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.

13 items

Blood Red Moon (Diptych)
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /75Available framed (in two separate frames) for $1200 CAD. Please contact the gallery di...

Edition /75Available framed (in two separate frames) for $1200 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Moon is associated with peace and transformation and is also widely regarded as a protector and guardian spirit. In some stories, the Moon originated as a chip of the Sun, which Raven broke into pieces. Moon is often depicted with humanoid features and can be distinguished from the Sun by a labret in its bottom lip indicating female nobility.

$600.00

Capturing Light
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100Available framed for $1,500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Raven is centra...

Edition /100Available framed for $1,500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$1,000.00

Dignity
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /60Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.The Wolf is respect...

Edition /60Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is sometimes an agent of transformation and is a popular figure in crest, story, and shamanic art. Wolf is usually portrayed with a long snout, bushy tail, and prominent paws.

$250.00

Frog
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /200Available framed for $700 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Frogs are both soc...

Edition /200Available framed for $700 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Frogs are both social, vocal and are associated with the power of transformation and the ability to traverse worlds. As the primary spirit helpers of shamans, frogs are communicators and often represent the voice of the people. Frogs were often carved at the top of totem poles to symbolize the communication of warnings or impending danger. Frog is generally given large eyes, prominent lips with a projecting tongue ...

$350.00

Life Giver
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

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

Edition /100Available 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 h...

$1,000.00

Reawakening
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

AP Edition /10Available framed for $2,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Killer Whales...

AP Edition /10Available framed for $2,000 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.Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent huma...

$1,500.00

Salish Elements
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

$3,200.00

Season's Change
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /200Available framed for $375 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Frogs are both soc...

Edition /200Available framed for $375 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Frogs are both social, vocal and are associated with the power of transformation and the ability to traverse worlds. As the primary spirit helpers of shamans, frogs are communicators and often represent the voice of the people. Frogs were often carved at the top of totem poles to symbolize the communication of warnings or impending danger. Frog is generally given large eyes, prominent lips with a projecting tongue ...

$120.00

Spindle Black Circle
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /78Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

Edition /78Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

$250.00

Spirit Guide
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100Available framed for $1,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Owls are believe...

Edition /100Available framed for $1,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Owls are believed to have great supernatural powers on the Northwest Coast and the White Owl is a family crest in some regions. Owl is associated with wisdom, foreknowledge, and perception, and is strongly associated with the spirit world. Owls have been known to be both Witches in disguise as well as the aids of Shaman in the pursuit of good. Owl can be identified by large, round eyes, sharp talons, a short hook...

$775.00

The Good the Bad and the Beautiful
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /100Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Salmon is fundamen...

Edition /100Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. Many myths tell of people taken to the undersea world of the Salmon and return with secret knowledge and powers. Salmon have always been viewed as the life force for Indigenous communities. Salmon is often represented by scales, small fins and striated tail fin.

$250.00

White Wolf's New Moon
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /120Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.The Wolf is respec...

Edition /120Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is sometimes an agent of transformation and is a popular figure in crest, story, and shamanic art. Wolf is usually portrayed with a long snout, bushy tail, and prominent paws.

$250.00

Winter Heron
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

AP Edition /12Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

AP Edition /12Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

$260.00