Q. How do I purchase a painting online?
A. Please use the "Enquire Online" button. We will reply to your request as soon as possible!
Q. Are the colours accurate?
A. We do our best! We can send more photographs or even chat over FaceTime to assist you.
Q. How are you sizing the artwork?
A. We use inches (H x W) and only list the canvas size without a frame.
Q. What does Framed or Unframed mean?
A. Unframed implies the artist intends the painting to be displayed without a frame. Traditionally, the canvas is finished on the sides with a black edge, or the image wraps around to the back.
Framed implies that the artists intends the artwork to be framed, and the price includes the cost of framing by our gallery. We do not list the framed size, as you may choose framing options, depending on availability. Restrictions apply.
Q. Can paintings listed as Unframed be framed?
A. In many cases, yes. Please send us an enquiry regarding the painting you wish to be framed. Please note, the cost of custom framing is not listed on our website.
Q. Can a piece of art be shipped from your other location for a viewing?
A. Artwork transfers between our galleries can be arranged depending on availability and being part of an active exhibition. There is a nominal fee to cover to cost of shipping and handling. *Conditions & restrictions apply.
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Allen Frederick Sapp (January 2, 1929 - December 29, 2015) was born on Red Pheasant Reserve in north-central Saskatchewan to Alex and Agnes Sapp. He is a descendant of the legendary Pîhtokahanapiwiyin (c. 1842 – 1886), also known as Peacemaker Chief Poundmaker.
A celebrated Canadian Indigenous artist and member of the Cree Nation. Our collection includes a range of original oil and acrylic paintings that showcase Sapp's signature style, capturing the beauty of prairie landscapes and Indigenous life.
Sapp's work is deeply rooted in his Indigenous heritage and experiences growing up on the Red Pheasant Reserve in Saskatchewan. His paintings depict the daily life and traditions of Indigenous people, including their spiritual practices, ceremonies, and connection to the land.
With vibrant colours and bold brushstrokes, Sapp's paintings are visually striking and emotionally evocative, offering a unique perspective on Indigenous life and culture. Whether you are an art collector or appreciate the beauty and significance of Indigenous art, our Allen Sapp collection will inspire and captivate you.
Allen's paintings have been for sale at the West End Gallery since 1991.