Artist: Leah Dorion
Dimensions: 15.5cm x 6cm x 4cm
From Oscardo Website: Leah Marie Dorion is a Métis person with cultural roots to the historic community of Cumberland House, Saskatchewan. She is a passionate interdisciplinary artist and educator committed to sharing Metis culture and history.
Leah Marie Dorion is an interdisciplinary Métis artist raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. A teacher, painter, filmmaker and published writer, Leah views her Métis heritage as providing her with a unique bridge for knowledge between all people. Leah holds a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts, and Master of Arts degree. She has numerous creative projects to her credit, including academic papers for the Royal Commission of Aboriginal Peoples, books for children, gallery showings of her artworks, and numerous video documentaries that showcase Metis culture and history. Leah’s paintings honour the spiritual strength of Aboriginal women and the sacred feminine. Leah believes that women play a key role in passing on vital knowledge for all of humanity which is deeply reflected in her artistic practice. She believes women are the first teachers of the next generation.