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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 also 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.)

She is currently the Indigenous Research and Administration Practicum at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and a member of the Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective, based out of Edmonton, Alberta.