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Visiting Artist: Nadia Myre

Nadia Myre (b. 1974, Montreal) graduated from Camosun College (1995), Emily Carr (1997), and Concordia University (M.F.A., 2002). Recent accomplishments include Tout ce qui reste / Scattered Remains (Montreal Museum of Fine Art, 2017) and Decolonial Gestures or Doing it Wrong? Refaire le chemin (McCord Museum, 2016). Myre’s work has featured in prominent group exhibitions such as Changing Hands 3 (Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY), Pour une république des rêves (CRAC Alsace - Centre Rhénan d’Art Contemporain, Altkirch, FR), and Vantage Point (National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC). Her work has received accolades from The New York Times, The Washington PostLe Devoir, and has been featured in ARTnews, Canadian Art, Parachute, American Craft, C Magazine, and Monopol. Myre is a recipient of numerous awards, notably Banff Centre for Arts Walter Phillips Gallery Indigenous Commission Award (2016), Sobey Art Award (2014), and Pratt & Whitney Canada’s ‘Les Elles de l’art’ for the Conseil des arts de Montréal (2011). Her works may be found on permanent exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, National Gallery of Canada, Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Canadian Museum of History, and the Musée des civilizations (Quebec).

Earlier Event: April 13
April "B" Session Begins
Later Event: April 17
Visiting Writer: Will Boast