Rosalie Favell is a photo-based artist, born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Drawing inspiration from her family history and Métis (Cree/English) heritage, she uses a variety of sources, from family albums to popular culture, to present a complex self-portrait of her experiences as a contemporary aboriginal woman. She has won numerous awards including the Chalmers Fellowship and the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunten award. Her work has been featured in national and international publications. A graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic Institute in Toronto, Favell holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.