Visual Arts Canada
Susan Murar, Sculptor – BA, MFA, AOCAD
Nationally honoured Canadian sculptor Susan Murar has been creating monumental work related to the life and oeuvre of Norval Morrisseau, at Czechart Studio, in Stratford, Ontario, Canada for the past seven years. She sculpted the 1st 3D and monumental portrait: Norval Morrisseau Changing into Copper Thunderbird 8’x 6′ in two sections over a two year period of research and studio work. Since the completion of Morrisseau’s portrait SEE: Ancestoral Shaman/ Spirit Presence at the House of Invention/ Ascended Master/ Grandfather “Potan”. The sculptor Murar has represented Canada in international and national juried exhibitions in Sweden, England, Finland, Italy and across the U.S. and Canada, and is in the permanent collection of the National Library and Archives of Canada (14 bronzes), Ottawa-Gatineau Quebec, the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, the University of Calgary-Special Collections-MacKimmi e Library, and Home Children Canada and many private collections (b. 42).