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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.


To participate: 

  • 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
  • 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.

Schedule of Events: 

12pm – 1 pm: Drop-in beading circle and turkey lunch 

1pm – 1:45pm: Artist talk with Shelley Niro 

2pm: Q&A period and conclusion

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. 

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