Mohawk Native Artist
Lee Claremont is Mohawk and Irish and was born in Woodstock, Ontario near the territory of The Grand River Six Nations in Oshweken, Ontario. Lee received her BFA (Honors) from the University of British Columbia and now resides in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in BC.
Lee has a strong commitment, enthusiasm and passion for her community, family and friends. She has been named The Distinguished Alumni Award for 2010 at the Okanagan College and was recently featured in a Bravo documentary “From the Spirit” Lee has also been featured in various magazine articles. She is a well-respected instructor at the En’Owkin Centre, an internationally recognized Aboriginal Educational College.
Lee Claremont’s genre cannot be boxed or specifically, categorized. Her playful dance with colour and her imagery are fresh and alive. While her Mohawk ancestry is strongly evident it never supersedes her universality.
The art of Lee Claremont is exhibited locally, nationally and internationally and her paintings can be found in many government, corporate, and private collections throughout the world.
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