Wednesday February 9, 2022, 7 pm (CST)
Join Michelle Sound in a zoom discussion of her work in the exhibition “nimama is a tough cookie” at Neutral Ground from January 29 – March 12, 2022.
Michelle Sound is a Cree and Métis artist, educator and mother. She is a member of Wapsewsipi Swan River First Nation in Northern Alberta, her maternal side is Cree and her paternal side is Métis from the Buffalo Lake Métis settlement in central Alberta. She was born and raised on the unceded and ancestral home territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Applied Arts from Emily Carr University. Michelle is an Indigenous Advisor at Douglas College and has taught workshops as a guest artist at the Richmond Art Gallery and the Contemporary Art Gallery.