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Year Created

2019

Year Acquired

2020

Cultures

Indigenous

Medium

Needle felted wool, Fibres of casmere, Porcupine quills, Angora goat, Birch bark, Alpaca, Sweet grass, Bison, Sinew, Hand-painted silk

Art Forms

Sculpture

Grandmother Moon Turtle

by: Tara Francis


Grandmother Moon Turtle

Small tara francis Tara Francis
Tara is a Mi'kmaq artist from Elsipogtog First Nation, she considers herself a contemporary artist, influenced by traditional techniques and teachings, bringing them forward in new forms and forums addressing the Indigenous voice in a modern world. She considers her work part of her own personal spiritual journey, a blessing to the Wabanaki people, honouring the symbols and traditions of her ancestors.

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