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.

WRITINGS:

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

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

BOOKS

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

PERIODICALS

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."*