Olivia Whetung works in beadwork, printmaking, and digital media. Her work explores acts of/active native presence, and is informed in part by her experiences as a language learner. Whetung is from the area now called the Kawarthas and presently resides on Chemong Lake.
Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts
How can a score be a call and tool for decolonization? Curated by Candice Hopkins (Tlingit) and Dylan Robinson (Stó:l?), Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts features newly commissioned scores and sounds for decolonization by Indigenous artists who attempt to answer this question.read more »
Olivia Whetung awarded 2020 OAC’s Emerging Artist Laureate Award
Olivia Whetung is the recipient of the 2020 Ontario Arts Council’s Emerging Artist Laureate Award. OAC’s Aboriginal Arts Awards recognize the achievements of rising Indigenous artists and artistic leaders who have contributed to the arts in Ontario, with the Emerging Artist Laureate honoring emerging arts leadership. Click here for the full press release from the […]read more »