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Leah Marie Dorion: Thirteen Moons

Curated by Wendy Peart

Description

Exhibition will reopen from July 13 to August 30, 2020.

Additional Information

Métis artist Leah Marie Dorion shares the moon teachings through her detailed painting and poetry. Important to Indigenous women’s wisdom and traditional cultural knowledge, the moon teachings honour women as vital life-givers. The moon, known by many Elders as “Our Grandmother,” marks the passage of time. It provides wisdom, comfort, protection and strength from its position above us in the sky. Through her work, Dorion restores Indigenous women’s teachings and connects us to the sacred and healing natural law cycles.

Leah Marie Dorion is an interdisciplinary Métis artist, teacher, filmmaker and writer from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Dorion holds a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Arts from the Athabasca University. She has received numerous awards and grants and her work is held in many public and private collections and. Dorion is a published author of books about Métis history, cultural teachings and storytelling. 

 

Image: Leah Marie Dorion, 13th Moon, 2018, acrylic on canvas. Photo: Peter Beszterda. 

When


2020, Jul 13 2020 - All day

Where


Sherwood Village Branch, Sherwood Gallery

Interest


Upcoming
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