of generosity for all it provides to us.

7 Grandfather Teachings Drum

7 Grandfather Teachings Drum

Mino Bmaadiziwin/7 Grandfather Teachings with White Buffalo drum painting. 2017, Acrylic on 16" drum. Auction item donated to Onaman Collective. Drum made by Klaus Becker.

Grand River Drum Painting

Grand River Drum Painting

2017, acrylic on 16" drum. The blue line represents the course of the Grand River in the Haldimand Tract area of Ontario. The plants and flowers projecting off the tributaries are indigenous to the Grand River Watershed. Drum made by John Somosi.

Golden Eagle Drum Painting

Golden Eagle Drum Painting

2017, acrylic on 16" drum. Drum made by John Somosi.

Silver Ram

Silver Ram

2016, 9"x12", ink, Prismacolor pencil, ink, silver leaf, and digital on tinted paper.

Burning Sweetgrass & Flowers Drum

Burning Sweetgrass & Flowers Drum

Burning sweetgrass and mountain flowers. 2016, acrylic on rawhide.

Insect Portraits

Insect Portraits

2016, L to R, top to bottom: Fly, Honeybee, Pillbug, Praying Mantis, Ladybug, Weevil, Dragonfly, Ant. Acrylic on 2"x2" canvases.

Great Egret

Great Egret

2016, acrylic on slate.

Residual Energy

Residual Energy

2016, 12"x36", acrylic, gouache, shed snakeskin and resin on cradled birch panel.

Moose Cedar Box

Moose Cedar Box

2016, acrylic on cedar. Box made by Paul Dallaire.

Grizzly Deck

Grizzly Deck

2016, acrylic on birch skateboard deck.

Hummingbird & Woodland Florals

Hummingbird & Woodland Florals

2016, 9"x12", gouache, acrylic and resin on cradled birch panel.

Thunderbird Drum

Thunderbird Drum

2016, acrylic on rawhide.

Slipknot

Slipknot

Adam Beach as "Slipknot" from the Suicide Squad movie. 2016, 4.75"x14", acrylic on cedar panel.

Snowy Owl with Orion, Earth & Snails

Snowy Owl with Orion, Earth & Snails

2016, acrylic on rawhide.

Swimming Deer Drum

Swimming Deer Drum

2016, acrylic on rawhide.

Eagle Screech

Eagle Screech

2016, 9"x12", acrylic on canvas.

Gitchi-Mukwa

Gitchi-Mukwa

2016, 9"x12", acrylic on canvas.

A Teaching Story About Nanaboozhoo

A Teaching Story About Nanaboozhoo

2016, mixed media.

Extraction

Extraction

2016, 16"x20", acrylic and birchbark on cradled board.

Thunderbird, Bear & Sweetgrass Drum

Thunderbird, Bear & Sweetgrass Drum

Given to Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde.

Ganawenimjige (Protector)

Ganawenimjige (Protector)

2016, 16"x20", acrylic, gold leaf and resin on cradled birch panel. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Rebirth

Rebirth

2012, 12"x6", mixed media.

The Ancestors' Path

The Ancestors' Path

2006, 18"x24", acrylic on mahogany plywood. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Dolphins

Dolphins

2015, acrylic on cedar panel.

Kinew

Kinew

2016, 9"x12", acrylic, resin and gold flakes on wood panel. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Migration

Migration

2016, watercolour, acrylic, resin and deer metacarpals on cradled wood panel. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Abe Sapien

Abe Sapien

2016, 5"x7", acrylic and watercolour on cedar panel. This is the second time I have combined a popular character with Woodland stylization. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Medicine Bear Drum

Medicine Bear Drum

2014, acrylic on rawhide.

Winter Medicine

Winter Medicine

Acrylic on basswood illustration done for one of Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health's 2015 Christmas cards.

Holiday Spirit

Holiday Spirit

Watercolour illustration done for one of Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health's 2015 Christmas cards.

Polar Bear and Northern Lights

Polar Bear and Northern Lights

2015, acrylic on canvas.

Grizzy Bear Drum

Grizzy Bear Drum

2015, acrylic on rawhide. This item was up for auction at Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health's 2015 Strawberry Moon Gala.

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

2015, deer jaw, birchbark and acrylic on wood panel.

Strawberry Moon Drum

Strawberry Moon Drum

2015, acrylic on rawhide. One of the items available for auction at Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health's 2015 Strawberry Moon Gala.

Fox Box

Fox Box

2015, acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Sea Turtle Drum

Sea Turtle Drum

2015, acrylic on rawhide.

Lightning Buffalo Drum

Lightning Buffalo Drum

2014, acrylic on rawhide.

Hellboy

Hellboy

This is the first time I have done a popular character combined with Woodland stylization. 6"x12", acrylic on scorched cedar panel. Given to actor in "Hellboy" Ron Perlman.

Eagle Drum

Eagle Drum

2014, acrylic on rawhide. For actor Adam Beach.

Polar Bear and Nunavut Florals

Polar Bear and Nunavut Florals

2014, acrylic on rawhide. For singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark.

