Artists

KC Adams
Winnipeg artist KC Adams’ work focuses on the relationship between nature (the living) and technology (progress) and includes sculpture, installation, drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, printmaking, and kinetic art.

Shuvinai Ashoona
Shuvinai Ashoona was born in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, and began drawing in 1995. Ashoona’s work was first included in the Cape Dorset annual print collection in 1997 with two small drypoint etchings, Interior and Settlement.

Mary Anne Barkhouse
A member of the Nimpkish band, Kwakiutl First Nation, Mary Anne Barkhouse is a descendant of a long line of internationally recognized artists that includes Ellen Neel, Mungo Martin, and Charlie James.

Michael Belmore
Michael Belmore is a member of the Royal Academy of Art and a graduate of the Ontario College of Art & Design.

Rebecca Belmore
Recognized internationally for her performance and installation art, Vancouver artist Rebecca Belmore has addressed history, place, and identity through sculpture, installation, video, and performance since 1987.

Colleen Cutschall
Colleen Cutschall’s tribal affiliation is Oglala-Sicango Lakota, Pine Ridge, South Dakota. She holds a BFA from Barat College Illinois, and a MS Ed from Black Hills University, South Dakota.

Wally Dion
A member of Yellow Quill First Nation (Salteaux), Wally Dion holds a BFA from the University of Saskatchewan and lives in Saskatoon.

Rosalie Favell
Using multiple sources to present a complex self-portrait of her experiences as a contemporary Aboriginal woman, Rosalie Favell draws upon her family history and her Métis (Cree/English) heritage, which goes back many generations in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.

Faye HeavyShield
Faye HeavyShield was born and raised on the Blood Reserve in the southern Alberta foothills and studied at the Alberta College of Art and Design and the University of Calgary.

Brian Jungen
Vancouver-based Brian Jungen was born in Fort St. John, British Columbia, to a Canadian father and a Dunne-za mother.

Kavavaow Mannomee
Among the second generation of Inuit artists to attract critical acclaim from a contemporary arts audience in the south, Kavavaow Mannomee’s thematic concerns include depictions of Inuit legends and mythology, Arctic wildlife, and some of the more contemporary aspects of Inuit life.

Kent Monkman
Kent Monkman is an artist of Cree ancestry who works in a variety of media including painting, film and video, performance, and installation.

Archer Pechawis
Performance and new media artist, filmmaker, writer, curator, and educator, Archer Pechawis was born in Alert Bay on Vancouver Island.

Edward Poitras
Born in Regina, Edward Poitras is a member of the Gordon First Nation and a resident of Treaty Four Territory.

Pudlo Pudlat
Inuit artist Pudlo Pudlat lived as a hunter and made his home in small camps along the southwest coast of Baffin Island until the early 1960s.

Skawennati
Skawennati has been working in New Media since 1996, beginning with the pioneering online exhibition and chat space CyberPowWow.

Linus Woods
Linus Woods studied at Brandon University in Manitoba but is primarily a self-taught artist who sees his paintings as expressions and extensions of his spiritual journey.

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun graduated from the Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 1983 with an honours degree in painting.