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Lot #88

Artist Jane Ash Poitras
Title Fire Shaman
Media mixed media on canvas
Dated 1998
Size 32.25 x 16 in. / 81.9 x 40.6 cm.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and dated lower right; signed and titled verso; unframed

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $1,200 Estimate $1,500/$2,500

Biographical Information
Jane Ash Poitras ~ [b.1951] Canadian RCA
see Who Discovered the Americas, Recent Work by Jane Ash Poitras, by J.Clark, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1992; Cycle of Life, by C.Chatel, Galerie d'art Vincent, 2002; Jane Ash Poitras - Consecrated Medicine, V. Eichhorn, Thunderbay Art Gallery, 2004; Primordial Memories, by I.Masse, Galerie d'art Vincent, 2005; included in Survey Alberta 88, by A.MacKay, pg.49, A.C.A., 1988; Indigena: Contemporary Native Perspectives, by G.McMaster, pg.164, Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1992; Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, 1996; biographies in Westbridge,Vol.3, pg.87 and North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed. J.Heller, pg.447, Garland Pub., 1985; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website