Alex Janvier (Dene/Suline/Saulteaux Nations)

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Earth Movement by Alex Janvier

Alex Janvier, AOE (born is a Native Canadian artist. As a member of the commonly referred to “Indian Group of Seven”, Janvier is a pioneer of contemporary Canadian aboriginal art in Canada.

"Beautiful Culture" by Alex Janvier, Dene Suline and Saulteaux

"Beautiful Culture" by Alex Janvier. The artist beautifully fuses indigenous culture with modern European abstraction. Janvier stirs the flavours of Kandinsky and Miro with traditional Dene quill and beadwork, and the pull of sacred lands.

Alex Janvier l Canadian visual artist l The Official Website - my absolute favourite painting of his

As a member of the commonly referred to “Indian Group of Seven”, Janvier is one of the significant pioneering artists in Canada, and as such has influenced many generations of artists.

Sunshine Power by Alex Janvier

Sunshine Power - Contemporary Canadian Native, Inuit & Aboriginal Art by Janvier

Alex Janvier Aboriginal visual artist l The Official Website

As a member of the commonly referred to “Indian Group of Seven”, Janvier is one of the significant pioneering artists in Canada, and as such has influenced many generations of artists.

Alex Janvier (Dene Suline and Saulteaux): Crawlin’ thro Landclaim, 1999, acrylic on canvas, 198,1 x 144,8 cm.  (Courtesy: Janvier Gallery)

Alex Janvier (Dene Suline and Saulteaux): Crawlin’ thro Landclaim, acrylic on canvas, x cm.

Alex Janvier (Dene Suline and Saulteaux): Morning Star mural, Canadian Museum of Civilization

Alex Janvier (Dene Suline and Saulteaux): Morning Star mural, Canadian Museum of Civilization

Alex Janvier (Dene Suline and Saulteaux): “Lubicon”, 1988. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection

Alex Janvier, “Lubicon”, Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Estate of Jean Victoria Sinclair. Blanket of Remembrance, Narrative Quest and Alex Janvier By Blair.

Alex Janvier Photo by Martin Lipman

Alex Janvier, along with Daphne Odjig and Jackson Beardy, was amongst the first Canadian Aboriginal contemporary artists to break the “ethnocicity” of art galleries when their “Treaty Numbers…” group exhibition was mounted at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in

Alex Janvier "Making the Choice - Red Apple Series" Acrylic on Canvas.

Alex Janvier "Making the Choice - Red Apple Series" Acrylic on Canvas. The style appeals to me.

Alex Javier (Dene) ”In 1960 the world wasn’t ready for a First Nations artist interested in contemporary painting.  Whatever work I produced was a surprise to ...

Alex Javier (Dene) ”In 1960 the world wasn’t ready for a First Nations artist interested in contemporary painting. Whatever work I produced was a surprise to .

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