Aboriginal Artists in New Brunswick
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Tara works primarily with porcupine quillwork and silk dyeing, but she also paints and does sculptural work. She learned her crafts at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, where she completed the Native Arts program as well as several more years of advanced study. Now she teaches workshops as well as works on her own projects in her studio
My name is Natalie Sappier-Samaqani Cocahq (The Water Spirit) I am a Wolastoqiyik Indigenous multidisciplinary artist from Tobique First Nation. Much of the teachings carry along the Wolastoq waters and it lead me into art community in Fredericton-where my arts practice is currently based and a place I call home also.
Carver, Sculptor, Wildlife / Animals I take a regular piece of wood and transform it into a creation in which the shape, beautiful grains and texture will astound you when you see and touch it.
Phyllis Grant is a Mi’gmaq artist from Pabineau First Nation. She is a mother, artist, rapper, filmmaker, dreamer and lover of all creation. Phyllis has collaborated with several organizations and groups –from the province of NB to Coca-Cola Canada, the National Film Board of Canada and Honor the Earth. An interdisciplinary artist, her works include animated films, poetry and music, as well as paintings and illustrations
"We Were Not the Savages" by Guéganne Doucet. Canadian born International artists has a double heritage of the first two nations in Canada, Mi`kmaq and Acadian. Over the course of my career, my work has evolved from realistic to figurative realist forms and geometric abstraction.
E. Ned Bear has a 25 year experience in the Visual Arts Field. Bear received formal art training at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, and was the first aboriginal student to graduate from this institution, including graduating with honors.
Award winning Canadian folklore painter Brian Allen Adams, a graduate of Mohawk College,worked for DND and Tourism NB for a number of years as a commercial artist. Brian has been painting professionally for over 25 years and is a owner/dealer of a art gallery in Saint Andrews, NB. His work can be found in collections around the world. Each painting brings forth the Spirit of Canada through the artist interpretation of Canadian and Native folklore.