In First Nations cultures we have no word for art, as all things in life emulate art....
Out of my imagination and personal journey images are derived, sometimes haunting, sometimes whimsical....all things intuitive are also my influence
Brilliant color, evocative portraits fill paper and canvass.....homage pieces to the past....photographs of Chiefs and those that bear / bore witness to the historical situations First Nations people in Canada experienced are evident
in my work !
As an Artist, Story teller, educator, writer, sometimes cultural worker...I see my role as an important one, as we are living in a time of change; artists are seers; & that is our role in society !
photo by Madeleine
August 16 1958, Edmonton, Alberta|
1988 Independent Studies, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB|
1988 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS
1984 Art and Design Diploma, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
2007 Apisasisin, Alcheringa Gallery, Victoria B.C.|
2006 Home of The Brave, Bearclaw Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2002 Naspisihcikan House of First Voices, Aboriginal Art Gallery, First People Cultural Foundation, Victoria
2000 Seven Warriors/Star Nation, Bearclaw Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1999 George Littlechild/New Works Open Studio Show, George Littlechild Studio, Vancouver, BC
1999 Prayer Offerings, Bear Claw Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1998-9 De-Colonizing the Archival Photograph, Indian Art Gallery, Hull, PQ
1997 Selected Works of George Littlechild, Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John, BC
1997 George Littlechild: Selected Works, Dawson Creek Art Gallery, Dawson Creek, BC
1996 George Littlechild: Past & Recent Work. Introducing the Multi-Media Installations Dis-Placed Indians:
The Sixties Scoop, The Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
1995 Heartbeat/Mother Earth, Gallery of Tribal Art, Vancouver, BC
1994 Dreamtime - The Other Side, Gallery of Tribal Art, Vancouver, BC
1993 Spirit of the Plains Cree, Abokke Gallery, Kasama, Japan
1993 Littlechild Paintings 1989-93, Sacred Circle Gallery, Day Break Star Indian Center, Seattle, WA
1993 Night Sky Visions, Gallery of Tribal Art, Vancouver, BC
1991 George Littlechild, Otto Van de Loo Gallery, Munich, Germany
1991 Proud Noble Warrior, Gallery of Tribal Art, Vancouver, BC
1991 Chief Noah Muddy Bull and The Warriors, The Front Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1990 Regenerated Images, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK
1990 Ancestral Images, Gallery of Tribal Art, Vancouver, BC
1990 Red Horse, Red Indian, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, ON
1990 Painted Indians, The Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1989 Horse / Spirit Helper / Guide, The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
1989 Painted Beads, The Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1988 How the Mouse Got Brown Teeth and How the Birch Tree Got Its Stripes (Book Launch and
Sale of Illustrations), The Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1988 In Memory of the Late Rachel Littlechild, Anna Leonowen Gallery, Nova Scotia College of Art
and Design, Halifax, NS
2007 Red & White, Inside Out, the art of john Powell & George Littlechild, Comox Valley art Gallery, |
2006 Everyday Light, The Station Galerry, Whitby, Ontario
2005 Everday Light, Fort William Historical Park, East House, Thunderbay, Ontario
2005 Everday Light, Fort William Historical Park, East House, Thunderbay, Ontario
2005 About Face Self Portraits by Native American & First Nations Artists, Wheeelwright Museum of
The North American Indian, Sanat Fe, New Mexico
2005 25 years.25 artists 1980-2005, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, B.C.
2005 All the Beautifull Horses, Comox Art Gallery, Comox, B.C.
2005 Rise up, look around you, tell your story. Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2005 Just Like Me, Acadiana Arts Council, Lafayette, Louisiana
2005 Just Like Me, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
2005 Just Like Me, UNLV Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
2004/2005 Just Like Me, Courthouse Galleries, Portsmouth, Virginia
2004 Everyday Light, Chippewa Park Pavillion, Thunderbay, Ontario
2004 Just Like Me, Teton County Library, Jackson, Wyoming
2004 Just Like Me, City of Dayton - Dayton Cultural Center, Dayton, Ohio
2004 Just Like Me, Danville Museum of Fine Art, Danville, Virginia
2004 Just Like Me, Shafer Art Gallery, Great Bend, Kansas
2004 Just Like Me, St George Art Museum, St George, Utah
2004 Just Like Me, Morton-James Public Library, Nebraska City, Nebraska
2004/2003 Legends of our times, National Museum of the North American Indian, Washington, D.C.
