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Qualification Highlights

Professional Dene Artist Specializing in:

  • Commissioned Paintings, Portraits, Prints, Logos and Murals
  • Workshops, Presentations and Teaching

Teacher / Instructor / Workshops

  • Art Teacher, Ontario College of Arts and Design University, Toronto, ON, Canada (January to April, 2013)
  • Research Artist, Dene In the Arts, Toronto, ON and NWT (September, 2011 to present)
  • Fine and Traditional Arts Development Officer, Sahtu In the Arts, Great Bear Lake Region, NT (April, 2008 to August, 2011)
  • Jury Selections Committee, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa ,Ontario (January, 2008)
  • Guest Artist; Sahtu Artists Workshop, Tulita Yamoria Community Secretariat, Tulita, NT (August, 2007)
  • Art lessons for D. Allooloo, NT (August 2005 - December, 2006)
  • Teaching Workshops, Third Year Nursing Class, Aurora College, Yellowknife, NT (March, 2007, February, 2006, and January, 2005)
  • Cultural Outing, Sir John Franklin High School and RWED, on the Land, (January, 2006)
  • Arts and Cultural Classes, Mildred Hall Elementary School, Yellowknife, NT (March, 2005)
  • Presentation to 'Spirit of the Land' Workshop, Ministry of Education, Yellowknife, NT (February, 2005
  • Instructor, Native Theatre School North (Stuck in the Snowbank Co.), Yellowknife, NT (August, 2004)
  • Art Teacher, Weledeh Elementary, Yellowknife, NT (2003, 1996)
  • Art Teacher, Aurora College, Yellowknife, NT (2002- 03)
  • Painting Instructor, N.J. MacPherson School, Yellowknife, NT (2001)
  • Art Teacher, St. Patrick's High School, Yellowknife, NT (1996)
  • Art Instructor, Dene Community Council, Fort Good Hope, NT (1992)
  • Substitute Teacher, Lutsel K'e School, Lutsel K'e, NT (1991)
Featured Artist
  • NWT Days, Ottawa, Ontario (Jan/Feb, 2015 and Feb, 2013)
  • ZigZag Gallery, York U, Toronto, ON (September 2011-April, 2012)
  • OCAD First Peoples Show, "Passages", Toronto, ON, (June, 2010)
  • McMichael Gallery, Toronto, ON, "Endaian" (June, 2010)
  • Cultural Ambassador for NWT, Canada Winter Games, Whitehorse, YT (February/March, 2007)
  • Cultural Ambassador for NWT, Russia, (June, 2006)
  • Artist, Canada Games, Whitehorse, Yukon Territories (February/March, 2007)
  • Master of Ceremonies, Metis Fiddler Lee Mandeville CD launch,Yellowknife, NT (December, 2006)
  • Cultural Ambassador, for NWT, to Japan Expo 2005, Japan (July/August, 2005)
  • Donated to the NWT Youth Council, a design based on painting, 'Blessings of the North', for a poster; HIV Hep. C Awareness Campaign Yellowknife, NT (February, 2005)
  • Artist-in-Residence, Nor-Art, Yellowknife, NT (January/February, 2005)
  • Cultural Ambassador, for NWT, to Russia (2003)
  • Mural Artist, Aurora Arts Society, Yellowknife, NT (2003)
  • Artist in Residence, Northern Images, Yellowknife, NT (2003, 2002, 2001, 1999)
  • Cultural Ambassador, for NWT, to Germany (2002)
  • Three Portrait Painting Contract, NWT Ski Symposium, Inuvik, NT (2001)
  • Production of 3 cassette/disk set covers, 'Cool Runnings', Window Rock, Arizona, USA (1999)
  • Logo Painting, Yellowknife Educators Conference, St. Patrick's High School, Yellowknife, NT (1999)
  • Illustrator, 'Deneduwe Series', Children's Books, Yellowknife, NT (1998)
  • Mural Artist, General Contract; Weaver and Devore, Yellowknife, NT (1998, 1992)
  • Illustrator, NWT Literacy, Yellowknife, NT (1997)
  • Playground Designer, Lutsel K'e School, Lutsel K'e, NT (1991)

