Curriculum Vitae



Upcoming & Current (2019 – 2020)

Events impacted by COVID-19

 J. S. McLean Centre for Indigenous & Canadian Art. Group Exhibition. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario. (July 1, 2017 – ongoing). (more info) (view opening coverage)

Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. Group Exhibition. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. (September 1, 2019 – on-going). (more info) (more info)

Àbadakone / Continuous Fire / Feu continuel. Group Exhibition. Curators – Greg Hill, Rachelle Dickenson, Christine Lalonde. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. (November 8, 2019August 23, 2020). (more info) (exhibition images)

Wrapped in CultureGroup exhibition. Organizer – Rosalie Favell. Curator – Wahsontiio Cross. Wanuskewin Heritage Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. (January – April 2020) (more info) (more info)

Watershed.  Group Exhibition. Curators – Jennifer Friess and Erika Larson. University of Michigan Museum of Art, A. Alfred Taubman Gallery. Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. (Summer 2020).

 ozhitoon / make, build, form it. Solo exhibition. Curator – Anong Beam. Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, M’Chigeeng, Manitoulin Island, Ontario. (July 1 – November 29, 2020).

Queer History of Ottawa (working title). Group Exhibition. Curators – Anna Shah Hoque and Cara Tierney. Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (Fall 2020)

waabiganikaade / it is made of clay. Solo exhibition. Curator – Denis Longchamps. Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. Waterloo, Ontario. (June 12 – September 12, 2021).

mazinigwaaso / to bead something: Barry AceBandolier Bags as Cultural Conduit. Solo exhibition. Curator – Lori Beavis. Faculty of Fine Arts Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec. (November 4 – December 13, 2019). (more info) (exhibition images)

Art Toronto. International Art Fair. Kinsman Robinson Galleries. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario. (October 25 – October 27, 2019). (more info) (Booth Images)

Body of Waters. Group exhibition. Curators – Iga Janik and Lisa Hirmer. Idea Exchange. Queen’s Square Gallery, Cambridge, Ontario. (July 12 – October 12, 2019) (more info) (Exhibition images)

invisible threads. Group exhibition. Curator – Michelle LaVallee. Indigenous Art Centre Gallery, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Gatineau, Quebec. (May 21 – September 30, 2019) (more info) (exhibition images)

Wrapped in Culture. Group exhibition. Curator – Wahsontiio Cross. Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (April 12 – September 15, 2019) (more info)

Carbon and Light: Juan Geuer’s Luminous Precision. Group exhibition. Curator – Caroline Seck Langill. Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (March 9 – August 19, 2019) (more info) (exhibition images)

Coalesce. Solo exhibition. Curator – Suzanne Luke. Robert Langen Art Gallery, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. (February 25 to April 5, 2019) (more info) (exhibition images)

For as long as the sun shines; the grass grows and the river flows. Solo exhibition. School of Creative Arts Gallery, University of Windsor (November 19 to November 23, 2018) (more info)

URL: IRL. Group exhibition. Curators – Blair Fornwald, Jennifer Matotek and Wendy Peart. Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan. (June 1 to September 1, 2018) (Exhibition Essay) (more info)

Àdisòkàmagan / Nous connaître un peu nous-mêmes / We’ll all become stories. Group Exhibition. Curators – Rebecca Basciano, Jim Burant, Michelle Gewurtz, Catherine Sinclair. Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (April 28, 2018) (more info)

PUBLIC DISTURBANCE: Politics and Protest in Contemporary Indigenous Art from Canada. Group Exhibition. Galerie SAW Gallery for Supermarket 2018 Stockholm Independent Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden (April 12 to 15, 2018) (more info)

Nigig Visiting Artist-in- Residence. Indigenous Visual Culture Program, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, Ontario. (January 10 to February 7, 2018) (more info)

Always Vessels. Group Exhibition. Curator – Alexandra Nahwegahbow. Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (September 11 to November 12, 2017) and Rodman Hall Art Centre, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario. (January 20 to March 11, 2018) (more info) (exhibition announcement)

The Canadian Biennial 2017. Group exhibition. Curator – Jonathan Shaughnessy. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. (October 13, 2017 to March 18, 2018) Catalogue. (more info)

Insurgence / Resurgence. Group Exhibition. Curators – Dr. Julie Nagam and Jaimie Isaac. Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba. (September 23, 2017 to April 29, 2018) (more info)

