1960-2011 Although born and raised in Kamsack, Saskatchewan, amongst the Cree and Saulteaux until he was 15, Brian moved to Northern Ontario where he became immersed in the spiritualism and techniques of the Ojibway and shamans. Mentored by Norval Morrisseau (known as the Father of the Woodland Aboriginal school), Brian worked in a contemporary form of pictographs ala the “Morrisseau” style. It was Morrisseau who said of Brian Marion: “As an artist, he has learned to apply colour to forms that were derived, in part, from the ancient pictographs still found in the central region of Canada. While he developed his artistic talents, he was taught to use the meanings of the legends as a basis for the composition of his paintings. He has acquired the knowledge from the visions of our people and has come to understand our close ties with nature. He has been able to get inspiration from his native spirituality and with the blessing of the Creator, add how own emotional and intuitive interpretations to produce beautiful art”.
22 x 24 serigraph edition of 150. published 2001
Paper size: 20×24.5