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Add an element of style and a unique look with this 'Mother Winter' Art Print Shawl. The Art Print shawls are 100% acrylic, and measure 180 cm x 70 cm. Designed by Sioux Artist Maxine Noel, this shawl is a beautiful blue and white, with the print art work called 'Mother Winter'. "The great majestic polar bear blends into the winter landscape...protected by Mother Winter." - Maxine Noel The artwork is beautiful, with Mother Winter standing tall and graceful and strong, protecting the magnificent Polar Bear at her side. These beautiful Art Print Shawls are very soft and wrap around you to keep you warm in style and grace. They drape beautifully and can be worn in a variety of ways.
Designed In Canada by Maxine Noel
180 cm x 70 cm
Blue and White
Artist Maxine Noel
Ioyan Mani - "to walk beyond" - is Maxine's Sioux name that reveals her gift. Maxine is Oglala Sioux, born on the Birdtail Reservation in Manitoba. The eldest of eleven children, she learned to draw among a loving family on a quiet reserve. In residential school she experienced the struggles of submersion of the native spirituality and culture, which brought her strength and enrichment. Maxine was appointed in 2019 as a member of the Order of Canada for her work as a visual artist and for encouraging and promoting creative expression in Indigenous communities.
A self-taught artist, Maxine is skilled in many media. She seeks through the use of fluid images, flowing lines and subtle colours, to present essential characteristics of the Native people: their sensibilities, generosity and loving nature. Maxine has received honours and accolades for her work with Native cultures, and she speaks around the country on art and on social issues, assisting in bridging the gap between Native and non-Native, young and old.
Maxine was a recipient of the Order of Canada in 2019 for her notable achievements.