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The Indigenous Artist-in-Residence (IAiR) program is inspired by other Artist-in-Residence programs at the City of Edmonton, but approaches the program through a partnership between the Edmonton Arts Council, the City of Edmonton Indigenous Relations Office, and Indigenous artists and knowledge holders.

Nominations Now Closed

Thank you for your nominations. Nominations are now closed.

Dawn Marie Marchand

Dawn Marie Marchand - Indigenous Artist in Residence

Dawn Marie Marchand comes from Cold Lake First Nation in Treaty Six territory.
cîpêhcakwawêw-iskwêw (Blue Horse Spirit Woman) is a celebrated Cree and Metis artist, educator, advocate, author, writer, speaker and mother.

As an artist, Dawn Marie had humble beginnings as a student in the halls of the Boreal Forest Institute. It was here that Dawn Marie worked with Indigenous artists who influenced her artistic journey and continue to influence her. She has continued to approach art as a life-long covenant to stand with many grassroots artists working in every art genre.

Read Dawn's full bio.

Dawn Marie's Artwork

"Relations with all Beings"

Indigenous Artist-in_Residence logo next to "Relations will all Beings" beaded artwork created by Jessica Sanderson-Barry."Relations with all Beings" beaded art piece (right side) created by Jessica Sanderson-Barry.

Relations with all Beings

Read Jessica's Bio

For More Information

Indigenous Relations Office

Citizen Services
18th Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111-104 Avenue NW
P.O. Box 2359
Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7

Telephone 780-944-7602
Fax 780-577-3525

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