Jay Soule is a multimedia artist from the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation in Ontario. Soule, who is of Chippewa and Lebanese descent, creates art under the name “Chippewar”; a play on the words “Chippewa” and “warrior”.
Splitting his time between several styles of artistic work from tattooing , body piercing , painting , sculpting, installation work, music as well as his line of CHIPPEWAR brand clothing.
From spring to fall you can find him on the pow wow trail selling his art , clothing and other swag.
He has been working as a professional body piercer for the last seventeen years & tattooing for the last thirteen years in professional shops in the USA, England, Australia, and Canada.
In 2005, Jay established his company Armoured Soul Tattoos: Piercing & Art Gallery currently located 721 Queen St. West , Unit B Toronto. The studio’s walls are covered with his paintings and carry his clothing line and a huge selection of piercing jewellery.
You can visit www.chippewar.com to see his artwork and clothing, go to www.armouredsoultattoos.com