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John Eric Laford

Anishinaabe

(1955)

First Name: John

Last Name: Laford

Full Name: John Eric Laford

Date of birth: 1955

Place of birth: Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada

Community / Heritage: Ojibwe/Anishinaabe

Sex: Male

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community/John-Laford-Fine-Native-Artist-143127952406728/

Art Media: Acrylic, silkscreen, oil, serigraph, wood, stone

Bio:

John Laford is an Anishinaabe Canadian artist born in 1955 at the reserve in the West Bay of Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. He studied at Algonquin College in Pembroke, Ontario and at the Institute of Indian Art in New Mexico. Laford also worked with Ojibwe artist Carl Beam.

Laford uses mixed media including paper, birch bark, pine, cedar, and pipestone. He received a Canada Council award, which enabled him to travel and gain exposure in Canada, the United States, and Spain. Laford lives and works on the shores of Lake Superior. His paintings can be found in museums across Canada, the U.S. and Australia, as well as in numerous private collections across the globe.

Exhibitions

  • 1989-1990: The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan, New York, USA
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • The Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
  • Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada

Articles

Awards

Recipient of a Canada Council award

Artwork

Title Last Sold At Auction
HOT DAY IN JULY; UNTITLED 2017-05 (May 2017)
RAVEN HAWK
UNTITLED (LOONS) 2016-09 (September 2016)
UNTITLED (SHAMAN/BIRDS) 2011-11 (November 2011)
UNTITLED (TWO FISHES) 2015-08 (August 2015)
UNTITLED (WOLF) 2016-09 (September 2016)
BIG BEAR HUG 2016-01 (January 2016)
DOG WARRIORS 2018-07 (July 2018)
FANCEY DANCER & LADY WITH RATTLE 2017-02 (February 2017)
FISH PEOPLE 2015-01 (January 2015)
GOOSE WING; UNTITLED (WOLF) 2016-02 (February 2016)
INDIAN WOMAN SPIRIT PEOPLE 2018-07 (July 2018)
MAGPIE SONG BIRD 2018-07 (July 2018)
MIRROR IMAGE 2011-02 (February 2011)
PORCUPINE 2015-02 (February 2015)
SEA CREATURES 2018-05 (May 2018)
SKY WOMAN HURON 2016-01 (January 2016)
SPIRIT FIGURE 2010-11 (November 2010)
SPIRIT MAN 2012-06 (June 2012)
SPIRIT RISING IN THE WATER 2012-01 (January 2012)
TREES CHIMTIC 2015-02 (February 2015)
TREES CHIMTIC ELM 2015-02 (February 2015)
UNITY 2017-02 (February 2017)
UNTITLED 2012-02 (February 2012)
UNTITLED 2018-08 (August 2018)
UNTITLED 2015-03 (March 2015)
UNTITLED (SHAMANS & FISH) 2020-08 (August 2020)
UNTITLED (SPIRIT/ANIMALS) 2016-07 (July 2016)
VISION OF FISH 2015-01 (January 2015)

Recent Auction Results

UNTITLED (SHAMANS & FISH)
Estimate: 400 — 500
Sold: Aug 2020 — Sold For: $1,020
UNTITLED
Estimate: 150 — 200
Sold: Aug 2018 — Sold For: $330
MAGPIE SONG BIRD
Estimate: 400 — 500
Sold: Jul 2018 — Sold For: $780
INDIAN WOMAN SPIRIT PEOPLE
Estimate: 200 — 250
Sold: Jul 2018 — Sold For: $276
DOG WARRIORS
Estimate: 200 — 250
Sold: Jul 2018 — Sold For: $180
SEA CREATURES
Estimate: 125 — 175
Sold: May 2018 — Sold For: $72

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