Indigenous art exhibit at Glendon closes with special guest presentation

Glendon Indigenous

She is the recipient of several Manitoba Arts Council grants, she has participated in group shows since the late ’90s. Her solo exhibitions Carte Blanche, (Abenaki Museum, Odanak, Québec), and Self-Similarity, (Portage Arts Centre, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba) were presented in 2011, From Smoke To Cyber Signals, in 2017 (Ashukan Cultural Space, Montreal, Quebec).

A special presentation to accompany the exhibit will take place Jan. 26 from 1:30 to 3pm, and will feature Nadine St-Louis, Indigenous entrepreneur of Mi’kmaq and Acadian heritage. St-Louis is the founder and executive director of Sacred Fire Production, and works to promote Indigenous art and artists, and to raise awareness, break stereotypes and foster cross-cultural dialogue for the inclusion and advancement of Indigenous artists.

This presentation will be followed by a closing event at the gallery from 4 to 6pm.These events are part of the project “Indigenous Art as a Sign of Resilience and as Means for Reconciliation”, which is made possible by funding received from York University’s Office of the Provost through the Indigeneity in Teaching & Learning Fund.