Adrian Stimson is a member of the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation. He has a BFA with distinction from the Alberta College of Art and Design and MFA from the University of Saskatchewan. He considers himself as an interdisciplinary artist; he exhibits nationally and internationally. Working through painting, performance and installation, Stimson explores imagined landscapes, identity construction (specifically the hybridization of the Indian, the cowboy, the shaman and Two Spirit being. Buffalo Boy and The Shaman Exterminator are two reoccurring personas.) He is a recipient of the 2018 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts.

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IMAGE CREDITS: Top courtesy of Leah Snyder | Bottom courtesy of Rosalie Favell.