Aylan Couchie, the recipient of the first annual Barbara Laronde Award, is an Indigenous artist from Nipissing Reserve in North Bay, Ontario. Continue reading “2015 – Aylan Couchie”
Janelle Wawia, the recipient of the second annual Barbara Laronde Award, is a self-taught artist from Opwaaganasiniing, also known as Red Rock Indian Band or Lake Helen Reserve. Continue reading “2016 – Janelle Wawia”
Lucille Atlookan, the recipient of the third annual Barbara Laronde Award, is an Anishnaabe emerging artist from Eabametoong First Nation, currently residing in Thunder Bay.
Caitlyn Bird, the recipient of the fourth annual Barbara Laronde Award, is an Anishinaabe artist from Noatkamegwanning First Nation. Continue reading “2018 – Caitlyn Bird”
Joe Wood, the recipient of the fifth annual Barbara Laronde Award. Joe Wood was born in Nelson House, Manitoba, is a member of South Indian Lake First Nation, and identifies as Cree and Scottish. Continue reading “2019 – Joe Wood”
Michel Dumont, the recipient of the sixth annual Barbara Laronde Award. Michel Dumont is a queer Métis Two Spirited disabled artist who currently resides in Thunder Bay. Continue reading “2020 – Michel Dumont”
Candace Twance is from the Ojibway community of Netmizaaggamig (Pic Mobert First Nation), located along the northern shore of Lake Superior. She currently raises her Continue reading “2021 – Candace Twance”