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

An Impromptu Show

Raven9 1/2" x 12 1/2"Acrylic andGold Leaf on PaperThe Bearclaw Gallery will be hosting a show on Saturday June 14thI'll be there from about 1-4pm.The show will run for about a week after the opening so come by, get out of the gloom and check out some colour!---Just a few quick thoughts on this painting:This [...]

By | June 11th, 2008|art show, residential schools|2 Comments

Never Tell Me The Odds12" x 24"Acrylicon Canvas2007In the stories, coyote battles monsters. It's just what coyote does. In one legend from the Nez Perce, Monster was devouring everything in the land. Monster was clever, but he couldn't seem to capture the last remaining morsel: Coyote. Now, Coyote missed all his animal friends so he [...]