Art Acquisition 2012-2013

Results of the Indigenous Art Acquisition Program 2012–2013:

  • 98 submissions from First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists were received from across Canada.
  • 426 works of art were reviewed by the selection jury that included Lee-Ann Martin (Kanien’kahaka, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory), Curator of Contemporary Canadian Indigenous Art at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec, Roy Kakegamic, (Cree, Sandy Lake, Ontario), Artist and Dr. Heather Igloliorte (Inuit, Nunatsiavut Territory of Labrador), Assistant Professor, Art History at Concordia University.
  • 44 works of art were selected for purchase for the Indigenous Art Collection for Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada's art collection.
 

Tracey Anthony

Delaware

Haudenosaunee - Unite, 2011
mixed media on canvas
91.5 x 91.5 cm
(500206)

Haudenosaunee - Unite, 2011
 

Christi Belcourt

Michif/Otepimisiwak

This Painting is a Mirror, 2012
acrylic on canvas
206 x 256 cm
(500245)

This Painting is a Mirror, 2012
 

Christian Chapman

Ojibway

Don't Whistle at the Northern Lights, 2010
mixed media on canvas
173 x 147 cm
(500214)

Don't Whistle at the Northern Lights, 2010
 

Christian Chapman

Ojibway

Don't Use God's Name in Vain - Benedictus XVI, 2010
mixed media on canvas
173 x 147 cm
(500213)

Don't Use God's Name in Vain - Benedictus XVI, 2010
 

Hannah Claus

Mohawk

Clouds, 2008
digital image on reprographic film
61 x 91.5 cm
(500241)

Clouds, 2008
 

Vanessa Dion Fletcher

Potawatomi/Lenape

Writing Landscape, 2011
intaglio print on paper
76 x 14.5 cm (each)
(500222 A-F)

 

Keesic Douglas

Ojibway

Trade Language, 2012
C-print
62.5 x 184 cm
(500211)

Trade Language, 2012
 

Jerry Alan Evans

Mi'kmaq

Qalipu Migrations, 2012
acrylic on canvas
94.5 x 94.5 cm
(500205)

Qalipu Migrations, 2012
 

David "Kanietakeron"Fadden

Mohawk

The Three Shouts, 2012
acrylic on canvas
122 x 127 cm
(500210)

The Three Shouts, 2012
 

Rosalie Favell

Cree/Métis

Annie, 2011
ink jet print on paper
56 x 43 cm
(500230)

Annie, 2011
 

Rosalie Favell

Cree/Métis

Chairlift, 2011
ink jet print on paper
56 x 43 cm
(500229)

Chairlift, 2011
 

Rosalie Favell

Cree/Métis

Orange Dress Red Poppy, 2011
ink jet print on paper
56 x 43 cm
(500226)

Orange Dress Red Poppy, 2011
 

Rosalie Favell

Cree/Métis

Doug and Gerry, 1934, 2011
ink jet print on paper
44 x 73 cm
(500228)

Doug and Gerry, 1934, 2011
 

Rosalie Favell

Cree/Métis

Doug and Gerry, 2012
ink jet print on paper
44 x 98 cm
(500227)

Doug and Gerry, 2012
 

Jeneen Frei Njootli

Gwich'in

White Swan, 2013
digital image on paper
28 x 43.5 cm
(500231)

White Swan, 2013
 

Jeneen Frei Njootli

Gwich'in

Contemporary Spirit Regalia: Shift, 2013
digital image on paper
43.5 x 28 cm
(500232)

Contemporary Spirit Regalia: Shift, 2013
 

Tanya Harnett

Assiniboine

Suite Scarred/Sacred Water, 2011
photograph on paper
84 x 61 cm (each)
(500240 A-F)

 

Robert Houle

Saulteaux

Sister Clothilde, 2009
oil on paper
112.5 x 76 cm
(500237)

Sister Clothilde, 2009
 

Robert Houle

Saulteaux

Shape Shifter, 2009
oil on paper
112.5 x 76 cm
(500236)

