15th of 366 works found
Grandfather in Sweat Lodge
Artist
Bear, Shirley
Title
Grandfather in Sweat Lodge
Technique
woodcut
Date
1989
Type
print
Accession Number
2007.73
Collection
Permanent Collection
Shirley Bear (Shirley minqwon-minqwon Bear) is a dedicated elder, activist, feminist, and artist. Part of the Maliseet Negootiook (Tobique) First Nation and member of the Wabanaki language group of New Brunswick, Shirley Bear has shown extensively in solo and group exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States and in Europe. She has curated numerous exhibitions related to Indigenous issues and was the recipient of the Excellence in the Arts Award from the New Brunswick Arts Board in 2002.