Exhibitions / Demonstrations

  • 30 Years of Art, NWT Arts Council, at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yk, NT, Oct., 2015 to March, 2016
  • Great Northern Arts Festival, Inuvik, NT, Canada (2015, 2014, July 2013, 2012, 2008, 2007, 2003, 2002, 1998 and 1988)
  • Featured Painting, NWT Arts Poster, ITI Department, GNWT (2013)
  • "Hands at Bear Rock" Mural, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada (April, 2013)
  • NWT Banner for Provinces and Territories Confederation Boulevard Banner Program, Ottawa, ON, Canada (2011)
  • 'Una Volta e Sempre' (OCAD Students Art Show, Florence Italy Program), Firenze, Italia, (December, 2009)
  • Storyteller, Aboriginal Students Association, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON (January, 2009)
  • Aboriginal Students Association, (OCAD), 4th Group Show, Toronto, ON (August, 2008)
  • Aboriginal Students Association (OCAD), 3rd Group Show, Mukwa Geesis Festival,Toronto, Ontario (March, 2008)
  • Aboriginal Students Association, 2nd Group Show, Transit Space, Ontario College of Arts and Design, Toronto, Ontario (February, 2008)
  • Aboriginal Students Association, 1st Group Show, 'Gathering In the Hope to Exchange Views', X-Space Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (February, 2008)
  • Painting on Site; Tasty Byte's Internet Cafe, Dawson City, Yukon Territory (August, 2007)
  • North Residency Program, Banff, Alberta (January and February, 2007)
  • Painting and Set-up of Teepee, Assembly of 1st Nations, Yellowknife, NT (June/July, 2005)
  • Presentation to 3rd Year Nursing Class, Aurora College, Yellowknife, NT (January, 2005)
  • Presentation at Rolling Hills School, Rolling Hills AB (November, 2004)
  • Featured Artist, Art Show, Arts Week, Aurora Arts Society, Yellowknife, NT (September, 2004)
  • Guest Artist, Aboriginal Culture Days, Somba K'e Park, Yellowknife NT (June, 2003)
  • Guest Artist, Craft Display w/ Various Artists, Prince of Wales Heritage Centre, Yellowknife NT (2003-04)
  • Guest Artist, APTN, 'Buffalo Tracks', Toronto, Ontario (2003)
  • Exhibition of paintings, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, NT (2003 - 04)
  • Teepee Set-up and Demonstration, National Aboriginal Day, Yellowknife, NT (2001)
  • Teepee Set-up, N.J. MacPherson School, Yellowknife, NT (2001)
  • One Man Art Show, Northern Images, Yellowknife, NT (2000, 1999)
  • Art Demonstration and Teepee Set-up, Northern Cultural Week, N.J. MacPherson School, Yellowknife, NT (2000)
  • Cultural Presentations, Greyhills High School, Tuba City, Arizona, USA (1999)
  • One Man Art Show, Ancestral Spirits Gallery, Port Townsend, Washington, USA (1999)
  • Guest Artist, 'Business in Arts' Conference, Dene Cultural Institute, Yellowknife, NT (1999)
  • Sale of Paintings, Arctic Trading Company, Yellowknife, NT (1998)
  • Guest Artist, 'Spirits in the Sun' Art Show, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA (1998)
  • Guest Speaker and Artist, 'Thank God It's Friday', Dene Cultural Institute, Hay River Dene Reserve, NT (1995)
  • Guest Artist, Festival of the Midnight Sun, Yellowknife, NT (1995)
  • Featured Artist, 1995 Phone Book Cover, Northwestel, Yellowknife, NT (1995)
  • Guest Speaker, Stonechild College, Chippewa/Cree Reservation, Montana, USA (1995)
  • Featured Artist, 1995 Phone Book Cover, Northwestel, Yellowknife, NT (1995)
  • Guest Speaker, Stonechild College, Chippewa/Cree Reservation, Montana, USA (1995)
  • Guest Artist, the Queen's visit, Yellowknife, NT (1994)

