16" x 20"
The original (a wood burning shown below) was awarded the Top Honor in a Juried Art Show
Judged by the Native American Smithsonian in Washington D.C.
(The print does not include the mat board)
The picture shown with the original is with the artist at the juried show in 2004.
Tony Miron, Artist
American Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
McHenry College, McHenry, IL
Bay Mills Community College, Brimley, MI
About the Artist:
While attending college,
Tony painted the Chicago Black Hawks logo,
roller rinks, office buildings, restaurant walls, and garage doors
in the form of murals.
After attending college,
Tony moved back to Northern Michigan
to study the traditional teachings and culture.
With his diverse natural talents,
he is well known for his walking sticks
and has created numerous works with his wood burning skills .
He offers works in a wide range of mediums
with his unique style.
He has created works in acrylics, pencil and ink.
Also, known for his artistic designs on jean jackets.
His T-shirt designs can be found all over the U.S. and Canada .
He is prepared to attempt anything that a customer envisions.
He also has thousands of
limited edition prints of some of his favorite works.
They are floating around the world.
They are Sold out!
This is his first print since 1995.
Being a Traditional Native American Dancer himself,
he has also become well know for his
creations of traditional dance regalia.
Tony has had the privilege of acting as costume designer ,
set and prop work, along with acting in the production of
"Black Elk Speaks", in locations of Oklahoma
with several primary Native stars.
He was in the 100th Anniversary film
for Edison Soo Electric Co.
Adapted for the Tower of History and Valley Camp Museum,
called "The River of History".
Tony has worked with students in the
title IV Indian Education Program, with his sand painting
and wood burning classes,
the VSA program through Crooked Tree Art Center.
He was honored with the top award in a juried show
at Crooked Tree Art Center in 2005;
judged by the Native American Smithsonian in Washington D.C.
His most recent privilege was to coordinate
a Native Program for Camp Quality for kids with cancer.
He's taught culture classes in the Upper Peninsula
and had his art and class filmed for Public Television.
He speaks on his Native culture and spirituality
through his storytelling along with
environmental issues with his hands on workshops
based on the Sacred Circle of the Native people.
He has performed his storytelling at the
BLISS Fest with "Native Visions" ,a native drum group,
women's drum group and native flute player,
members of the Little Travers Bay Band of Odawa Indians.
He produced a storytelling production,
"Anishnabeg Ikido" on Mackinac Island
at the Historical "Mission Point Theater".
Throughout his life, Tony has made many contributions
to churches, nursing homes, ministry, group homes,
half-way houses, Salvation Army,
The Red Cross, and the Mission.
Tony has also gifted former President George Bush,Sr.
a Supreme Court Justice, State Senator Don Regle,
State Representative Don Hollister,
and Astronaut Roberta Bondar.
His greatest thrill came when he designed
and painted a coat for Willie Nelson.
Tony has work in libraries, Tribal Centers,
churches, Colleges, casinos,
and museums throughout the United States.
He was also a Board Member for th Andrew Blackbird Museum in Harbor Springs, Michigan and a member of the Mackinaw Band of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians of Saint Ignace, Michigan