2003 Everyday Light, Thunderbay art Gallery, Thunderbay, Ontario
2003 Everyday Light, Urban Shaman Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
2003 Just Like Me, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Cedar City, Utah
2003 Just Like Me, Lancaster County Library, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2003 Just Like Me, Mesquite Arts Council, Mesquite, Texas
2003 Just Like Me, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia
2003/2002 Just Like Me, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama
2003/2002 Legends of our times, Macon Museaum, Macon, Georgia
2002 Just Like Me, Texarkana Reg. Arts J Humanities Cncl, Texarkana, Texas
2002 Between you and me, Museum London, London, Ontario
2002 Everyday Light,Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario
2002 Dust on the Road : Canadian Artists in Dialogue with SAHMAT, Round House Gallery Vancouver, BC
2002 Fluff and Feathers, Beads and Braids, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
2002 Gallery Artists, John Ramsay Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2001 Legends of our times, National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2000 Reclaiming History, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
2000 Stole the Tee Pee, George Gustav Haye Center, New York City, NY, USA
2000 Four Circles/Soaring Visions: An International Collaboration between Australian Aboriginal Artists
Max Mansel, Heather Kemarre Shearer, First Nations Artists George Littlechild and Faith
Louis-Adams (travelling): Campbell River and District Public Art Gallery, Campbell River, BC; Prince
George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC; Sec wepmec, Kamloops, BC; Medicine Hat Museum of Art,
Medicine Hat, AB
1998-2000 Legends of our times, Canadian Museaum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec
1999 Four Circles/Soaring Visions: An International Collaboration between Australian Aboriginal Artists Max
Mansell, Heather Kemarre Shearer, First Nations Artists George Littlechild and Faith Louis-Adams
(travelling): Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC; The Araluen Centre, Alice Springs, Northern
Territory, Australia; Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania; Armindale & Region Aboriginal
Cultural Centre & Keeping Place, New South Wales, Australia; Ballerat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria,
Australia; Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide, Australia
1998 Canada's Most Wanted & Unwanted: Based on an Angus Reid Group Poll, The People's Choice,
Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK
1998 Legends of Our Times, Grand Hall, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, PQ
1998 Witness: Work from Artists in Squamish Nation Territory, The Roundhouse Community
1997 Apples & Oranges II: Works by John C. Watts and George Littlechild, The Atrium at Hornby
& West Georgia, Vancouver, BC
1997 Two nations, One Voice: George Littlechild & Linda Frimer (travelling): Sid Jacobson
Gallery, EastHills, New York, USA; Jewish Community Centre, Houston, Texas,
USA; Harrison Festival of the Arts ’96, Harrison, BC; Gertrude Zack Gallery, Jewish Community
Centre, Vancouver, BC
1997 Unleashed! The Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
1996 Mother Earth: Important to All, The Banff Centre Gallery, Calgary, AB
1996 Unity and Diversity in Arts & Culture, Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
1995 Voices of Vision… Resurgence, Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, BC
1995 Abstracted on the Line, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1995 We are All Related (travelling): Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC; Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond,
BC; Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, BC; Surrey Public Library, Surrey, BC
1995 Who Speaks for the Rivers? Gallery of Tribal Art, Vancouver, BC
1994 Native Love, (travelling): Montreal, PQ; A.K.A. Gallery, Saskatoon, SK; Art Space, Peterborough, ON
1994 Transformation: A Unity of Spirits, Gallery of Tribal Art, Vancouver, BC
1994 First Nations Contemporary Art: Commonwealth Games 1994, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria,
1994 Share the Heartsong of Our Families, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, AB
1993 Artropolis ’93, Vancouver, BC
1993 Seven Lifetimes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, AB
1993 Contemporary Canadian Native Art, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
1993 Northwest Native American and First Nations People’s Art, Western Gallery, Western Washington
