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Dana Claxton's The Patient Storm
by David Garneau

Wounds and Words: Nadia Myre’s Want Ads and Other Scars
by Stacey Abramson

Five Contemporary Manitoba Artists, Who Happen to be Aboriginal
by Cathy Mattes

An Interview with Colleen Cutschall
by Cathy Mattes

Artist Project:  Dance of the Canoe Pants
by Shelley Niro

Dance of the Canoe Pants

Artist Project
Dance of the Canoe Pants

by Shelley Niro


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Inspired by what is around her, Shelley Niro usually works from a domestic point of view. The grand river is a source for her work, as well as cultural history, personal history. She is stimulated by the energy that surges through her when she focuses on these elements.

Shelley Niro - 2006

Shelley Niro is a member of the Six Nations Reserve, Mohawk, Turtle Clan. Niro graduated from Ontario College of Art and received her MFA from the University of Western Ontario. Her art practice includes painting, photography, filmmaking and beadwork. Recent exhibitions include a group show at the Cambridge Library and Art Gallery titled G7 Revisited, an exhibit re-looking at the works of the Group of Seven; The Journey, a solo exhibition at the CN Gorman Museum, University of California, Davis; a two person exhibit, Affinities, with artist Rebecca Belmore, at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan. Niro has just finished producing a 60 minute film, Suite: Indian.

Shelley Niro will be exhibiting her new work entitled, "Almost Fallen" at Urban Shaman Gallery (Winnipeg) on August 2, 2007.


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