Shilling, Arthur 1941-1986

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SHILLING, Arthur 1941-1986

PERSONAL: Born 1941, in Rama Reserve, Ontario, Canada; died 1986. Education: Attended New School of Art and Ontario College of Art.

CAREER: Painter and drafter. Exhibitions: Participant in solo and group shows, including exhibitions at Gallery Indigena, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Beckett Gallery, Joseph D. Carrier Gallery, and in Germany and England; work represented in permanent collections, including Canadian Museum of Civilization, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Royal Ontario Museum, McMichael Canadian Collection, and Sundance Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

AWARDS, HONORS: Art Fund Award for aspiring young artists, Globe and Mail, 1962; Department of Indian and Northern Affairs scholarship, 1964; Centennial Medal, 1967; first prize for Canadian Indian Christmas card design.


The Ojibway Dream, Tundra Books (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 1967.



St. James Guide to Native North American Artists, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 1998, pp. 516-517.


Artwest, Volume 6, number 9, 1981, Karen Mills, "Arthur Shilling."

Atlantic Monthly, May, 1967, "Working in Solitude."

Tawow, Volume 7, number 1, 1980, "An Interview with Arthur Shilling."*