Lunch Together Online with Gail Chamberland and Nadine St-Louis
April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, April 13th | 12 noon
Gail Chamberland and Nadine St-Louis “Symbolism and iconography as a way of storytelling, Indigenous ways of passing down culture and traditions”
Nadine St-Louis is a social and cultural entrepreneur and Founder of Sacred Fire Productions, a non-profit Indigenous cultural organization, whose mandate is to promote Indigenous art, artists, and cultures through projects and events that raise public awareness, break down stereotypes and promote intercultural dialogue for the inclusion and career advancement of Indigenous learning and growth www.templemontreal.ca Dedicated. Dynamic. Diverse. 19 artists.
In 2015, she launched the Ashukan Cultural Space, the first cultural and economic incubator in the heart of Old Montreal giving to more than a hundred artists an exhibition, sales, and professional development space.
Gail Chamberland is a recognized Indigenous artist with over 25 years of experience and her work has been exhibited at several large gatherings on Turtle Island. Her belief in the preservation of traditional heritage and the contemporary design of First Nations art and crafts fuels her vision as an artist. Gail is a member of the Wahnapitae First Nation with the majority of her family coming from the unceded territory of Wikwemikong in northern Ontario.
Gail attended Concordia University and graduated with a Fine Arts degree with a specialization in drawing and painting.
Co-sponsored with the Peace Network for Social Harmony.