University, Bellingham, Washington, USA
1994 Canadian Artists to the Benefit of the Olga Havel Foundation, Brezna Palace Gallery,
1993 Canada’s First People: Syncrude Canada Limited, (travelling): Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal,
Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver, Fort McMurray, Edmonton and Tokyo, Japan
1993 Kaleidoscope: Fragments of Self, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
1992 New Territories: 350/500 Years After Vision Plantaire, Maison de la Petite Patrie, Culture Rosemont,
1992 Conrad House, George Littlechild, Jane Ash Poitras: Paintings, Sacred Circle Gallery of American
Indian Art, Daybreak Star Arts Centre, Seattle, Washington, USA
1991 Unending Journey, Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, New York City, New York, USA
1991 Public, Private Gatherings: Recent Acquisitions, Indian and Inuit Art Gallery, Canadian Museum of
Civilization, Hull, PQ
1991 5th Biennial Native Fine Art Exhibition, The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
1991 Bridging the Gap: Our Worlds Are One, Triangle Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
1991 Cedar and Sweetgrass, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, ON
1990 A Canadian Collection ’90, Calgary Jewish Centre, Calgary, AB
1990 Made in Canada, Virginia Christopher Galleries Ltd., Calgary, AB
1990 Creativity Continued: The Red Deer College of Art and Design Alumni Show, Red Deer, AB
1989 Fear of Others: Art against Racism, The New Gallery, Calgary, AB
1989 Diversities, New Alberta, The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
1989 Asum Mena: 6th Annual Native Art Festival, The Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1989 Transformers, Calgary City Hall, Calgary, AB
1989 Alberta Indian Artists, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth, New Hampshire, USA;
Augusta Savage Memorial Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
1989 Art for All, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1989 The Mainstream Move: New Works by Alberta Native Artists, Nova Gallery, Calgary, AB
1989 Revelations of Inner Strengths, Beaver House Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1988 Spiritual Imagery, Canada Place Plaza, Edmonton, AB
1988 Asum Mena: 5th Annual Native Art Festival, The Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1988 Ritual Imagery, Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
1988 Modern Echoes of Ancient Dreams, Art Court, Ottawa, ON
1988 Art for All, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1988 Relentless Devotion, Beaver House Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1988 An Exhibition of Canadian Indian Arts and Crafts, Esso Plaza, Calgary, AB
1987 Christmas at Studio 21, Studio 21 Gallery, Halifax, NS
1987 London Life Young Contemporaries ’87 (travelling): London Regional Art Gallery, London, ON;
The Nickel Arts Museum, Calgary, AB; Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC; Concordia Art
Gallery, Montreal, PQ; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB; Mississauga Civic Centre Art Gallery,
1987 Innovations :Subject and Technique, The Gallery, Scarborough Campus, University of Toronto,
1987 Echhpore ’87, Bryant Building, Halifax, NS
1987 B.A.T. Lithograph and Intaglio Print Exhibition, Anne Leon-Owens Gallery II, Halifax, NS
1987 Alberta Inspirations: Five Man Exhibition of Contemporary Alberta Native Art, Nova Gallery, Calgary, AB
1986 Sask-Expo 86 - Out of Saskatchewan (travelling): Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver, BC;
Rosemount Art Gallery, Regina, SK; Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
1986 Things from the Heart: A Festival of Native Art, Legislative Pedway Main Concourse, Edmonton, AB
1986 Art Works Presents Recent Works of George Littlechild and Therese Cascagnette-Wuttunee,
Art Works Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
1985 Art Works Grand Opening, Art Works Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
1985 A Festival of Emerging Native Alberta Artists, Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1984 Emerging Native Artists of Alberta, Vik Gallery, Edmonton, AB
1984 R.D.C. Visual Arts ’84, Red Deer and District Museum, Red Deer, AB
1982 Emerging Native American Artists from Southern Alberta, Bowman Arts Centre, Lethbridge, AB
1981 A Birthday Celebration, Eagle Down Gallery, Edmonton, AB
An Alberta ART Chronicle, Mary Beth Laviolette, 2006, p. 63,98, 102-3, 104-6 |
Vivaldi Four Seasons, Creator and the Four Seasons. 2004, p. 29-32
Amos, Robert, Windows into cree philosophy. Times Colonist April 25, 2002
"After the Scoop." BC Book World, summer 1998, p. 31.
