In the 1780s a number of American native bands along the US side of the Great Lakes decided to relocate to the British side and where given tracts of land along what is now the Grand River in Southwestern Ontario. This painting depicts a probable scenario from Tutela Heights, of what could have taken place in this area once called Eagle's Nest now Eagle Place, part of Brantford, once Brant's Ford, (of the river) named after Joseph Brant the native leader. The last remnants of Butler's Rangers, a mixed group of native and whites fighting for the British, where coming back from the Detroit area to Niagara-on-the-Lake to be disbanded and would have to cross the river, probably knowing that this territory was to be given as compensation to...
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"Three Colors and the Truth"
My paintings reflect the world I live in or want to live in. With three primary colors I give you truth in the disguise of an illusion, as the pact between artist and audience is always an unspoken illusion.
Whatever our purpose on this planet or the universe itself is something I cannot fathom or attempt to understand. I therefore focus on what I can relate to and what I see that makes me happy. I hope these efforts will also help for you to enjoy the everyday...
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