CV

Education

iyiniw pimâtisiwin kiskeyihtamowin  Doctorate (ipkDoc) / University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills / 2017

M.A. Canadian Studies / Carleton University / 2006

B.A. (honours) Art and Culture / Carleton University  / 2003

Environmental Sculpture / Pont Aven School of Art, Pont Aven, France / 2000

Art and Design Diploma / Red Deer College / 1996

 

Experience

Assistant Professor / Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta / 2017-present

Visual Artist/ Elders & Ancestors / Shumka Dance Company collaboration / April 2018

Curator / “Wombs we come from” / Skirtsafire Festival / March 2018

Soar Arts Program / Director of Visual Arts / Summer 2015

Channeling Connections Aboriginal Arts Gathering / Art Fusion /February 2015

Rubaboo Arts Festival / Art Fusion / 2015

Blue Quills First Nations College Art instructor / Indigenous Artist Program / 2007-2013

Various art workshops in Alberta / 2007 – present

 

Exhibitions

Pikiskwe collaboration with Lana Gets Her Talk travelling art exhibition / 2018- 2019

The Works Festival / “nimiyomacihon ispihk” / 2017

Skirts Afire / Inhospitable Woman / 2017

YEG Canvas / “Apple” Collaborative Photo Series / 2015-2016

Bleeding Heart Space/ kâ-katawasisicik iskwêwak (solo exhibition) / 2015

St. Paul Heritage Festival / Three Generations / 2015

Works Festival / “Whitewash” Collaborative Photo Series / June 2015

Rubaboo Artists Festival / 2012-2016

Faculty of Social Work / University of Calgary / 2011-2014

“Creator Paints the World… the colours of our voice”/ Alberta Foundation for the Arts travelling exhibition / 2010-2014

 

Skills

Educator ~ Sculpture ~ oil painting ~ acrylic painting ~ photography ~ digital storytelling ~ mixed-media ~ research ~ writing  ~ land art ~ fluent in cree syllabics ~beadwork

 

Publish

  • “Art and Reconciliation” Digital Story / Lana Whiskeyjack channel Youtube / April 2018
  • “The Wombs we come from” / Skirtsafire Festival, 2018/ curator
  • “Indigenous womens beauty” Digital Story series / Lana Whiskeyjack channel Youtube / 2017
  • Digital Stories on Traditional teachings on Mossbag and Swing, ohtisiy, wahkohmakanak, and restoring health Digital Stories / Sage and Sweetgrass channel Youtube / 2017
  • ‘Remembering our past helps us learn and plan” June, 2016, Rat Creek Press
  • “MMIW” / Native Counseling Services of Alberta, 2016 / art works
  • “The story of Undressing, addressing, and redressing the colonial weight of being an iskwew”, Impact: Colonialism in Canada, 2016 / poem
  • Gently Whispering Back the Circle (film), 2013
  • Honouring Indigenous Women, Volume 2, 2013 / Art
  • First Voices: An Aboriginal Women’s Reader, 2009 / art and story
  • Canadian Women Studies, vol. 26, 2008 / poem and art

 

Grants

Four Seasons for (Re)conciliation / Canada Arts Council

Beautiful Women Oil Paintings and Digital Story / Alberta Foundation for the Arts / 2016