Alibhai, Ali Amir et al. “A Transformational Art Practice.” Indian Foster Boy: George Littlechild (with essays by Amir Ali Alibhai, Rose M. Spahan, George Littlechild, Maxine Thomas Pape, Loretta Todd, and Dr, Louise M. Jackson). Vancouver: Surrey Art Gallery, 1996. (catalogue)
Allen, Dean. "Saving Face." Quill & Quire, February 1999.
Ament, Tarzan Deloris. “Art Reconnects Him with his Tribal Roots.” The Seattle Times, 18 June 1993, pp. E1, E4.
Andrews, Marke. “A Story of Pain behind the Painting.” The Weekend Sun, 31 December 1993, p. D18.
Appelbe, Alison. “Modern Art Portrays Cree Native’s Past.” The Vancouver Courier, 12 January 1994, p. 18.
“Arbeiten von Littlechild, ... Ein Indianer Kennt den Schmerz.” Abendzeitung, 7 November 1991.
Archuleta, Margaret. “5th Biennial Native American Fine Arts Invitational.” The Heard Museum Catalogue, 1992, pp. 16-17.
“Art for Art’s Sake or Decoration.” Edmonton Journal, 29 April 1989.
Bach, Deborah. “Littlechild Print Dedicated to Fine Arts School.” The Langley Times, 12 June 1992, p. 11.
Baila, Lazarus. "Drawing from Culture.” The Western Jewish Bulletin, 13 June 1997, p. 10.
Baillargeon, Morgan and Leslie Tepper. Legends of Our Times: Native Cowboy Life, 1998, pp. 32, 34, 36, 60.
Barnard, Elissa. “His Own Creed.” The Chronicle Herald, 18 March 1988, p. 3E.
Beauchamp, Elizabeth. “Native Works Fresh, Impressive.” Edmonton Journal, 6 August 1988.
________. “Acceptance of Past Key to Littlechild Art.” Edmonton Journal, 1 December 1988.
________. “Exploring Indian’s Place in Society.” Edmonton Journal, 8 April 1989.
________. “Demanding, Personal Paintings.” The Edmonton Journal, 11 May 1990, p. C11.
“Big Winners Announced.” Alberta Indian Arts & Crafts Society News Letter, Summer 1988.
Borsa, Joan. “Is There a Saskatchewan Art Tradition.” Out of Saskatchewan, An Exhibition of Contemporary Art, 1986, pp. 9, 66.
Brightman, Carol. “Portrait of the Artist as a Descendant.” The New York Times Book Review, 14 November 1993, Section 7.
Brown, Cheryl. “We Are All Related.” George G.T. Cunningham School, 1995, foreword.
Buchler, Clint. “Award Gives Boost to George Littlechild.” Windspeaker, 15 August 1986, p. 13.
________. “George Littlechild, Winning Artist Draws on History, Feelings.” Native Network News, August 1988, p. 13.
Burt, Cecily. “Living History.” The Oakland Tribune, November 1993, front page.
Charney, Dennis. “Access Television to Air ‘Native Imagery.’" Native Network News, May 1989, p. 37.
Christopher, Peni. “George Littlechild ‘Giving Back'.” Alberta Culture Visual Arts Newsletter, December 1990, p. 4.
Clark, Janet. “George Littlechild: Red Horse/Red Indian.” Thunder Bay Art Gallery Catalogue, 1990.
Crosson, David. "George Littlechild: The Whole Picture." Country & Western Magazine, November 1998.
Darin, Keewatin. “Hobbema Well Represented.” Bear Hills Native Voice, 7 November 1985, p. 3.
De-Colonizing the Archival Photograph. Ottawa: Dept. of Indian & Northern Affairs, 1998.
Derennger, Wendy. “Artropolis, Public Art and Art about Public Issues: Bridgeworks.” Artropolis ‘93, 1993, p. 62.
Diakiw, Kevin. “Retracing a Lost Heritage.” The News Leader, 2 October 1996, pp. cover, B5.
Durant, Peggy. “Artworks Hosted Young Native Artists.” New Breed, March 1990, p. 21.
Fleming, Marnic. “Curator’s Statement.” London Life Young Contemporaries, 1988, pp. 10, 84.
