Cecil Youngfox

Cultural Background: Ojibway and Metis

Cecil Youngfox was born in 1942 in Blind River, Ontario, of Ojibway and Metis parents.  Before his untimely death in 1987, Cecil Youngfox had established himself as one of Canada's leading native artists. Among the many honours bestowed upon him, Mr. Youngfox received the Aboriginal Order of Canada for his work in preserving his native heritage.

Renowned for his vivid, sensitive images of native cultural traditions, his imaginative vision continues to draw the respect and interest of private and public collectors throughout the world.