08.04.2011 In the McMichael Collection of Canadian Art, north of Toronto, there is a painting by BlakeDebassige, an Ojibwe artist of the second Woodlands wave. It shows a grandfather holding a baby. They are surrounded by the things ...
07.04.2007 First, Joe Geschick-- note his book cover art for Erdrich's works. Then there is BlakeDebassige. Here is the seasonally appropriate Tree of Life (click on image for a larger version) and another by this artist can be found here.
Bio: Norval Morrisseau, Canadian Ojibwe painter, born near Thunder Bay, Ont., learned old ways from grandpa. Became painter because of visions. Traveled with Dewdeny re birchbark and rock art. Discovery show 1962.. Became famous in Canada and France. Order of Canada 1979. Now lives in BC.
Menu: Norval Morrisseau, Canadian Native Ojibwe painter, born near Thunder Bay, Ont.. Order of Canada 1979. Now lives in BC. Biography; Cultural meanings and influences. Gallery of paintings. Daphn Odjig Beavon.Younger Woodland-Legend Painters: BlakeDebassige, Leland Bell, Shirley Cheechoo, Tom Chee Chee, Martin Panamick