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Art NOW presents Daina Warren
12 pm | January 16, 2019
University Recital Hall
Free admission, everyone welcome!
Daina Warren is from the Akamihk (Cree) Nation in Maskwacis (Bear Hills), AB. She was awarded two Canada Council's Aboriginal Curatorial Residencies, the first to work with grunt gallery, Vancouver BC (2000-2001) and a second residency at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario (2010-2011). She has a BFA from the Emily Carr University of Art (ECUAD) and Design (2003) and an MA from UBC (2012).
Warren was awarded the 2015 Emily Award from Emily Carr University and was selected as one of six Indigenous women curators as part of the Canada Council for the Arts Delegation to participate in the International First Nations Curators Exchange that took place in Australia (2015), New Zealand (2016), and Canada (2017). Most recently she was also awarded with the Hnatyshyn Foundation Award for Curatorial Excellency (Sept. 2018). She is currently the Director of Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Image courtesy of speaker.
Can't make it to campus for the lecture? Bring your lunch and check out the livestream at Casa!
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.