Lance Cardinal is an indigenous Cree artist with professional experience in Set Design, Acting/Singing/Dancing, Photography, Miniatures, Sculpture, Producing, Emceeing, Cultural Healing and much more. He is also the founder and Artistic Director of the Calling lake Arts Academy and has extensive teaching experience in all age groups.
This piece is titled "Pine Needle" It piece deals with the western Views on First nations Art and Artisans. It references the use of First nations artifacts as curiosities rather than artwork, and challenges our ideals of what is considered "Authentic" art. This piece is carved out of Reclaimed Pine Beetle wood and is 60" (5') long.