This “Mother Earth” Porcelain Mug is adorned with a captivating original Native design by the renowned Sioux artist Maxine Noel. This exquisite piece of functional art is a testament to Maxine’s profound artistic talent and cultural insight. Maxine was appointed the Order of Canada in 2019 for her notable achievements.
Maxine Noel explains:
- “My Sioux name, Ioyan Mani, means “to walk beyond” and reveals my gift: a gift which gives me insight into what exists beyond. With my art, I give that gift.”
- “With the cleansing Waters and the warming rays of the Sun, Mother Earth flourishes.” – Maxine Noel
Maxine Noel is celebrated for her ability to infuse traditional storytelling with contemporary artistry. Her creations, such as “Mother Earth,” seamlessly blend cultural depth with a modern aesthetic. Maxine’s commitment to preserving and sharing the narratives of her heritage is evident in every stroke of her brush.
Crafted with care in Canada, this porcelain mug is not just a regular mug merely to be used for your favourite beverage but a canvas that brings to life the timeless beauty of Maxine Noel’s art. The arresting imagery on “The Embrace” mug speaks to themes of unity and connection—a testament to Maxine’s ability to convey profound messages through her art.
By choosing this mug, you are not only acquiring a unique and visually stunning piece but also contributing to the support of indigenous artists. A royalty is paid for each mug sold.
- Each Mug is Packaged in a pretty ready to give Specially Designed Box
- These mugs are Dishwasher and microwave safe
- Capacity: Each mug holds 295 ml / 10oz
This “Mother Earth” Porcelain Mug portrays a harmonious blend of cultural significance and artistic brilliance.
Give it to someone special as a gift or keep it for yourself. It is a beautiful and useful piece of artwork.
We have a variety of Porcelain Mugs in our Gift and Craft store.