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The Collector's Gallery - Fine Canadian Art

Group 9
Folk Art
Adolf Benca
Michael Burns
Canadian School
Michael Janzen
Mitchell Keirstead
Grant Leier
Degen Lindner
Glen Loates RCAe
Harold Lyon
Robert Francis Michael McInnis
Alisdair Monro
Milena Moriani
Pauline Paquin IAF
J.R. Pearce
Marcia Perkins
Jane Ash Poitras
Greg Pyra ASA
Cameron Roberts AFCA
Joan Hall Staseson
Anne Wanda Tessier
Faye HeavyShield


Faye  HeavyShield - Mural - Aahkiaapoohtsi/ Back Home  2019
Mural - Aahkiaapoohtsi/ Back Home 2019
 
Faye  HeavyShield - Detail of Mural - Outlandish 2019
Detail of Mural - Outlandish 2019
 
Faye  HeavyShield - Detail of Mural - Writing on Stone
Detail of Mural - Writing on Stone
 

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Biography
HeavyShield, a member of the Kainai Nation, lives and works on the Blood Reserve in Southern Alberta. A fluent speaker of Blackfoot, language is central to her practice as is land and community. The interface between the artist and homeland have been featured in installations such as outlandish 2009, body of land 2004 and calling stones (conversations) 2018.
Artist Statement
Aahkiaapoohktsi/back home is a look at the diverse landscape that is home.  Familiar sights of mountains, buttes, river valleys, coulees and dirt roads all are familial ground.