Maynard Johnny Jr.

Maynard Johnny Jr. began drawing at the early age of six. He began to work in the Northwest Coast style at the age of seventeen and hopes to learn the art of carving at some time in his artistic career. Johnny has won a number of competitions for art and logo design.

Maynard Johnny Jr. is best known for his painting on paper and hide, as well as his prints. He pushes the boundaries of Northwest Coast design to create a contemporary feeling to his work through his design techniques and use of colour.

10 items

Eagle's Catch
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous art...

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous artwork on the Pacific Northwest Coast often incorporates figures and animals that are related to crest symbols. Crests have been passed down through families and have varying meanings depending on the context and association with a nation, clan, or family. The figures depicted in contemporary Northwest Coast Indigenous artwork also have varying meanings but there are some common characteristics from...

$1,000.00

Elemental Wolf
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,400 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Wolf is a prin...

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,400 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Wolf is a principal crest among many Northwest Coast cultures and in many regions is a figure related to hunting and fishing. Among the Tlingit, Wolf is one of the two main clans, the other being Eagle. To Tsimshian groups, Wolf is one of four main clans. Wolf is often connected to Killer Whale, with both animals exhibiting similar hunting and familial patterns. Some oral traditions describe Wolf’s ability to t...

$900.00

Frog
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /200 Available framed for $700 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous artwo...

Edition /200 Available framed for $700 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous artwork on the Pacific Northwest Coast often incorporates figures and animals that are related to crest symbols. Crests have been passed down through families and have varying meanings depending on the context and association with a nation, clan, or family. The figures depicted in contemporary Northwest Coast Indigenous artwork also have varying meanings but there are some common characteristics from a...

$350.00

Kwikwetlem Harvest
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100 Available framed for $950 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous artwo...

Edition /100 Available framed for $950 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous artwork on the Pacific Northwest Coast often incorporates figures and animals that are related to crest symbols. Crests have been passed down through families and have varying meanings depending on the context and association with a nation, clan, or family. The figures depicted in contemporary Northwest Coast Indigenous artwork also have varying meanings but there are some common characteristics from a...

$450.00

Life Giver
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. "I called it L...

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. "I called it Life Giver to honour women and, in particular, the women that played an important role in my life; my mom, my daughter, my granddaughter and many more, you know who you are. We have to honour our women for they give us life, carry us in their bodies, and nourish us until they bring us into this world. This isn’t about equality or women being victims, it’s about honouring the strength women have and...

$1,000.00

Papa Bear
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous art...

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous artwork on the Pacific Northwest Coast often incorporates figures and animals that are related to crest symbols. Crests have been passed down through families and have varying meanings depending on the context and association with a nation, clan, or family. The figures depicted in contemporary Northwest Coast Indigenous artwork also have varying meanings but there are some common characteristics from...

$1,000.00

Protector
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100 Available framed for $2,300 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. This print dep...

Edition /100 Available framed for $2,300 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. This print depicts a Killer Whale protecting a child in a storm. Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, killer whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth, unity and travel. Some prominent characteristic traits of Killer Whale are a rounded snout, blowhole, a dorsal fin, pectoral fins and a tail.

$1,600.00

Spindle Black Circle
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /78 This print is only available framed. Please contact the gallery directly.

Edition /78 This print is only available framed. Please contact the gallery directly.

$600.00

Spirit Guide
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous art...

Edition /100 Available framed for $1,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Indigenous artwork on the Pacific Northwest Coast often incorporates figures and animals that are related to crest symbols. Crests have been passed down through families and have varying meanings depending on the context and association with a nation, clan, or family. The figures depicted in contemporary Northwest Coast Indigenous artwork also have varying meanings but there are some common characteristics from...

$600.00

Unity
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition AP /30 Available framed for $1075 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Killer Whale...

Edition AP /30 Available framed for $1075 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, killer whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth, unity and travel. Some prominent characteristic traits of Killer Whale are a rounded snout, blowhole, a dorsal fin, pectoral fins and a tail. Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples and is a symbol of regen...

$675.00