Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert LL.D (Hon), R.C.A.

Moonlight Sonata

acrylic on board
24x30 in.
$5,800 Cdn.

Joane painted this work while she was at the Leighton ColonyShe’d sit in the bar all day and then she was too afraid to go to her studio in the bush at night. That’s what she saw in the trees. It was dark and she was really afraid. So, she painted all night then when it got light out, she’d go to sleep and sleep until noon. I know she never made the dinner bell. 

-Mike Schubert and Justin Cardinal-Schubert

A member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts since 1986, Joane Cardinal-Schubert was also a writer, curator, lecturer, poet and activist for First Nations artists and individuals engaged in the struggle for Native sovereignty. Joane Cardinal-Schubert was born in 1942 in Red Deer and attended the Alberta College of…