Dance of the Canoe Pants
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Description: Shelley Niro's Dance of the Canoe Pants
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Inspired by what is around her, Shelley Niro usually works from a domestic point
of view. The grand river is a source for her work, as well as cultural history,
personal history. She is stimulated by the energy that surges through her when
she focuses on these elements.
Shelley Niro is a member of the Six Nations Reserve, Mohawk, Turtle Clan. Niro
graduated from Ontario College of Art and received her MFA from the University
of Western Ontario. Her art practice includes painting, photography, filmmaking
and beadwork. Recent exhibitions include a group show at the Cambridge Library
and Art Gallery titled G7 Revisited, an exhibit re-looking at the works of the
Group of Seven; The Journey, a solo exhibition at the CN Gorman Museum,
University of California, Davis; a two person exhibit, Affinities, with artist
Rebecca Belmore, at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan. Niro has
just finished producing a 60 minute film, Suite: Indian.
Shelley Niro will be exhibiting her
new work entitled, "Almost Fallen" at Urban Shaman Gallery
(Winnipeg) on August 2, 2007.