Art Windsor-Essex respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Bkejwanong. We want to state our respect for the ancestral and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
An Afternoon with Shelley Niro: artist talk and drop-in beading circle
Date: Friday, October 7th, 2022
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Location: University of Windsor, Dillon Hall, Room 115, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, ON
Spend an afternoon with artist Shelley Niro. Niro will discuss her work and current exhibition Shelley Niro: Boundless at Art Windsor-Essex. Students and community members are invited to participate in an open beading circle and turkey lunch. Bring your own project or students can reserve a Red Dress beading kit in advance.
- This program is open to students and community members.
- Bring your own beading supplies and projects. Students can reserve a beading kit in advance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A turkey lunch will be served at 12pm.
This event is presented in partnership with Windsor Law at the University of Windsor and the Aboriginal Education Centre – Turtle Island.
Meet the artist: Shelley Niro
Shelley Niro is an Artist and Filmmaker from Brantford, Ontario. She is a member of the Turtle Clan, Bay of Quinte Mohawk from the Six Nations Reserve. She holds a degree from Ontario College of Art and a Master of Fine Art from the University of Western Ontario. Niro has exhibited across Canada and has work in collections of the Canada Council Art Bank, Canadian Museum of History, and Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography. Her award-winning films have been screened in festivals worldwide, and she presented her work at the 2003 Venice Biennale.