Foster, Janis. “Arts School Gains a Patron.” The Langley Times, 13 June 1992, p. 22.
________. “George Littlechild: Healing through Art.” Langley Times, 28 September 1996, pp. 31, 33.
Four Circles: An International Indigenous Art Exhibition. Adelaide: Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, 1998.
Fournier, Susanne. “Artist Teaches Kids to Value Culture.” The Province, 8 October 2000, p. A30.
________. “Wellness House is Precious.” The Province, 29 September 1996, p. A42.
________. “Dry Ice Puzzling at Awards.” The Province, 2 April 1995, p. B9.
________. “Littlechild Speaks to Kids.” The Province: Showcase, 10 October 1993, p. B33. “George James Littlechild.” Alberta Indian Arts & Crafts Society Promotional Material, 1988.
“George Littlechild.” Galerie Van de Loo Catalogue, 1991.
“George Littlechild: Horse/Spirit Helper/Guide.” The Cairn-Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, winter 89/90, p. 5.
“George Littlechild, Red Horse Indian.” Thunder Bay Art Gallery Newsletter, June/July 1990. “Good Show Alberta.” Alberta Indian Arts & Crafts Society News Letter, fall 1988.
Hege, Beth. “Transcendent Qualities of Survival.” Bridges, vol. 5:2, 1995, pp. 103-106.
Hunter, Andrew. Home Base: Notes to an Installation. Kamloops: Kamloops Art Gallery, 1998.
Isajiw, Sophia. “Our Ancestors Walk with Us: History Exiles.” The Cairn, autumn 1996, pp. 4, 6.
Ingram, Mathew. “Albertans.” Alberta Report, 8 August 1988.
Jenkins, Anita. “Artful Storyteller: George Littlechild’s Legacy.” Alberta’s Cultural Heritage Magazine, fall 2000, p. 8-11, 40-1, and cover.
Johnson, Adrienne. “Their OWN Story to TELL.” Los Angeles Times, 14 November 1993, p. E3.
Kelloggs, Alan. “Primary Colours.” The Edmonton Journal, 20 May 2000, section C.
Kidd, Colleen. "Young Native Artist Gets Chance to Connect with Animal Spirit." The Vancouver Sun, 21 January 1999, p. B5.
Kulpas, Leila. “Boarding School Angst.” The Weekend Sun, 1 April 1995, p. D6.
Laird, Mitchell. “Native Artists at Kaleidoscope ‘83.” Ammsa, 8 July 1983, p. 13.
Langley, Keri. "Native Ironies in Art." Peace Arch News, 26 June 1999, p. B2.
Langstaff, Laura. “George Littlechild, Inspired from Children.” Native Network News, December 1988, p. 29.
Laurence, Robin. “Statements of Cultural Pride and Suffering.” The Weekend Sun, 17 December 1994, p. D7.
Lazaruk, Susan. “Titles, Humor Convey Littlechild’s Messages.” Windspeaker, 18 December 1994, p. 12.
Lediningham, Jo. “Littlechild Appears at Emily Carr.” The Vancouver Courier, 14 September 1994, p. 28.
Lifely, Tiki. “Paintings Commissioned to Honour Hobbema’s First Chief.” Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser, 28 March 1994, p. A25.
Lusty, Terry. “Native Artists Well Received at Calgary Show.” Windspeaker, 6 March 1987, p. 19.
________. “George J. Littlechild.” Native Network News, April 1989, p. 23.
________. “Cree Artist Returns Home to Showcase his Paintings.” Alberta Sweetgrass, May 1999, p. 8.
Makowsky, Arno. “George Littlechild, Bei Van De Loo, Fröhliche Kraft.” Süddeutsche Zeitung. 15 November 1991, p. 47.
Mandell, Charles. "Native Son Brings His Art Home." Edmonton Journal, 16 April 1999, p. E12.
Marple, Chari. "Native Images Brought Out of the Cold." The Ottawa X Press, 21 January 1999, p. 12.
McCullough, Lison. “A Portrait of a Native Urban Indian.” Calgary Tonight, 13 December 1989, p. 23.
McDowell, Lyn Neumann. “Metis Artist’s Success Began with RDC Training.” The Advocate, 16 August 1986.
