Judy Anderson is Nêhiyaw (Cree) from Gordon First Nation, Saskatchewan, Treaty 4 territory and an Associate Professor of Canadian Indigenous Studio Art in the Department of Art at the University of Calgary. Anderson’s practice includes beadwork, installation, hand-made paper, painting, three-dimensional pieces, and collaborative projects all of which are deeply personal with a focus on issues of spirituality, family, colonialism and Indigenous epistemological and ontological traditions.
Her current work is created with the purpose of honouring the people in her life and Indigenous intellectualizations of the world. She also has an ongoing collaboration with her son Cruz where they combine graffiti with Indigenous methodologies, and she has been researching traditional European methods and materials of painting.
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