Jun

13

Voices from the Indigenous Community

Featuring 40 new oil paintings by Deron Ahsen:nase Douglas
May 9th to August 3rd at the Au ...click to read more

May

11

We Are Still Here! - Media Clip

Featuring 40 new oil paintings by Deron Ahsen:nase Douglas

May 9th to August 3rd at the ...click to read more

Jan

27

Sketching Demo for Muskrat

Created this brief demo as a way of engaging students at the beginning of a lesson.

To be ...click to read more

Dec

14

Adam Miller - Mythology, Ecology and Humanism

Some of the people who enjoyed my work in the past may be dismayed to learn that my interests hav ...click to read more

Dec

14

Vincent Desiderio - Scholar and Artist

Vincent Desiderio is perhaps one of the most thought provoking artists that I have come in cont ...click to read more

Dec

14

F. Scott Hess - Modern Master

F. Scott Hess is another artist whose work I find myself drawn to. As an artist I know how diff ...click to read more

Oct

8

Ken Monkman - Cree Artist - Toronto

Ken Monkman is one of my favourite artists. What I enjoy about his work is his ability to creat ...click to read more

Oct

8

One Word to Describe Christopher Columbus.

Christopher Columbus - Native Americans - One Word - Cut

Onkwehon:we were asked to give ...click to read more

Oct

5

It's a Good Day to Be Indigenous!

Although riddled with stereotypes, I always found a little truth in Smoke Signals that left me wi ...click to read more

May

28

A Message From Our Ancestors

Although the title for this painting is somewhat Tongue-in-check there is real historica ...click to read more

Nov

16

ET Crowle Public School at Quest 2017

The artists from @ETCrowle_YRDSB communicate why they are doing #artonomy at #yrdsbquest #yrdsb ...click to read more

Oct

16

ET Crowle PS - Preparing for Quest

In preparation for Quest 2017, the students of Miss Ringler's class were given a introduction t ...click to read more

A Message From Our Ancestors

Although the title for this painting is somewhat Tongue-in-check there is real historical evidence for the sentiment.

As you watch this video keep in mind that this is a practice or speed painting. I typically do these as practice canvases to either explore a topic or to work out some elements before I carry onto a larger canvas. I rather enjoy these as they allow me to loosen up and not to worry about the outcome.