• A Festival of Ideas
  • May 2 - 5, 2024
  • Guelph

Adrian Stimson

Adrian Stimson is a member of the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation in southern Alberta. He is an interdisciplinary artist, curator and educator who has a BFA with distinction from the Alberta College of Art & Design and an MFA from the University of Saskatchewan. As an interdisciplinary artist, Adrian’s work includes paintings, installations, sculpture and performance. Recent exhibits and performances include Sovereign Acts, Southern Alberta Art Gallery; Storytelling, Contemporary Native Art Biennial, Art Mûr (Montreal); Witnesses, Belkin Gallery (Vancouver); Reconsidering Reconciliation, Buffalo Boy’s Coal Jubilee, House of the Wayward Spirits, presented by ANDPVA (Toronto); and exhibits at Agnes Etherington Art Centre (Queen’s University) and Photoquai, Musée du Quai Branly (Paris). Adrian was awarded the Blackfoot Visual Arts Award in 2009, the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal in 2003, and the Alberta Centennial Medal in 2005.