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Dana Claxton

Three Westerners – Dana Claxton, Ken Lum and Ruth Cuthand – are among the winners of this year's Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Read more

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery opens two new Indigenous shows. Read more

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The Remai Modern in Saskatoon is exhibiting its recent acquisition of a four-channel video installation by acclaimed multimedia artist Dana Claxton. Read more

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The Hnatyshyn Foundation announces $75,000 in awards for Canada’s visual artists and curators. Read more

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An exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery decries the oppressive legacy of colonialism and reclaims Indigenous culture. Read more

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Over the next two months, billboards across Canada will feature art by Indigenous women. This vast linear gallery, with unprecedented visibility for women’s stories, is an act of cultural reconciliation. Read more

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The Resilience project will display work by 50 Indigenous women artists on 167 billboards from coast to coast to coast this summer. Read more

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Dana Claxton, "Headdress," (2016)

Photo by Brandon Clarida.

This is the first major acquisition by the Art Bank in over two years, and features emerging and established Indigenous artists. The pieces were selected following consultations with members of the artistic community led by the Art Bank staff. Read more

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Dana Claxton’s solo exhibition, "Made To Be Ready", presents new photographic works that capture the life force of Lakota cultural belongings made for use in daily life. Read more

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"Western", a group exhibition, and "Roundup", paintings by the late Interior B.C. artist and rancher Sonia Cornwall, welcome viewers with the scent of straw and thistle in an entrance painted yellow ochre, the colour of local hills and foliage. Read more

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Claxton traces her maternal ancestry to the Lakota people who fled to Canada with Sitting Bull after the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876, in The Mustang Suite." Read more

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