William Monague's expression of color is distinctly modern, inspired with spiritual qualities. The simplicity of composition and his illuminative style gives a unique nature to his presentation. William has had an expansive success with a career in the arts. - Seven Grandfathers Award for Humility 2012 - Ontario Union of Ontario Indians, Lifetime Achievment Award for the Arts 2008 - Most Unique Native Artist –British Columbia, Canada 1990 - Most Unique Native Artist –Alberta, Canada 1990 - International Private Collectors, Germany, Spain, Japan, England, Africa - National Museum of the American Indian, “Porcupine Quill Armband” 1983 -Washington Museum of Fine Art, “antler carving” 1984 - Turtle Art Gallery New York, “Quill Regalia” 1983 - Royal Ontario Museum – “Keeper of the Pipe” 1981 - Whetung’s Art Gallery – early works of art 1979-1989 - Monague Native Crafts Inc. – Created 1980, leading global producer of native crafts. - Georgian College Midland, Ontario Campus – “Georgian Spirit” 2011 - Georgian College, Ontario Orillia Campus – “Our Educators” 2010 - IBM sponsored workshop, “Native Art and Technology” 2011 - St. Theresa’s Midland, Ontario “Bear Clan”, “Strength, Hope & New Beginings” 2012 - Enaahtig Healing Lodge and Learning Centre, Private Collection - The Art Loft, Toronto, Ontario 1984 - Canada Council for the Arts, fostering appreciation of legends, culture, language and art, “Snowy and the Otter” project, - Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet Nunavut 1999 - Simcoe County District School Board, Native Art& Technology and Traditional Art workshops 2011 - Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, “Traditional Art”workshops and “Native Art & Technology” workshops 2010 - Christian Island Elementory School – Educational Traditional and Contemporary Art Summer Camp 2010 - Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre – “Little Eagles” and “Little Beavers” Youth Art Program 1996-1998 - Whetung’s Art Gallery, Curve Lake, Ontario 1989 - CHUM, City TV Artist Vignette Award, Aboriginal Tourism Association 2002
- Sharing Anishnabek Culture and Spirituality through the "Spirit of Color" -
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