Author Archives: Riel

Amanda

“Amanda” Acrylic on canvas, 2017 30″ x 40″ This is one of many portraits I have done of the girl. I have always found her to be a mysterious inspiration. Most flowers are pulled from the ground and torn near

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Amanda

“Amanda” Acrylic on canvas, 2017 30″ x 40″ This is one of many portraits I have done of the girl. I have always found her to be a mysterious inspiration. Most flowers are pulled from the ground and torn near

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Woman with Saxophone

36″ x 48″ Acrylic on canvas, 2016 AVAILABLE PRINT: $400.00 This is my 9th cubism painting that contains music instruments. I have always wanted to capture the saxophone in a cubist piece. Musical yeah, it’s a nude just as much

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Woman with Saxophone

36″ x 48″ Acrylic on canvas, 2016 AVAILABLE PRINT: $400.00 This is my 9th cubism painting that contains music instruments. I have always wanted to capture the saxophone in a cubist piece. Musical yeah, it’s a nude just as much

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Emotional Rescue

25″ x 33″, Digital Art Collage, 2015 Price: $400.00 This is the pink version of “Beast of burden”. What can I say, some people like blue, some people like yellow. People like different flavors. Another portrait that says “The Rolling Stones” are

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Emotional Rescue

25″ x 33″, Digital Art Collage, 2015 Price: $400.00 This is the pink version of “Beast of burden”. What can I say, some people like blue, some people like yellow. People like different flavors. Another portrait that says “The Rolling Stones” are

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Yellow Dancer

24″ x 30″, Mixed media on canvas, 2015 AVAILABLE PRINT: $400.00 This was a photo I came across that I really liked. So I cut it up into pieces drew some parts and put it back together again. Just like

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Yellow Dancer

24″ x 30″, Mixed media on canvas, 2015 AVAILABLE PRINT: $400.00 This was a photo I came across that I really liked. So I cut it up into pieces drew some parts and put it back together again. Just like

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Four Sitting Bulls

36″x 36″ Mixed media on canvas, 2015   Four overlapping portraits of the great Sioux chief “Sittingbull”. – Riel Benn by

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Four Sitting Bulls

36″x 36″ Mixed media on canvas, 2015   Four overlapping portraits of the great Sioux chief “Sittingbull”. – Riel Benn by

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Guitar

                  32″ x 40″, Acrylic on canvas, 2015 Lately I have been inspired by George Braque and Henri Matisse. I was getting tired of doing native art, so I did this!!! I

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Guitar

                  32″ x 40″, Acrylic on canvas, 2015 Lately I have been inspired by George Braque and Henri Matisse. I was getting tired of doing native art, so I did this!!! I

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Star Collage with a Poem

                22″ x 30″, Collage, 2015 PRICE: $120.00 Even though I have been painting nearly 20 years now, I went on youtube and took a lil course on collage. You can never stop

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Star Collage with a Poem

                22″ x 30″, Collage, 2015 PRICE: $120.00 Even though I have been painting nearly 20 years now, I went on youtube and took a lil course on collage. You can never stop

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Mrs. Universe

22″ x 28″, Acrylic on canvas, 2015 AVAILABLE PRINT: $200.00 This is a portrait of the new 2015 Mrs. Universe a.k.a Ashley Callingbull. I cannot remember her married last name at the moment. Their was no plan in particular when

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Mrs. Universe

22″ x 28″, Acrylic on canvas, 2015 AVAILABLE PRINT: $200.00 This is a portrait of the new 2015 Mrs. Universe a.k.a Ashley Callingbull. I cannot remember her married last name at the moment. Their was no plan in particular when

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Painted Negatives

22″ x 30″, Mixed media on Bainbridge Paper, 2015 PRICE: $175.00 I made this image up as I went along, their was no plan really. I really wanted to see how this paper would hold up with mixed media, it

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Painted Negatives

22″ x 30″, Mixed media on Bainbridge Paper, 2015 PRICE: $175.00 I made this image up as I went along, their was no plan really. I really wanted to see how this paper would hold up with mixed media, it

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Dancing Star 2

  24″ x 30″ , Mixed media on canvas, 2015 AVAILABLE PRINT:$400.00    This is the second version I did of this image, which is why it’s titled “Dancing Star 2.” One image can be portrayed in more than one way, sometimes

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Dancing Star 2

  24″ x 30″ , Mixed media on canvas, 2015 AVAILABLE PRINT:$400.00    This is the second version I did of this image, which is why it’s titled “Dancing Star 2.” One image can be portrayed in more than one way, sometimes

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Dakota Sioux

24″ x 36″, Mixed media on canvas, 2015 AVAILABLE PRINT: $400.00   This is different version of the native American warrior known as “Little Stallion.” – Riel Benn by

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Dakota Sioux

24″ x 36″, Mixed media on canvas, 2015 AVAILABLE PRINT: $400.00   This is different version of the native American warrior known as “Little Stallion.” – Riel Benn by

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Medicine Crow Vanity Fair

30″ x 40″, Acrylic on canvas, 1999 Price: $800.00 Vanity Fair seemed like a more glamorous magazine, so I decided to put Chief medicine Crow on the cover to showcase Native Beauty. By the looks of his fine dress, No!

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Medicine Crow Vanity Fair

30″ x 40″, Acrylic on canvas, 1999 Price: $800.00 Vanity Fair seemed like a more glamorous magazine, so I decided to put Chief medicine Crow on the cover to showcase Native Beauty. By the looks of his fine dress, No!

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