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. (September 16 to December 10, 2017) (more info) (more info)

Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood. Group Exhibition. Curators – Andrew Hunter and Anique Jordan. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario. (July 1 to December 10, 2017) Catalogue. (more info)

By Invitation Only: Dance, Confederation and Reconciliation. Group exhibition. Curators – Amy Bowring and Troy Emery Twigg. Dance Collection Danse, Toronto, Ontario. (June 24 to December 22, 2017)

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

Anishinaabeg: Art & Power. Group Exhibition. Co-curated – Arni Brownstone, Alan Corbiere and Saul Williams. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario. Catalogue. (June 21 to November 19, 2017) (more info) (& more info) (& more info)

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

It’s Complicated. Group Exhibition. OO7 and Special Agents. Central Art Garage, Ottawa, Ontario. (June 15 to July 31, 2017) (more info)

Indigenous Changemakers. Group exhibition. Kinsman Robinson Galleries, Toronto, Ontario. (June 10 to July 29, 2017)

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

Queer Landscapes / Queer Intersections: An art exhibition exploring LGBTQ social issues and identities from an intersectional perspective. Juried group exhibition. John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario. (May 30 to June 23, 2017) (more info)

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

Nzhigwe / aim: a QR code interaction with contemporary Indigenous art. Group exhibition. Curator – Lori Beavis. McGill University, Montréal, Québec. (February 8 to April 19, 2017) (more info) (more info)

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

Twenty-Five Years of Exhibition Announcements from Twenty-Five Indigenous Artists. Group exhibition. Library and Archives of the National Gallery of Canada. (January 16, 2017 to April 30, 2017). (more info) (exhibition announcement)

Skén:nen: Peace and Decolonization. Group exhibition. Dawson College, Warren G Flowers Gallery, First Peoples’ Centre and the Peace Centre, Montréal, Québec. (November 3 to November 24, 2016) (more info) (announcement)

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

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

Punctured Landscape / Passage Marqué. Group exhibition. Curator – Kegan McFadden. Canada Council for the Arts, Âjagemô Art Space, Ottawa, Ontario. (May 12 to October 2, 2016) and Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC, USA (April 27-July 30, 2017) (more info)  (more info) (more info) (more info)

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 to July 21, 2016)

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

Mnemonic (Re)Manifestations. Solo exhibition. Catalogue. Karsh – Masson Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (January 28 to 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 to April 30, 2016) (more info)

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

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

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

Active Surplus Electronics: A Group Exhibition. Group Exhibition. Projector Gallery, 592 Markham Street, Toronto, Ontario. Curated by Graham Green and Imma Gobunquin. (November 9 to December 3, 2015) (more info)

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

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

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 to May 10, 2015)

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

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

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 to September 2014) (more info)

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

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

SCOUT (007 with Special Agent Howard Adler). Blink Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (August to 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 to 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 to December 2012)

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

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

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

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. (more info)

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. North American Native Museum, Zurich, Switzerland. (April 8, 2010 to November 14, 2010) Catalogue.

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 to February 12, 2010) (more info)

50 Years of Powwow.
Group exhibition. Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York.  (September 10 to November 22, 2006) (more info)

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

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

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

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

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

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

In Control – Luminous Gravity. Group exhibition. Galerie SAW Gallery 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. (July 10 to September 24, 2000) Catalogue. (more info) (more info)

First Nations’ Art 2000. Group exhibition. Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, Ontario. (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) (more info) (more info)

Tattoo Nation. Group exhibition with Nation to Nation (Montréal, Québec). 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 to 31, 1998)

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

The National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, Ontario); Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau, Québec); Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Ontario); Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto, Ontario); Government of Ontario Art Collection (Toronto, Ontario); City of Ottawa; Ottawa Art Gallery (Ottawa, Ontario); Woodland Cultural Centre (Brantford, Ontario); Canada Council Art Bank (Ottawa, Ontario); North American Native Museum (Zurich, Switzerland); Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (M’Chigeeng, Ontario); Global Affairs Canada (Ottawa, Ontario); Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (Gatineau, Québec); TD Art Collection (Toronto, Ontario); Westerkirk Works of Art (Toronto, Ontario); Canadian and International Private Collections.

KM Hunter Visual Artist Award
Ontario Association of Art Galleries – Curatorial Writing Award 2012