Minneapolis, MN, December 5, 2014—On view from December 12, 2014 to February 20, 2015, All My Relations Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition: Rosalie Favell: Relations.
Please join us to celebrate a solo exhibition by First Nations Métis artist, Rosalie Favell. Favell is a photo-based artist, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Drawing inspiration from her family history and Métis (Cree/English) heritage, she uses a variety of sources, from family albums to popular culture, to present a complex self-portrait of her experiences as a contemporary aboriginal woman. Her work has appeared in exhibitions in Canada, the US, Edinburgh, Scotland, Paris, France and Taipei, Taiwan. Numerous institutions have acquired her artwork including: National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa), Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (Ottawa), Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (Washington, D.C.), and Rockwell Museum of Western Art (Corning, New York). She has received numerous grants, and won prestigious awards such as the Chalmers Fellowship, the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunten Award and the Karsh Award. A graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic Institute, Rosalie holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Mexico. She has studied and taught extensively at the post-graduate level. She has worked with grassroots organizations in Winnipeg with Inuit educational groups in Ottawa and Nepalese women’s groups in Katmandu.
Opening reception: Friday, December 12, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Gallery talk: Rosalie Favell will speak of her three series of work. This will begin at 6:30pm
Appetizers and beverages will be served! Please come and celebrate with us.
December 13, 2014