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Nadia Myre is named a member of the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec

Congratulations to alum Nadia Myre (BMA 1997) who  was recently appointed a companion in l’Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec!

Nadia is a Montreal-based interdisciplinary artist of Algonquin and French Canadian heritage. A member of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation, her work explores and provokes conversations about identity, resilience and politics of belonging. Nadia is a recipient of numerous awards, notably Banff Centre for Arts Walter Phillips Gallery Indigenous Commission Award (2016), Sobey Art Award (2014), Pratt & Whitney Canada’s ‘Les Elles de l’art’ for the Conseil des arts de Montréal (2011), Quebec Arts Council’s Prix à la création artistique pour la region des Laurentides (2009), and a Fellowship from the Eiteljorg Museum (2003).

You can see her work right now at RÉPLIQUES at Centre d’exposition de l’Université de Montréal (May 2 – September 14, 2019), or in Balancing Acts at the Textile Museum of Canada (April 25 – September 15, 2019).