CV

b. 1973 in British Columbia, Canada.

Lives and works in Whistler, BC, Canada.

EDUCATION

1992, Bachelor of Arts, University Transfer Program, Yukon College, Whitehorse, YT

1993-1995, Fine Arts, Creative Writing, University of Victoria, British Columbia

2021-2024, BFA, Visual Art, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC

EXHIBITIONS

2024, Douglas Fir - Srap7úl, Solo Exhibit, Herschel Supply Co. Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2023, The Real Faces of the Royal Borough, Solo Exhibit With Research By Dr. Sharda Rozena, Morley College, North Kensington, London, United Kingdom

2023, The Real Faces of the Royal Borough, Solo Exhibit With Research By Dr. Sharda Rozena, University of Leicester Library, Leicester, United Kingdom

2023, The Real Faces of the Royal Borough, Solo Exhibit With Research By Dr. Sharda Rozena, Maxilla Walk Studios, London, United Kingdom

2022, Métis Now: Elders, Artists, and Activists, Solo Show, MNBC Headquarters, Surrey, BC

2022, Métis Now: Elders, Artists, and Activists, Solo Show, Massy Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2022, Currents, Group Show, Michael O'Brian Exhibition Commons, Vancouver, BC

2021, Art For Climate Justice, Group Show, David Suzuki Foundation, Vancouver, BC

2016, Plant Medicine, Solo Show, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

2016, Creative Boom, Group Show, Maury Young Arts Centre, Whistler, BC

2013, Mantra, Solo Show, The Zephyr, Squamish, BC

2011, For Ryokan, Solo Show, Axis Contemporary Art, Calgary, Alberta

2011, Art For Tibet, Group Show, Joshua Liner Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY

2011, U8, Group Show, Sopa Fine Art, Kelowna, BC

2010, Winterwork, Solo Show, Bacchus Books, Golden, BC

2010, U8, Group Show, Sopa Fine Art, Kelowna, BC

PROJECTS

2024, Métis Nation Climate Change Strategy, Digital Art Commission, Métis National Council, Ottawa, Ontario

2023, Métis Speaker Series - Métis Residential School Survivors, Digital Art Portrait Commission, Métis Nation of British Columbia, Surrey, BC

2023, Archons, Narrator For Métis Cultural Film, Director: Kristina (Tia) Salchenberger, Vancouver, BC

2023, Ooma La Michinn Journal, Digital Art Commission, Ministry of Youth, Métis Nation of British Columbia

2023, Two-Eyed Seeing, Digital Art Commission, Healthcare Excellence Canada

2023, Indigenous Initiatives, Digital Art Commission, BC Centre On Substance Use

2023, Water Protection, Digital Art Commission, Coastal Water Protectors, BC Métis Federation, 

2023, Métis Health & Wellness Plan, Digital Art Commission, Interior Health, Provincial Health Authorities

2023, A Path With Art, Guest Speaker, YETI Program, Ministry of Youth, Métis Nation of British Columbia

2023, Winter Raven, Digital Art Commission, STAND.earth

2022, Kohkum Scarf Solidarity Project, Artist's Box Book, Elbow Gallery Commons Group Show, Vancouver, BC

2022, Métis Speaker Series, Digital Art Portrait Series Commission, Métis Nation of British Columbia, Surrey, BC

2022, Climate Solutions, Digital Art Commission, David Suzuki Foundation, Vancouver, BC

2022, Indigenous Library Access, Digital Art Commission, Emily Carr University of Art + Design Library, Vancouver, BC

2022, Counter-Memory Activism Symposium, Guest Presentor, Nova Scotia College of Art + Design

2022, My Eco Action, Guest Speaker, Métis Youth Programming, Métis Nation of British Columbia

2022, Métis Now: Elders, Artists & Activists, Guest Panel Moderator, Massy Gallery, Vancouver BC

2022, Indigenous Vision Symposium, Guest Presenter - Creative Processes, Broadview Magazine

2022, Every Child Matters Campaign, Digital Art Commission, Métis Nation of British Columbia, Surrey, BC

2021, David Suzuki Portrait, Digital Art Commission, Google Canada Library Project, Google, Canada 

2021, Old Growth Conservation Campaign, Digital Art, ChicaDee Designs, Whistler, BC

2021, Métis Speaker Series, Digital Art Portrait Series Commission, Métis Nation of British Columbia, Surrey, BC

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2024, Canadian Heritage Award, Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards, Indspire

2023, Blanket Ceremony, 100th Anniversary House Post Unveiling by Master Carver, Xwalacktun, Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

2023, Indigenous Student Award, BC Scholarship Society, Vancouver, BC

2023, Elsie Boone Scholarship, Aboriginal Gathering Place, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

2023, Artist Residency Award, Herschel Supply Co., Vancouver, BC

2023, Emily Carr University Academic Achievement Scholarship, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

2022, Counter-Memory Activism Symposium Grant, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design

2022, Creative Knowing & Sharing: Travel Grant, Canada Council For The Arts

2022, Portfolio Prize Nomination, 85-5 Visual Arts Foundation, Vancouver, BC 

2022, BC Arts Council Scholarship, British Columbia Arts Council, Vancouver, BC

2022, Irving K. Barber Scholarship, IKB Scholarship Society, Vancouver, BC

2022, Emily Carr University Achievement Scholarship, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

2021, Nakaatchitow Grant, Métis Nation of British Columbia

2021, Danica Import Aboriginal Award, Aboriginal Gathering Place, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

PUBLICATIONS

The Real Faces of the Royal Borough: from academic research to art exhibition, Dr. Sharda Rozena & Nevada Lynn, City, Volume 27, Issue 5-6, 1052-1069, DOI: 10.1080/13604813.2023.2254146, 2023

Cover Art, Resilient Roots, Digital Art Commission, Volume Four, 2023

Touchstones: Five Indigenous writers share what nourishes their spirit, Digital Illustrations, Broadview Magazine, ISSUE September 2022

Carmen Lansdowne: The first Indigenous woman to lead the United Church talks reconciliation and the way forward, Inside Cover Illustration, Broadview Magazine, ISSUE October/November, 2022

Cover Art & Feature, Resilient Roots, Volume Three, 2022

Métis Now: Elders, Artists, and Activists, Perfect Bound Book, Printed by Hemlock Press, 2022

Bizhiki, Cover Art, Resilient Roots, Volume Two, 2021

National Indigenous People's Day, Graphic Art Commission, Métis Nation of British Columbia, Vancouver Sun newspaper, June 2021

National Indigenous People's Day, Graphic Art Commission, Métis Nation of British Columbia, Vancouver Province newspaper, June 2021