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Celebrating the Crafts

Dempsey Bob

An innovator of the Tahltan-Tlingit style, a northwest coast cultural art form, for more than 50 years, Dempsey Bob is a master carver whose generosity has built cross-cultural art partnerships between Indigenous nations and arts organizations. His career connects past great carvers with contemporary approaches.

Germaine Arnaktauyok

Working with the stories of Inuit, Germaine Arnaktauyok is a printmaker and storyteller whose narratives delve into feminist and political realities. Her work explores themes of motherhood, urban and traditional ways of life, and life on the land. The award celebrates her 60-year career.

Bonnie Devine

Bonnie Devine is an installation artist, researcher and teacher. Her practice explores topics of land, history and narrative through the lens of Anishinaabe culture. Her sculptural work often employs the language of craft to investigate lived experience.





Spring/Summer 2021

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