Shape Shifter, 2009
 

Robert Houle

Saulteaux

Dark Moses, 2009
oil on paper
112.5 x 76 cm
(500235)

Dark Moses, 2009
 

Alex Janvier

Dene Suline, Saulteaux

Four Spots, 2011
acrylic on linen
61 cm (diameter)
(500216)

Four Spots, 2011
 

Alex Janvier

Dene Suline, Saulteaux

Life's Oasis, 2013
watercolour on paper
54 cm (diameter)
(500215)

Life's Oasis, 2013
 

Claude Latour

Algonquin

Deadcrow and Two Brothers, 2010
digital photograph on paper
26.5 x 91.5 cm
(500217)

Deadcrow and Two Brothers, 2010
 

Jim Logan

Cree Sioux Métis

This Is Our Time, 2013
acrylic on canvas
91.5 x 61 cm
(500207)

This Is Our Time, 2013
 

Kent Monkman

Cree

Montcalm's Haircut and Wolfe's Haircut (diptych), 2011
etching and aquatint on paper
25.5 x 30.5 cm (each)
(500220)

 

Kent Monkman

Cree

The Academy, 2011
Etching and aquatint on paper
46 x 66 cm
(500221)

The Academy, 2011
 

Caroline Monnet

Algonquin

Alice, 2012
acrylic on canvas
152 x 152 cm
(500244)

Alice, 2012
 

Shirley Moorhouse

Inuit

Goose Reflecting, 2011
mixed media on wool
73 x 99 cm
(500234)

Goose Reflecting, 2011
 

Shirley Moorhouse

Inuit

We Stand on Guard, 2010
mixed media on wool
73 x 79 cm
(500233)

We Stand on Guard, 2010
 

Christian Morrisseau

Ojibway

Father and Son Teachings, 2012
acrylic on canvas
116 x 79 cm
(500242)

Father and Son Teachings, 2012
 

Christian Morrisseau

Ojibway

Spiritual Brothers, 2012
acrylic on canvas
79 x 116 cm
(500243)

Spiritual Brothers, 2012
 

Susan Point

Coast Salish

Musqueam Foreshore, 2011
serigraph on paper
81.5 x 32 cm
(500218)

Musqueam Foreshore, 2011
 

Susan Point

Coast Salish

Canoe Pass, 2011
serigraph on paper
81.5 x 32 cm
(500219)

Canoe Pass, 2011
 

Jane Ash Poitras

Cree

Shaman of the Four Corners, 2009
mixed media on wood panel
24 x 35 cm
(500204)

Shaman of the Four Corners, 2009
 

Frank Polson

Algonquin

Teaching, 2012
acrylic on canvas
91.5 x 122 cm
(500208)

Teaching, 2012
 

Barry Pottle

Inuk

Awareness 1 & 2, 2009-2010
digital photograph on paper
63.5 x 61 cm (each)
(500258 A-B)

 

Frank Shebageget

Ojibway

Flight Patterns, 2010 (Series)
graphite on paper
77 x 57 cm (each)
(500223 A-E)

 

Skawennati

Mohawk

Jingle Dancers Assembled, 2011
inkjet on polybanner
92 x 157 cm
(500239)

Jingle Dancers Assembled, 2011
 

Skawennati

Mohawk

Native Love, 2012
inkjet on polybanner
92 x 157 cm
(500238)

Native Love, 2012
 

Greg Staats

Mohawk

Body of Shadow, 2010
photo-etching on paper
80.5 x 75 cm
(500212)

Body of Shadow, 2010
 

France Trépanier

Kanien'kéhaka

Reminiscence, 2010
Pastel on paper
76 x 57 cm (each)
(500224)

 

France Trépanier

Kanien'kéhaka

Gesgapegiag, 2012
Pastel on paper
102 x 153 cm
(500225)

Gesgapegiag, 2012
 

Tania Willard

Secwepemc

Be a Good Girl, 2008
handcoloured woodcut
66.5 x 87 cm
(500209)

Be a Good Girl, 2008