Rosalie Favell [CAN]

Melbourne Residency - IAIR Canadian Indigenous Arts Exchange

Rosalie Favell is a photo-based artist, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Drawing inspiration from her family history and Métis (Cree/English) heritage, she uses a variety of sources, from family albums to popular culture to present a complex self-portrait of her experiences as a contemporary aboriginal woman.

Art Exhibition previously on at RMIT Intersect in Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 20 May 2016 to Thursday 30 June 2016
Launch Thursday 19 May 2016, 5:00PM

Rosalie Favell, I awoke to find my spirit had returned, 1999, Digital print image

Published by anonymous on Thursday 03 March 2016.
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Rosalie’s work has appeared in exhibitions in Canada, the US, Edinburgh, Scotland, Paris, France and Taipei, Taiwan. Numerous institutions have acquired her artwork including: National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa), Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (Ottawa), Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian(Washington, D.C.), and Rockwell Museum of Western Art (Corning, New York). She has received numerous grants, and won prestigious awards such as the Chalmers Fellowship, the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunten Award and the Karsh Award. A graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic Institute, Rosalie holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Mexico. She has studied and taught extensively at the post-graduate level. She has worked with grassroots organizations in Winnipeg with Inuit educational groups in Ottawa and Nepalese women’s groups in Katmandu.