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  1. Masks Do you ever wear a mask? Why else would someone wear a mask?

  2. MasksCreated by New Brunswick Artists…

  3. “As an artist, I really think that if you want to know what my feelings about Art are, you should look at what I create”. Born in England Moved to Canada in 1963 Art Teacher in Saint John Director at NB College of Craft & Design Retired in 1993 travels, creates and exhibits art Loves to see the success of craftspeople trained at NBCC George Fry

  4. The Ravins of Odin by George Fry Masks by George Fry The Lamb by George Fry Gallembusti by George Fry

  5. The Angel of Flowers by George Fry

  6. Dreamtime by George Fry South the Turtle by George Fry

  7. Chamael by George Fry

  8. “The Face of Cities Series” by George Fry Fredericton Oaxaca Norwich

  9. “We are all related and connected by spirit”. “From a very early age I felt a very close affinity to all that existed in nature,” Lives in the Wolistoqiyik First Nation Community (within Fredericton) His creations are known as “Pawakons”, or Spirit Guides of Nature Spirit Guides represent beings who help humans Carved from wood (usually butternut or yellow birch) Adds objects from nature, such as fur, hair, or grasses Was the first aboriginal student to graduate from the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design When 9 or 10 years old, came across a native elder carving in his workshop. Ned felt he had to stop and watch the old man. He began to feel very calm and glad, and knew at once that he had it in his heart and soul to be a carver of wood. The Masks of Ned Bear

  10. http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.canadiancraftsfederation.ca/craft_year_2007/images/stories/articles/SA-Ned-Bear.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.canadiancraftsfederation.ca/craft_year_2007/index.php%3Foption%3Dcom_content%26task%3Dview%26id%3D52%26Itemid%3D107&usg=__F03wg5yEGf0W0QzPcAxzXzifGbI=&h=350&w=252&sz=13&hl=en&start=1&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=6PJpbI00aERl7M:&tbnh=120&tbnw=86&prev=/images%3Fq%3DNed%2BBear%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DX%26tbo%3D1%26rls%3Dcom.microsoft:en-us%26tbs%3Disch:1http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.canadiancraftsfederation.ca/craft_year_2007/images/stories/articles/SA-Ned-Bear.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.canadiancraftsfederation.ca/craft_year_2007/index.php%3Foption%3Dcom_content%26task%3Dview%26id%3D52%26Itemid%3D107&usg=__F03wg5yEGf0W0QzPcAxzXzifGbI=&h=350&w=252&sz=13&hl=en&start=1&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=6PJpbI00aERl7M:&tbnh=120&tbnw=86&prev=/images%3Fq%3DNed%2BBear%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DX%26tbo%3D1%26rls%3Dcom.microsoft:en-us%26tbs%3Disch:1

  11. http://www.gallery78.com/graphics/photos/bearned/bear2.jpg UNTITLEDpoplar with bear fur and feathers 11 in. tall x 7 in. wide x 4 in. deep UNTITLED poplar with bear fur, horse hair and feathers 12 in. tall x 7.5 in. wide x 5 in. deep

  12. Retrieved from http://www.gnb.ca/0131/images/40/27-Bear,%20Edward%201999-03.jpg on April 5, 2010.

  13. 2009 Fredericton was a “Cultural Capital of Canada” • Launched with the unveiling of a hand-carved wooden mask by Ned Bear • Butternut wood, decorated with horse hair, bear fu and sweet grass • Call “Wicitowin Maskwa” or “Friendship Spirit-guide”

  14. Masks • What are some common features of masks? • How can YOU create a unique mask, unlike any other?