Elk dreamers dream of how things are going to be coming up in the future. 500 years ago we didn't know the future unless we listened to the visions and dreams. I've painted some subjects that I've always wanted to paint and I've always wanted to paint for this show. Things I paint on my cave wall. What would compel me to paint this on my cave wall?
Biography: Linus Woods is a Dakota/Ojibway Indian artist from the Long Plain First Nation in Southern Manitoba where he born June 3, 1967. While he has taken a few art and Native studies courses at Brandon University, and has studied with artists such as Jane Ash Poitras, he is largely self-taught. Linus sees his paintings as expressions and extensions of his spiritual journey. His art: acrylic, oil and collage on canvas are subtle works featuring pastel pallets and geometric shapes, and often including collaged images.
Linus Woods is a winner of a the Peace Hills Trust Company Art Competition and his work is in the Peace Hills Trust Collection and in a number of other collections including Winnipeg Children's Hospital, Long Plain First Nation, Curtis Joony Productions, Brandon University and Mae Moore.