Indigenous Art 2021 Artist, Philip Cote

Welcome to Woodland Cultural Centre’s Indigenous Art 2021 Exhibition.

Established in 1975, this is one of the longest running multi-media exhibitions that provide artists an opportunity to exhibit and sell their work in a fine art gallery setting. WCC is pleased to announce the return of this annual Juried Exhibition and we can’t wait to share the selected works with the public. Indigenous Art 2021 will be running September 11 – November 20, 2021.


Meet Artist, Philip Cote

Anishinaabe-izhini-kaaz-o-win Nodj-mowin-Miskogayaashk Gichi-manidoo-anishinaabe, Shawnee, Lakota, Potawatomi, Ojibway, Algonquin Min-awaa Mohawk. Philip Cote, MFA, Moose Deer Point First Nation, is a Young Spiritual Elder, Indigenous Artist, activist, educator, historian, and Ancestral Knowledge Keeper. He is engaged in creating opportunities for artmaking and teaching methodologies through Indigenous symbolism, traditional ceremonies, history, oral stories, and land-based pedagogy. Citing all of his ancestry, he is Shawnee, Lakota, Potawatomi, Ojibway, Algonquin, and Mohawk. Philip is the seventh generation great-grandson of Shawnee Warrior and Leader Tecumseh, and his ancestor Amelia Chechok is the granddaughter of Chechok who was the first signer of the Toronto Purchase of 1805.


Philip’s Featured Artwork


Philip Cote

Anishinaabe Calendar , N/D

40″ x 15″ / 101.6cm x 38.1cm

Birchbark, acrylic, wool










Philip Cote

Thunderbirds T-Shirt 215, N/D

XL T-Shirt

T-shirt, acrylic markers









Philip Cote

Thunderbirds 215, N/D

48″ x 60″ / 121.9cm x 152.4cm

Acrylic and canvas









If you’re interested in purchasing Philip’s Art, download our Art Sales Form Here


Have questions for Philip? Click here to email the artist!


Make sure to book your admission tickets to see Indigenous Art 2021! Can’t make it into the Museum? Watch our Facebook Livestream Here, where we take you around the Gallery to showcase the exhibition.