About Kent Monkman
Kent Monkman is a Canadian artist of Cree ancestry who works with a variety of mediums, including painting, film/video, performance, and installation. He has had solo exhibitions at numerous Canadian museums including: Montreal Museum of Fine Art; Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto; Winnipeg Art Gallery; and Art Gallery of Hamilton. He has participated in various international group exhibitions including: Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art (2013), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Oh, Canada (2012), MASS MoCA, North Adams; My Winnipeg (2011), Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sete; Remember Humanity (2010), Witte de With, Rotterdam; The Beauty of Distance (2010), Sydney Biennale. Monkman has created site specific performances at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto; Compton Verney, Warwickshire; and McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg. He has also made Super 8 versions of these performances, which he calls “Colonial Art Space Interventions.” His award-winning short film and video works have been screened at various national and international festivals, including ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival (2010 and 2011), the Berlinale (2007 and 2008), and the Toronto International Film Festival (2007). His work is represented in numerous public and private collections including the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Museum London; Glenbow Museum, Calgary; Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto; MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington; and Vancouver Art Gallery. He is represented by Galerie Florent Tosin, Berlin; Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary; and Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain, Montreal.