Alberta Rose
Williams

Photo: Alberta Rose W./Ingnuk
Credit: Katy Whitt
Alberta Rose
Williams

Medium:

beadwork, curatorial, drawing, installation, jewellery, painting, photography

Artistic Community:

Calgary, AB

Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.

Calgary, AB
1983

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Biography

Born and raised in Treaty 7 Territory in Calgary, AB, near the Bearspaw, Chiniki and Wesley bands of the Nakoda nation, Alberta Rose Williams finds passion in art, food, politics and social issues. These interests are expressed through any medium as well as engagement with community organizations and events. Often working with reclaimed or rescued materials in her art making, Williams takes an intuitive and mindful approach to art. In part, this is a conscious choice regarding the amount of waste in our society, as well as a symbolic gesture adding to the reclamation of identity.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
The 5th Region March 11, 2019 Alberta Rose

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Aisinna’kiiks 2018/2019 Mauro Gallery, St. Mary's University
Current Terrain 2018 A Space Gallery
Look Around You 2017 Project Space, Banff Centre for the Arts

Achievements

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Achievement Year Organization
Indspire Bursary 2016 Indspire
First Place, Judges choice 2015 Hope 2 Opportunity, PURE Art Gala
Painting 3rd Year Award 2015 Alberta University of the Arts (Formerly ACAD0

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February 1, 2019 Profile edited by Alberta Williams