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Olivia Gilbertson

Olivia Gilbertson (b. 1996 Thunder Bay, Ontario) is an Indigenous artist working primarily in sculpture. Being Métis, she fuses Ojibwe traditions and stories with her fascination with textiles and craftsmanship. In 2017, Gilbertson was commissioned for a painting by the Deputy Commissioner of Indigenous Affairs at Queen’s to honour the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee lands the campus was built on. In addition, she was features in the Union Gallery’s exhibition “Drawn In” and spent the summer of 2017 as an art teacher in Kuala Lumpur. Gilbertson currently is attending Queen’s University, receiving her BFA in the spring of 2018.

Email: o.gilbertson@hotmail.com

 

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