Guided by the Lights

Erin Stagg Fine Art

My second great grandfather was a residential school survivor, and an alcoholic, abusive womanizer. Much of our residual family trauma can be traced back to him. He also ran a dogsled and would transport goods to remote communities. Here, I imagine him freed from his demons under the beauty of the northern lights, which represent the spirits of our ancestors. Nature can help us reconnect and heal us and here I gift my great grandfather healing and freedom from his traumas.

To learn more about the story behind this painting, read my blog or watch me paint this on YouTube.

Painting #7 in the collection, Otipemisewak (2022).

Types of Prints available include:

  • Greeting Cards

  • Glossy Poster (when available)

  • Fine Art Paper

  • Metal Prints*

  • Canvas Prints *

Prints are made on demand.

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Original painting is a 24 x 30 (61 x 76 cm) acrylic on painting.