Bio

Sheri Nault is a multi-disciplinary artist of Métis and mixed European descent. Situated within personal and political contexts, their art practice and research are grounded in queer, feminist, and Indigenous world-views. Through their work they strives to elicit a sense of social and ecological responsibility to one another on a damaged planet, exploring the connections between humans and nature. They completed their Master of Fine Arts degree at York University in 2017, were an Indigenous Practicum Participant in The Banff Centre’s Visual Arts department from 2014 to 2015, and received their BFA from the Alberta College of Art + Design in 2012. Recent exhibitions include Kin, the presentation of their thesis work; Entangled Bodies at the Art Gallery of York University (agYU); Things Little curated by Vanessa Nicolas; the exhibition art( i f)ACTS curated by Belinda Ho-Yan Kwan in response to the agYU collection; Where the Weather Happens at the Niagara Artists Centre curated by Jessie Short and Amy Malbeuf, and A lost syllable for ‘I’ that does not mean separate at LEFT Contemporary. They are a member of the 2017 cohort of the Intergenerational LGBT Artist Residency based at Artscape Gibraltar Point (postponed to 2018 due to flooding).


Other notable projects include producing work for the Alberta Printmakers’ Society and Calgary's Nuit Blanche in 2014; presenting on a panel at the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective’s 2014 Colloquium; and blogging for both the Canada Council for the Arts and the Mountain: Standard Time 7 performance art festival.


Nault is a member of the feminist, queer, and (2/3) Indigenous artists' collective No. Is a Complete Sentence alongside artists Sandra Manilla and Taylor Norris.


They are also a member of Canada's cross-continental urban arts collective Big Kitty Crew.


 

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