Art Show – Sneak Peek

A quick sneak peek of a painting on my mantle waiting to go to the gallery. It's a big piece, 30" x 72" and is inspired by the educational reader I illustrated for David Bouchard and Turtle Island Voices. The show is One Week Away! ------ The Bearclaw Gallery Presents: "An Unbroken Spirit" Paintings by [...]

By | November 10th, 2012|Art, Bearclaw Gallery, Show|3 Comments

Fluid & Flux

Gold Dance40" x 10"Mixed Media on Canvas2010Sun, sky and water. All fluid, all in flux. Alive with light, this painting dances and moves in an enduring place of calm. This piece developed over a span of three years, I was in no rush with it and it wasn’t in a rush with me. It grew [...]

By | May 26th, 2010|Aaron Paquette, Bearclaw Gallery, fish, gold, hbc|2 Comments

And Warms Our Skin Like Soft Exhalations

Lay Down Your Burdens36" x 28"Mixed Media on Canvas2010This is one of a group of paintings that flashed across my inner eye and I quickly sketched it out. The painting took me 9 months of labour to complete, growing at its own pace. I couldn't have rushed it if I tried, and sometimes I did [...]

Sunshine Breaks Through

Cree Teachings24"x 26"Mixed Media on Canvas2010Sohkahcahkwewin ᓱᐦᑲᐦᒐᐦᑫᐧᐃᐧᐣ It means having strength of soul.I called this Cree Teachings because of the wisdom I have been honoured to receive from many teachers throughout my life. Some of the teachers hurt me, some of them loved me, and sometimes it was both. Here I have made the equivalent [...]

A Show!

The Bearclaw Gallery Presents:Half Breed CultureNew Works by Aaron PaquetteOpening: May 15, 2010Closing: May 27, 2010Artist in attendance May 15, 1-4pmAbundant Treasures of the SpiritAcrylic, Gold Leaf on Canvas30" x 40"2010This was a labour of love. It took an incredible amount of time to paint, the fish undergoing so many slight revisions until we were [...]

By | May 13th, 2010|Aaron Paquette, art show, Bearclaw Gallery, new work|1 Comment

iPad could definitely be better (the artist gets techy)

As an artist I use whatever tools I can get my hands on to make the process of creating my work as intuitive and simple as possible. The less I have to worry about the better as far as getting thought to reality is concerned.That's why I was really looking forward to the new Apple [...]