NIPISSING FIRST NATION— A colourful new mural has been painted by Nipissing First Nation’s Dan Commanda to adorn the walls of Nbisiing Secondary School.
Commanda, a multidisciplinary artist, is known for a variety of traditional and contemporary art forms. He is also a cultural mentor to many. He is one of the five finalists in the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts for artistic accomplishment.
Commanda says he has accomplished excellence in approximately 50 different art and cultural projects including beadwork, design, feather work, fabrics, painting and playing music. He is appreciative of his musical history.
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