Receiving The Premier's Award for the "Sahtu in the Arts" project

from NWT Premier Floyd Roland (far left) in Radelie Koe/Fort Good Hope, NWT (June, 2009)

(Photo Credit: Tessa MacIntosh)

Collections

  • Prime Minister of Canada
  • Minister of National Defense, Government of Canada
  • Premier, Legislative Assembly of NWT, Canada
  • Grand Chief, Tli Cho First Nations
  • City of Yellowknife Heritage Committee
  • Assembly of First Nations, Yellowknife, NT
  • Denendeh National Office, Yellowknife, NT
  • Canadian Embassy and International School of Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Information Services
  • Editorial Columnist, 'A Mountain View', News North, Yellowknife, NT (May, 2005-present)
  • Night Security Officer, Sir John Franklin High School, Yellowknife, NT (2004)
  • Archival Assistant, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, NT (1990)
  • General Office Manager, Metis Nation, Fort Simpson, NT (1989)
  • Director, Dene Museum/Library, Fort Good Hope, NT (1982-1989)
  • Guest Columnist, 'A Mountain View', Native Press, Yellowknife, NT (1982)
  • Secretary/Editor for the book 'As Long As This Land Shall Last', Denendeh National Office, Yellowknife, NT (1976- 1977)
  • Television Production Team, Tree of Peace, Yellowknife, NT (1974-1976)
  • Announcer, CFYellowknife Radio, Yellowknife, NT (1972-1974)
  • Director, Radio Department, Indian Brotherhood of the NT (1971-1974)
Volunteer Services
  • Member, Ethics Review Committee, Aurora College, Fort Good Hope, NT (June, 2014 to Present)
  • International School of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (November, 2013)
  • Buddhist Centre, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (September to November, 2013)
  • with Dene In the Arts, Radelie Koe/Fort Good Hope, NT, Canada (Summer of 2013 and 2012)
  • Poem 'Our Drum' used in Movie by Students of M.J. MacPherson, Yellowknife, NT, (June, 2009)
  • Work on Film, 'Diamond Road', Yellowknife, NT (aired October, 2007)
  • Use of quote: 'Human Rights Is Life Itself', Canadian Human Rights Commission, Yellowknife, NT (November, 2007)
  • Church Construction, Native American Church of Navajoland, Tuba City, Arizona, USA (2001)
  • Flag Design, Lutsel K'e Community Flag, Lutsel K'e, NT (July, 1977)
  • Board of Directors, Tree of Peace, Yellowknife, NT (1993)
Education
  • Masters of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada (September, 2013)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ontario College of Arts and Design University, Toronto, ON, Canada (2011)
  • Fine Arts Mentoring Program, Ontario College of Arts and Design, Toronto, ON (1993-1994)
  • Library and Information Sciences, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON (1987)
  • Fine Arts Program, Art's Sake, Inc., Toronto, ON (1978-1982)
  • Radio and Television Arts, Confederation College, Thunder Bay, ON (1969-1971)
Awards and Presentations
  • The People's Choice Award, Great Northern Arts Festival, Inuvik, NT (2015, 2014, 2013)
  • Artists' Choice Award, Great Northern Arts Festival, Inuvik, NT (2003, 2001)
  • The Premier's Award, for 'Sahtu In the Arts' Program, GNWT (June, 2010)
  • Queen's Jubilee Commemorative Medal (2002)
  • Diploma, The Living History Society, Yellowknife, NT (November, 2002)
  • Recipient, Tom Longboat Award, Top First Nations Athlete of the Year, Canada (1968)
 
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