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Biography

Becca Taylor is a multi-disciplinary artist, youth coordinator and curator of Cree, Scottish and Irish decent who holds a BFA from the Alberta College of Art and Design. Her practice involves investigations of Indigenous community building and Indigenous feminisms through various mediums including textiles, beading, and installation. Taylor has a long history of working within the Aboriginal communities in Edmonton and Winnipeg, including her position as the Art Program Coordinator for the North End Arts Centre, co-organizing Walking Beyond, the youth-led exhibition in correlation with Walking with Our Sisters in Winnipeg. Taylor was recently  the Aboriginal Curator-in-residence at Urban Shaman, awarded through the Canada Council for the Arts (2015/16) and was the Indigenous Curatorial Practicum at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in 2017. 

Becca is currently co-curating the 2018 iteration of La Biennale d'art contemporain autochtone (BACA) in Montreal, QC, entitled níchiwamiskwém | nimidet | my sister | ma soeur with Niki Little opening in Spring 2018. She is also a core-member of the Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective and is based out of Edmonton, Alberta.