Honouring Origins

Honouring Origins

2015, acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Warrior Turtle Drum

Warrior Turtle Drum

2012, acrylic on rawhide.

Monarchs and Woodland Florals

Monarchs and Woodland Florals

2015, acrylic on canvas.

Loon and Moon Drum

Loon and Moon Drum

2014, acrylic on rawhide.

Fox Drum

Fox Drum

2015, acrylic on rawhide.

Rainbow Trout Drum

Rainbow Trout Drum

2012, acrylic on rawhide.

Peregrine Falcon Box

Peregrine Falcon Box

2015, acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire. This was part of a fundraising auction for Walking With Our Sisters.

Elephant & Lilies

Elephant & Lilies

2015, acrylic on rawhide.

Eagle Energy

Eagle Energy

2015, acrylic on canvas.

Golden Eagle Drum

Golden Eagle Drum

2015, acrylic on rawhide.

Eagle Box

Eagle Box

2014, acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Timber Wolf

Timber Wolf

2013. Textured, touchable painting for a vision impaired client. Acrylic, molding paste and river stones on canvas.

Barn Owl Drum

Barn Owl Drum

2015, acrylic on rawhide.

Chestnut Horse Box

Chestnut Horse Box

2014, 12"x22". Acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Red-Tailed Hawk Box

Red-Tailed Hawk Box

2014, 18"x5", acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Trapped By Industry

Trapped By Industry

2014, 16"x30", mixed media. PRINTS AVAILABLE

The Spirit of Needlework

The Spirit of Needlework

2014, 12"x12", mixed media

Bay Horse Box

Bay Horse Box

2014, 14"x4"x5", acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Salmon Paddle

Salmon Paddle

2014, acrylic on wood paddle.

Soaring Spirit Logo

Soaring Spirit Logo

Logo done for the 16th annual Branches of Native Development Aboriginal Days Festival in Hamilton, Ontario Canada.

Gemini Instrument Panels & Controls

Gemini Instrument Panels & Controls

2013, 24"x36", mixed media. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Arabian Horse Box

Arabian Horse Box

2015, acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Strawberries, Horse and Sun

Strawberries, Horse and Sun

2011, 9"x12", watercolour. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Eagle and Sun

Eagle and Sun

2007, India ink & Prismacolor pencils on paper.

Arctic Tern Drum

Arctic Tern Drum

2006, acrylic on rawhide.

Grandmother Spider

Grandmother Spider

2012, acrylic & mixed media on 12" basswood round.

Loon Clan Drum

Loon Clan Drum

2013, acrylic on rawhide.

Bear and Woodland Florals

Bear and Woodland Florals

2012, acrylic on rawhide drum.

Hair and Flowers

Hair and Flowers

2007, 7"x10", Staedtler graphic pens on Strathmore Windpower Series paper.

Dancing With The Thunderbird

Dancing With The Thunderbird

2010, 24"x36", mixed media.

Porcupine in the Tree

Porcupine in the Tree

2011, 7"x10", Pilot drawing pens and watercolour wash.

Miles

Miles

2010, 4"x6", watercolour.

Great Horned Owl Box

Great Horned Owl Box

2013, acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Strawberry Box

Strawberry Box

2013, acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Lambert Equa-Area Projection

Lambert Equa-Area Projection

2013, 24"x36", mixed media. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Xceptional Events Logo

Xceptional Events Logo

Logo design done for Brantford, ON based event planning company.

Lynx Box

Lynx Box

2013, acrylic on cedar box. Box handcrafted by Paul Dallaire.

Heritage and Home

Heritage and Home

2010, 12"x24", acrylic on canvas.

Bear Enters Into West Wind

Bear Enters Into West Wind

2011, acrylic on rawhide.

Spirit

Spirit

2009, 16"x16", mixed media.

Heron's Moon

Heron's Moon

2006, 18"x24", acrylic on masonite. PRINTS AVAILABLE

Lake Huron Shoreline

Lake Huron Shoreline

2013, 4"x6", watercolour. Painted with the lake's water.

Northern Lites Logo

Northern Lites Logo

Logo for Northern Lites Painting & Decorating, a business based in Kitchener and Aurora, ON.

White Wolf Leading

White Wolf Leading

2011, acrylic on rawhide.

Lightning Buffalo Antler

Lightning Buffalo Antler

2007, acrylic on moose antler.

F.U.N. Cookbook Cover

F.U.N. Cookbook Cover

Cover illustration done for a local community cookbook.

UW Pow Wow Logo

UW Pow Wow Logo

Logo done for the University of Waterloo's annual pow wow.

The Rivers' Keepers

The Rivers' Keepers

Acrylic and watercolour on basswood round.

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Onaman Collective & Nimkii Aazhbikoong images © Isaac Murdoch, Christi Belcourt, Erin Tankupine

WWOS image © Walking With Our Sisters

NYSHN image © Native Youth Sexual Health Network

Save the Evidence image © Woodland Cultural Centre

No More Stolen Sisters image © Jay Bell Redbird

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Eagle Screech

2016, 9"x12", acrylic on canvas.