Curriculum Vitae


Upcoming (2017 – 2018)

Native Fashion Now: North American Indian Style. Group exhibition. Curator – Karen Kramer. Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. New York, New York. Catalogue. (February 17 – September 4, 2017)

Niibwa Ndanwendaagan (My Relatives). Solo exhibition. Marvin Francis Media Gallery, Urban Shaman. Winnipeg, Manitoba. (February 3, 2017 to March 11, 2017)

Nayaano-nibiimaang Gichigamiin: The Five Great Lakes. Solo exhibition. Station Gallery. Whitby, Ontario. (June 3 – July 2, 2017)

Anishinaabeg: Art & Power. Group Exhibition. Co-curated – Arni Brownstone, Alan Corbiere and Saul Williams. Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, Ontario. Catalogue. (June 21, 2017 to February 21 2018)

Raise a flag: works from the Aboriginal Art Collection (2000-2015). Group Exhibition. Curator – Ryan Rice. OnSite Gallery, Ontario College of Art and Design University. Toronto, Ontario. (June – October 2017)

Wapikwanew: Blossom. Group Exhibition. Curator – Jaime Koebel. Karsh-Masson Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario. (June 22 – July 30, 2017)

Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood. Group Exhibition. Curator – Andrew Hunter. Art Gallery of Ontario. Toronto, Ontario. Catalogue. (July 1, 2017 – January 21, 2018)

It’s Complicated. Group Exhibition. OO7 and Special Agents. Central Art Garage. Ottawa, Ontario. (June 16 – July 28, 2017)

Unsettled. Group exhibition. Curator – Adrian Stimson. Queer Arts Festival, Roundhouse. Vancouver, British Columbia. (June 17 – 29, 2017)

Belonging: In honour of Indigenous Childhoods. Group Exhibition. Curators – Andrea Walsh and Lou-ann Neel. Legacy Art Gallery. University of Victoria. Victoria, British Columbia. (September – December 2017)

TBA. Group Exhibition. Curators – Julie Nagam and Jaimie Isaac. Winnipeg Art Gallery. Winnipeg, Manitoba. (September 22, 2017 – March 2018)

TBA. Group Exhibition. Curator – Rosalie Favell. Art Gallery of Algoma. Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. (Fall 2017)

Inaugural Exhibition for the New Ottawa Art Gallery – TBA. Group Exhibition. Curator – Catherine Sinclair. Ottawa Art Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario. (October 2017)

TBA. Group Exhibition. Curator – Alex Nahwegahbow. Carleton University Art Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario. (Fall 2017)


Previous (1998 – 2016)

Skén:nen: Peace and Decolonization. Group exhibition. Dawson College, Warren G Flowers Gallery, First Peoples’ Centre and the Peace Centre. Montreal, Quebec. (November 3 – November 24, 2016)

Souvenirs – City of Ottawa Recent Acquisitions. Group exhibition. Karsh-Masson Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario. (October 27 – November 27, 2016)

Nayaano-nibiimaang Gichigamiin: The Five Great Lakes. Solo exhibition. Ojibwe Cultural Foundation. M’Chigeeng, Manitoulin Island, Ontario. Catalogue with essay by Anong Beam. (August 15- October 15) Touring – Art Gallery of Sudbury. Sudbury, Ontario. (October 25 – January 18, 2017)

Neon NDN: Indigenous Pop-Art Exhibition. Group exhibition. Curator –  Jocelyn Piirainen in conjunction with Asinabka Film Festival. SAW Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario. (August 13 – September 30, 2016)

Punctured Landscape / Passage Marqué. Group exhibition. Curator – Kegan McFadden. Canada Council for the Arts, Âjagemô Art Space. Ottawa, Ontario. Catalogue. (May 12 – October 2, 2016)

Convergence: space and time in contemporary Indigenous art in Canada. Group exhibition. Curator – Wahsontiio Cross. Global Affairs Canada, Lester B. Pearson Building. Ottawa, Ontario. (June 21 – July 21, 2016)

Mnemonic (Re)Manifestations. Solo exhibition. Great Hall Gallery, Wanuskewin Heritage Centre. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Catalogue. (April 22 – June 30, 2016)

Mnemonic (Re)Manifestations. Solo exhibition. Catalogue. Karsh – Masson Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (January 28 – March 6, 2016)

Temporal (Re)Imaginings. Group exhibition. Curator – Alexandra Kahsenniio Nahwegahbow. Canada Council for the Arts Âjagemô Art Space, Ottawa, Ontario. (November 10, 2015 – April 30, 2016)

City of Ottawa Collection – This Is Us Now. Ottawa City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (December 10, 2015 – January 17, 2016)

Native Fashion Now: North American Indian Style. Group exhibition. Curator – Karen Kramer. Peabody Essex Museum November 21, 2015 – March 6, 2016. Catalogue. Travelling 2016 – 2017; Portland Art Museum (Oregon); Philbrook Museum of Art (Oklahoma), Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian (New York City).