Megaw, Ruth and Vincent Megaw. "Indigenous Artists Soar to the Fore." The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia), 4 March 1998.
Michell, Patrick. “Littlechild’s Art Reflects the Tragedy of Indians in White Society.” Windspeaker, 5 August 1988, p. 8.
Morris, Mark. “Museum Celebrates Christmas with George Littlechild Exhibition.” The Craig & Canyon, December 1989.
“Native Artist Opens Exhibition.” Bow Valley This Week, 22 November 1989.
Niatum, Diane. “Buttons, Beads, Feathers, Photographs: Native Artist George Littlechild.” Northwest Ethnic News, June 1993, pp. 1, 8.
“NSCAD Student Wins $1500 Award.” The Chronicle Herald, 2 January 1988, p. 37.
O’Connor, Lee. “Tribute to Native Artists: George Littlechild & Robert Davidson.” First Nations Drum, August 1993, p. 12.
O'Reilly, Gillian. "What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know about Horses?" Children's Book News, spring 1999. “Painting His Past.” BC Bookworld, autumn 1994, p. 22.
"Painting with Littlechild, After-School-Art, fall 1998.
Palmateer, Sheree. “Aesthetic Thrill.” Vancouver Step Magazine, spring 1993, p. 22.
Perren, Susan. "Tails with Magic and Wit." The Globe and Mail, 16 August 1997, p D12.
________. "Counting Canada and Horses, Beavers, Dead Ducks and Dogs, The Globe and Mail, 6 March 1999, p. D14.
Petersen, Brigitte. “Native Artist Uses Knowledge of his Heritage in his Paintings.” 19 June 1990, p. 15.
Pollack, Jill. “Littlechild’s Art Eloquent.” The Vancouver Courier, 21 October 1990, p. 28.
Pickett, Nelson. “Artist Finding his Way Home.” Oregonian, 1993.
“Profile: George James Littlechild, Artist Wins Acclaim in Children Program.” Kainai News, 1 April 1981, p. 8.
Rennert, Susanne. “George Littlechild, Bei Van De Loo.” Kunst Kulturpur, Münchner 75, 1991.
Robertson, Sheila. “Pictographic Impressionistic Works Share Exhibit Space.” Saskatoon Star Phoenix, 19 April 1986, p. 16.
________. “Accepting Metis Life.” Saskatoon Star Phoenix, 7 October 1986.
________. “Artist Illustrates Tales from Cree Oral Tradition.” Saskatoon Star Phoenix, 26 November 1988, p. 15.
________. “Native Traditions Given Modern Expression.” Star-Phoenix, 17 February 1990, p. 12.
Rosenberg, Ann. “Recalling Indignities with Humor, not Rage.” The Vancouver Sun, 27 October 1990.
Rousselot, Jean Loop. “Indian Style." Weiner, 1 January 1991, pp. 76-77.
Rogers, Tony & Rita L. Irwin. "Video-Conferencing for Collaborative Educational Inquiry.” Art Education, September 1997.
Ryan, Allan J. "Littlechild, George. Tribal Affiliations: Plains Cree Painter," Native North American Artists, 1997, pp. 309-311.
________. The Trickster: Shift, Humour and Irony in Contemporary Native Art. 1999.
Scott, Michael. “The Art of Self Discovery.” The Weekend Sun, 1996, pp. C5, C16.
Simons, Paula. “Breaking Down the Bush.” Alberta Report, 24 April 1989, p. 36.
Sosnowski, Vivienne. “Political Views Mix Inextricably with Art.” Edmonton Journal, 9 August 1986.
________. “Festive Atmosphere around Art Show Totally Deserved.” Edmonton Journal, July 1987.
Sullivan, Dave. “Third-Year Student at NSCAD Wins $1500 in Native Art Contest.” The Mail Star, 21 December 1988, p. 26.
Tetreault, Pierre-Leon. “New Territories: 350/500 Years After.” Catalogue, 1992, p. 70.
Townsend, Nancy. “Towards Universality: George Littlechild at the Glenbow and Whyte Museums.” Art Post, 1990, pp. 32-34.
Tousley, Nancy. “Artist Transcends Ravaged Childhood, History.” The Calgary Herald, 14 November 1989.
