Education

 

2007    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art, University of Saskatchewan

        Convocated with Honours

                                                    

Grants/Awards 

2019    Sobeys Art Award, long listed, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ont.

2018    Melissa Levin Award Emerging Artist Award, Textile Museum of Canada,              Toronto Ont.

2018    Explore and Create: Concept to Realization Grant, Canada Council for the          Arts.

2018    Creative Industries Productions Grant, Creative Saskatchewan.

2018    Independent Artists Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

2017    Saskatchewan RBC Emerging Artist Award,Saskatchewan Arts Board.

2016    Aboriginal /Inuit Traditional Visual Arts Forms Program, Canada                  Council for the Arts.

2016    Independent Artists Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

2016    Tote Bag Illustration Project (selected artist), Setsune Indigenous              Fashion Incubator/imagineNATIVE Film/Media Arts Festival, Toronto                Ont.

2016    Saskatchewan Arts Award Design, shortlisted, Saskatchewan Arts                    Board.

 

2016    The Mayor's Prize and Best of Show, Winter Festival Juried Art                    Show,Mann Gallery,Prince Albert, Sk.

        The Needlework Award, Winter Festival Juried Art Show, Mann                      Gallery,Prince Albert, Sk.

 

2015    Aboriginal /Inuit Traditional Visual Arts Forms Program, Canada                  Council for the Arts.

 

2015    Indigenous Pathways Initiative Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

 

2015    Arts Artist Award, Saskatchewan Foundation for the Arts, Sk.

 

2014    Emerging Artist Award, CARFAC Saskatchewan.

 

2014    Indigenous Pathways Initiative Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

 

2013    Governor General History Award, Ottawa, Ontario.

 

2013    Elizabeth Greenshields Grant, Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation,                  Montreal, Quebec.

 

2013    Canadian Aboriginal Arts and Writing Challenge, 1st Place,                        Historica Dominion, Toronto, Ontario.

 

2013    People's Choice Award, Grandma,Winter Festival Juried Art Show,Mann              Gallery, Prince Albert.

 

2013    Indigenous Pathways Initiative Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

 

2010    Indigenous Pathways Initiative Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board.

 

 

Exhibitions

 

Solo:

2019    New Age Warriors, Haute Couture Fashion Showcase, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2018    New Age Warriors, Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert, Sk.(touring                    exhibition)

2018    Land is Queen, Darrell Bell Gallery, Saskatoon, Sk.

2017    Tell Me the Truth, Dunlop Art Gallery-Sherwood Village Branch,                    Regina,SK.

2014    Woven, Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Saskatoon, Sk.

 

2012    Return, Nunchuk Cafe,Taichung, Taiwan.

 

 

 

GrouP:

2019        Abadokone/ Continuous Fire/ Feu Continuel, National Gallery of                    Canada, Ottawa, Ont.

 

2019        WILD, Textiles Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ont.

2019        Transmission Tactics, Synonym Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

2019        Invisible Threads, Indigenous Art Center Gallery, Gatineau, Quebec.

 

2019        Beading Now, La Guilde, Montreal, Quebec.

2019        Land Acknowledgement, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph Ont.

2019        Niigaanikwewag, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ont.

2019-2022   I do not have my words, OSAC Arts on the Move Touring Exhibition, Sk.

2018        Hot Culture,Asinabka Film and Arts Festival, Gallery 101, Ottawa, Ont. 

2018        níchiwamiskwém | nimidet | ma soeur | my sister,Contemporary Native              Art Biennial (BACA) Montreal, QC.

2015-2017   My History, My Tradition, OSAC Arts on the Move Touring                          Exhibition,Sk.
 

2017        Art Encounters on the Edge, Bonavista Biennale, Bonavista,                        Newfoundland.

2016        Art Toronto, Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto Ont.

2016        ArtNow: The Saskatchewan Fine Art and Craft Fair, Prairieland                    Park, Saskatoon, Sk.

2016        BeadSpeak, Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, Sk.

2016        Worlds on a String:Beads, Journeys, Inspirations, Textile                        Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ont.

 

 

 

Collaborative Projects:

2018    New Age Warriors, Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto ( in                            collaboration with Melanie Parsons, Alano Edzerza, Tessa                          Sayers,Razvan Anton, Liss Stender)

2018    The Way Forward (in collaboration with Todays Parent Magazine,                    Selena Mills, Auralast, Chief Lady Bird)

 

2017    Inherently Stitched(Ditch Flowers).(beading in collaboration with                Zachari Logan)Slate Fine Art Gallery, Regina, Sk.

2015    Monument for Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women, Saskatoon Sk                  (in collaboration with Michele Mackasey) Shortlisted. 

 

 

Residencies:

2020 College Art Galleries, University of Saskatchewan.

2017 Studio Residency, Thompson's Camps, Missinipe, Sk.