Robert Boyer (1948-2004)
Artistas / Canada / Cree / Metis

Robert Boyer (1948-2004)

Born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Biography: As a Métis artist, Bob Boyer’s painting bears the mark of a dual cultural perspective, one that alternates between the Plains Indian imagery of his Native heritage and the European tradition that provides him with the vocabulary of abstraction. Boyer’s work has been informed by colour field painting, specifically by the non-representational Continue reading

Billy Gauthier (b.1978)
Artistas / Canada / Inuit / Metis

Billy Gauthier (b.1978)

Born in Happy Valley-Goose Bay; lives in North West River, Labrador Biography: His interest in art started at a very early age – as soon as he was old enough to hold a pencil he would draw for hours on end. He began carving as a teenager, after watching his cousin John Terriak carve at his studio. After one session, Terriak gave Billy a piece of stone and a few files – Billy went home and started carving his first piece, a face in a hood, which he gave to his mother Continue reading

Christi Belcourt (b.1966)
Artistas / Canada / Metis

Christi Belcourt (b.1966)

Born in Scarborough, Toronto Some reading and watching Artist’s website Metis Artist Christi Belcourt Discusses Painting “My Heart is Beautiful” (video) Ahnisnabae art gallery Métis artist Christi Belcourt’s work featured in Valentino fashions, CBC From rural Ontario to Paris runway: Métis artist’s painting appears on Valentino designs, CTV Canada AM The Art of Dress: Valentino’s … Continue reading