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Bumble Bee Card by Richard Shorty

Bumble Bee Card by Richard Shorty

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The artist is paid a royalty on the sale of this image. The artists biography appears on the back of the card. Art cards are 6 x 9 inches, comes with envelope, and are packaged in a clear plastic sleeve. Labelled Made in Canada.

Cultural Background: Kwanlin Dun First Nation, Northern Tutchone, Yukon

Richard was born in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory in 1959 and belongs to Kwanlin Dun First Nation, Northern Tutchone. Richard is a self taught artist. He originally started painting wildlife at an early age along with painting his favorite rock star or sports idol. In 1978, Richard moved to Vancouver.

In the early 1980’s, Richard started painting West Coast Native design and soon developed his own distinct, style, using the wildlife form of the animal and adding his native design on the inside of the form. By now, stores were asking for and purchasing his work.

Over the years, Richard has moved around – Vancouver Island, Richmond, Whitehorse, always returning to Vancouver. Today, Richard is one of the most sought after Native artists, with works in many galleries throughout. He is very versatile, working on drums, paddles, masks, rattles in addition to his paintings. His pieces are collected internationally.

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