Art NOW presents Hali Heavy Shield
Blackfoot Visual Art and Story Making
Hali Heavy Shield is a Blackfoot multidisciplinary artist, educator, and member of the Blood Tribe (Kainai) of southern Alberta. Hali’s work is influenced by experiences in her home community, including Blackfoot storytelling, land-based teachings, and women as sources of strength and goodness. She is a recipient of the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Award and is a co-founding member of the Kainai Public Library, the first public library on a First Nation reserve in Alberta. Artist exhibits include the Art Gallery of Alberta 2020 Biennial BorderLine, Calgary’s C-Space and +15 Windows Gallery, and a poetry publication at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery. Hali is currently a PhD student researching visual art and storytelling at the University of Lethbridge.
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