Friday, September 9, 2011

Sylvia Tennisco


“I use many Algonquin Anishnabe Cultural components and elements to my designs, but yet keeping a generic feel. I would like to thank the Creator of the Universe for allowing me the opportunity to see-”in the moment “and for indulging in the pleasure of adding to the betterment of the World.”

Born in Pembroke, Ontario, grew up partly in Ottawa, Ontario and Point Gatineau, Quebec.

Completed a three year Graphic Design Program at St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario. Her studies also include” The Visual Arts”,  a program offered at the High School of Commerce in Ottawa, Ontario.

Paints historic Algonquin Scenes; considers herself an illustrator and has had her work published with The Cree School Board of Education and “The Nation” magazine, a joint investment partnership to help stimulate the Cree Language.

Illustrated and designed the graphics for the recently Birth Website —

Developed a two year Art program for youth and adults of the Pikwakanagan Community, giving the students a chance to explore the mixed mediums in the creative field and with the added bonus of Anishnabe Cultural substance to the program.

Her creative center is now located in Golden Lake, Ontario.

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