20/20: Workers Arts & Heritage Centre 20th Anniversary Exhibition. Group Exhibition. Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Hamilton, Ontario. (September 11 – December 19, 2015)

Aazhooningwa’igan “It is worn across the shoulder.” Solo exhibition. Trinity Art Gallery at the Shenkman Arts Centre, Orleans, Ontario. (October 22 – November 24, 2015)

Mnemonic Manifestations. Solo exhibition. Latcham Art Gallery, Stouffville, Ontario. (July 9 – August 15, 2015)

Le pARTy Annual Fundraiser Auction. Invited artist. Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (May 21, 2015)

Representations of Time and Place: Part 2 1990-2014. Selected Works by Aboriginal Artists in Ontario from the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Fine Art Collection for Ontario Scene. Mezzanine of the National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario. (April 29 – May 10, 2015)

Home Away from Home. Group exhibition. Curator – Wahsontiio Cross. Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario.  (January 23 – May 10, 2015)

Memory Landscape. Solo exhibition. Museu Nogueira da Silva, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal. Catalogue. (January 9  – February 3, 2015)

Ottawa International Animation Festival. Group Exhibition. Arts Court Library, Ottawa, Ontario. (September 2014)

Material Witness: Art, Activism, and Fiber Group Exhibition. Group Exhibition. Gallery 101, Ottawa, Ontario. (August – September 2014)

Surveillapocalypse (007 Collective with artCodex featuring Special Northern Agent Barry Pottle). Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA. (June 2014)

City of Ottawa Recent Fine Art Acquisitions.Ottawa City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (September – October 2013)

SCOUT (007 with Special Agent Howard Adler). Blink Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (August – September 2013)

Walking with Our Sisters A Commemorative Art Installation for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the USA. International touring group exhibition. (August 2013 – 2019)

In/Digitized – Indigenous Culture in a Digital World  (007 with Special Agent Robert Houle) Partnership with Creative Cities Network Summit 2013 and National Gallery of Canada’s Sakahàn. Galerie SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (June 2013)

Ottawa Ontario 7 (007 with Special Agent Bonnie Devine) – Inaugural Exhibition (007 are Barry Ace, Rosalie Favell, Ronald Noganosh, Frank Shebageget, Ariel Smith, Yerxa, Bear Witness) Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Ontario. (November – December 2012)

Changing Hands 3 – Art Without Reservations. International touring group show. Catalogue. Museum of Art and Design, New York City, USA. (June 2013)

Robert’s Paintings. Shelley Niro -Director – Paris/Ojibwa performance works in documentary film based on the life career of artist Robert Houle.

First Nations Art 2011. Group Exhibition.  Catalogue. Woodland Cultural Centre Brantford, Ontario.  (May 2011)

N’nisidwaamdis: “I Recognize Myself.” Group Exhibition. Curator – Crystal Migwans. Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, Ontario; Workers’ Arts and Heritage Centre Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario. Catalogue.

A Reparative Act – 4 solo dance performances in Paris, France – Maungwaudaus (Great Hero) – At the Louvre; Noodinokay (Furious Storm) – In the Tuilieries; Mishshemong (King of the Loons) – Place de la Concorde; Saysaygon (Hail Storm) – L’Esplanade des Invalides. Paris, France. (2010)

First Nations Art 2010. Group Exhibition. Catalogue. Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, Ontario. (June 2010)

“m∂ntu’c – little spirits, little powers” Group Exhibition. Catalogue. North American Native Museum, Zurich, Switzerland. (April 8, 2010 – November 14, 2010)

Meditations on Memory – A Metaphysical Dance. Solo Exhibition. Alcove Gallery, Ottawa International Airport in collaboration with Gallery 101. (May 2010)

React – New Media Exhibition. Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia. (Spring 2010)

Home/land and Security.
Group Exhibition.  Curator – Jeff Thomas. Render Art Gallery, University of Waterloo, Ontario. (November 5, 2009 – February 12, 2010)

50 Years of Pow wow.
Group exhibition. Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York. USA. (September 10 – November 22, 2006)

Playing Tricks.  Two person exhibition with Maria Hupfield. Curator – Ryan Rice. American Indian Community House, New York City, New York. USA. (March 25 – April 22, 2006)

Super Phat Nish.
Solo exhibition. Curator – Catherine Mattes. The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba.  (February 25 – April 9, 2005)

The Dress Show: La mode dans tous ses états
. Group exhibition. Curator – Lynn Beavis. The Leonard and Bina Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Quebec. ( April 22 – May 31, 2003)

Everyday Light – A Collection of Photos and Memories of Our Past
. Touring Group Exhibition. Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario. Catalogue. (Fall 2002 – Fall 2005)

Contract.  Beaded page of Indian Act for artist Nadia Myer’s solo exhibition.  Curator – Rhonda Meier. Galerie Oboro, Montreal, Quebec. (May-June 2002)

Interface: Textile, Technology and the Personal.  Group exhibition. Curator – Lynn Beavis. White Mountain Academy for the Arts, Elliot Lake, Ontario. (July 19, 2001 – August 3, 2001)

In Control – Luminous Gravity. Group exhibition. Gallery SAW and SAW Video, Registry Building, Ottawa, Ontario.

Urban Myths: Aboriginal Artists in the City
Group exhibition. Curators  – Sandra Dyck and Jeffery Thomas.  Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa. Catalogue. (July 10, 2000 – September 24, 2000)

First Nations’ Art 2000. Group exhibition. Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford. (May 14 to August 31, 2000)

Emergence from the Shadows – First Peoples Photographic Perspectives
Group exhibition. Curator – Jeffrey Thomas. Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec. (October 28, 1999 to January 2002)

Tattoo Nation. Group exhibition with Nation to Nation (Montreal). National touring exhibition.

101 Frames
. Gallery 101 Annual Art Auction. Ottawa, Ontario.

First Nations Art 98. Group exhibition. Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, Ontario. (May 3-31, 1998)

Modern Indians Standing Around at the Post. Solo exhibition. Gallery 101, Ottawa, Ontario. (March 28-April 25, 1998)

National Gallery of Canada; City of Ottawa; Ottawa Art Gallery; Royal Ontario Museum; Woodland Cultural Centre; Canada Council Art Bank; North American Native Museum, Zurich, Switzerland; Ojibwe Cultural Foundation; Canadian and International Private Collections.

KM Hunter Visual Artist Award