“Tragic and Painful, Littlechild Paints Past.” Windspeaker, 21 April 1989, p. 14.
Wedman, Linda. “Canada’s First People: A Celebration of Contemporary Native Visual Arts.” Catalogue, 1993, p. 33.
Youngman, Alfred. "It's a Question of Integrity." North American Indian Art, 1998.
Zyp, Danielle. "This Land is George Littlechild's Land." Vue Weekly, 15 April 1999, p. 32.
Littlechild, George. This Land is My Land. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press, 1993. |
Littlechild, George. How the Birch Tree got it’s Stripes. Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1988.
Littlechild, George. How the Mouse Got Brown Teeth. Saskatoon: Fifth House 1988.
Littlechild, George, et al. In Honour of Our Grandmothers: Paintings and Poetry by Two Nations. Penticton: Theytus Publishing Co., 1994.
Van Camp, Richard (author) and George Littlechild (illustrator). What’s the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses? San Francisco: Children’s Book Press, 1998.
Van Camp, Richard (author) and George Littlechild (illustrator). A Man called Raven. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press, 1997.
2006 Alberta Aboriginal Achievemnet Awards|
2006 Art Starts Award, Outstanding champion for the arts in British Columbia schools and communities.
2003 VADA Award, Visual Arts Development Award
1999 Our Choice 1999-2000, The Canadian Children's Book Centre (for What's The Most Beautiful Thing
You Know About Horses?)
1996 British Columbia Cultural Services Award
1994 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award (for This Land is My Land)
1993 National Parenting Publications Award Gold Medal
1993 Horn Book Fanfare List
1993 Hungry Mind Review, Children’s Books of Distinction Finalist
1992 Project Grant (Group Project), Canada Council
1989 Project Grant, Canada Council
1988 First Place Scholarship Award, Alberta Indian Arts and Crafts Society: ASUM MENA
1987 Endowment Fund Scholarship, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
1987 Native Art Competition Award, Esso Resources Canada Ltd.
1987 Materials Bursary, Alberta Indian Arts and Crafts Society
1987 Loomis and Toles Material Bursary
1986 Second Runner-up Award, Alberta Indian Arts and Crafts Society: ASUM MENA
- F N C S (First Nation Community Studies)|
Historical and Contemporary First Nation Art Camosun College
Victoria, B.C. 2001 - 02
- Introductory 1st Nations Painting Course
Native Studies Dept
University of Calgary
Spring term 1991
- Painting Theory
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, Merrit BC
Fall term 1992
|Public and Corporate Collections|
Alberta Arts Foundation|
Alberta Government Telephone Company
Alberta Indian Arts and Crafts Society
Alberta Native Secretariat
Amoco Canada Petroleum Co. Ltd., Calgary, AB
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
Banff Centre, Banff, AB
Camosun College, Victoria, B.C
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, PQ
Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
Encore Oil Company, Calgary, Alberta
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
Ermineskin Junior High and High School, Hobbema, AB
Esso Resources Canada Limited
Indian Art Centre, Ottawa-Hull Regional District
Native Business Venture Capital, Edmonton, Alberta
NOVA Corporation of Alberta
POCO Petroleum, Calgary, Alberta
Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
University of Alberta, Native Student Association
University of British Columbia, First Nations House of Learning, Vancouver, BC
Via Rail Canada Inc.
Ahenakew, Freda, Brenda Gardipy and Barbara LaFond. Native Voices. 1993.|
Bloomfield, Leonard. Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree. 1993.
Crey, Ernie and Susanna Fournier. Stolen from Our Embrace. Douglas McIntyre, 1997.
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Secondary Catalog. McGraw-Hill Secondary, 1993.
Strong/Boag/Gerson. Paddling Her Own Canoe: The Times and Texts of E. Pauline Johnson. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000.
Taylor, Drew Hayden. Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth. Talonbooks, 1997.
|Compact Disc Covers|
Scofield, Sandy (Cree Metis ancestry). ‘Ketwam” Independent: 2001|
Lavallee, Wayne (Cree Metis ancestry). Live Again. Independent: 2000.
Scofield, Sandy (Cree Metis ancestry). Riel’s Road. Independent: 2000.