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Memorable Manitobans: Kurt L. Flett (1956-2011)

Artist.

Born in 1956, and raised at Garden Hill, Manitoba, he began drawing around age 11 and was influenced by such artists as Jackson Beardy and Stanley Monias. He worked as a teacher for ten years before pursuing a full-time artistic career in 1986. His work was exhibited across Canada and the United States, and was strongly influenced by Woodland Cree artistic traditions. A red sun was a characteristic element of his works. He died on 8 May 2011, from complications of diabetes. He was buried in the Aboriginal Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 May 2011.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 November 2011

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