Posts Tagged 'native'
16″ x 20″ Mixed media on canvas, 2014 This is a portrait of the model and dancer “Sarain Carson Fox”. She also appears in my other painting titled “The Brown Girl”. I never met her but I met a few
24″ x 30″, Acrylic on canvas, 2011 AVAILABLE PRINT: $400.00 I got this image from a documentary about the Indian Wars. This is a picture of a “Comanche Woman”. I completely fell in love with photo when I first seen it.
30″ x 42″, Acrylic on canvas, 2011 “Jicarilla” is another of my cubism peices featuring Native Americans. It was modelled after a photograph of a Jicarilla Apache Man. It was a perfect photo to do a cubism version. His outfit
22″ x 28″, Acrylic on canvas, 2010 (SOLD) This was a commissioned piece, a friend of mine wanted a painting simular to my painting titled “Fool Bull”. For this painting I did a portrait of a “Shoshoni Scout” named “Rabbit Tail”.
30″ x 40″, Acrylic on canvas, 2006 “Nature`s Clock” was a painting I did for a group show I was part of, which was called “No word for Goodbye”. It exhibited at the Kenderdine Art Gallery at the University of Saskatchewan
30″ x 40″, Acrylic on canvas, 2010 This is my first successful portrait of a native american in cubism. The first time I tried to portray a native in cubism was back in 2005 which turned out to be a
20″ x 30″, Acrylic on canvas, 2010 This was the third successful portrait I did of a native american in cubism. In this piece I painted the crow chief “Two Leggings”. – Riel Benn (click on image to view larger version) by
32″ x 40″, Acrylic on paper, 2007 “Fool Bull” was my attempt at a different style of painting again. This was inspired by the artists of the southwestern United States. Many of them do portraits of natives in bright colors and sometimes their
30″ x 40″, Acrylic on canvas, 2008 (AVAILABLE) This is a portrait of a native model named “Sarain”. This was actually painted from a magazine cover she was on, the magazine was called SPIRIT. Her friends actually owned the magazine and
24″ x 30″, Acrylic on canvas, 1999 This was painted about a year after my brother’s death. I was only 19 years old. I was in a very dark place, both in my art and in my thoughts. – Riel