(1952 - 1993)
Joshim Kakegamic was active/lived in Ontario / Canada. Joshim Kakegamic is known for animals, birds, fish, allegory and mythology painting, printmaking.
Photo by Mary Bramley and Derek Harrison
Biography Joshim Kakegamic
Joshim Kakegamic (1952 – 1993) (1)
“Joshim Kakegamic was one of the most important in the so- called second wave of artists in the Woodland School of eastern Canada.” (2)
A prominent and influential Canadian painter and printmaker, Joshim Kakegamic, of Cree Indian ancestry, was born on Sandy Lake Indian Reserve, Ontario and died on the Keeqaywin Reserve, Ontario, while attempting to rescue another man from drowning. The work of Joshim and his brothers was the subject of an exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum. His paintings and prints are in several museum collections including the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Canadian Museum of History.
His primary mediums were acrylic paintings and serigraphs*. His subjects were a
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