SPAO Presents Nadia Myre
Presented by:SPAO - School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa
On Friday, January 17th, join the SPAO community for an artist talk (from 6pm to 7:30pm) and reception the SPAO Centre Gallery is honoured to present of the exhibition Meditations on Black Lake by internationally acclaimed Montreal-based artist Nadia Myre.
As a member of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation (Maniwaki) Myre is interested in having conversations about identity, resilience and politics of belonging. Often working in an interdisciplinary nature, mixing sculpture and lens-based artwork, Myre pushes the boundaries of how craft and Indigenous histories are understood and positioned within wider Canadian context.
Nadia Myre is one of Canada's most celebrated photographic artists of the 21st century. A graduate from Camosun College, Emily Carr, and Concordia University, Myre is a recipient of numerous awards, notably Banff Centre for Arts Walter Phillips Gallery Indigenous Commission Award (2016), Sobey Art Award (2014) and a Fellowship from the Eiteljorg Museum (2003). Her work has received accolades and features from the New York Times, The Washington Post, Le Devoir, Canadian Art, and Parachute, among many others. Her works are permanently on display at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, National Gallery of Canada, Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Canadian Museum of History.
Meditations on Black Lake continues until March 6, 2020.