Category: Profiles

Debby Ropp

Debby Ropp has lived among the lakes and forests of Northwestern Ontario most of her life. Skiing and snowshoeing in winter, or paddling her canoe or gardening in summer, you will usually find her in the outdoors she loves. In watercolour, Debby attempts to…

Myles Kakegamic

Miles Kakegamic is a young emerging artist from the remote Sandy Lake Reserve in Northwestern Ontario. Born in Winnipeg in 1988, he was taken from his parents care at the age of twelve. Child and Family Services first placed him in a home in…

Tim Tait

Tim is a self-taught First Nations artist from Sachigo (near Sandy Lake), Ontario. He started drawing at the age of nine and was encouraged in the Woodland discipline by his parents. By twelve years of age, he was painting. Over time, his style has…

Lionel Kakegamic

Lionel is an established Northwestern Ontario First Nation Artist. Although he was born in Kenora in 1965, he was adopted by Kenny and Martina Kakegamic of Sandy Lake, into a family full of artists. He grew up on the land, and carries his experience…

Tammy Zebruck

Tammy Zebruck is a rising star on the Kenora art scene. Her work is heavily influenced by the region’s natural beauty: its rocks, trees, and, most of all, water. No one captures a rippling shoreline like Tammy! For several years, this artist kept her…