Toronto born mixed blood Anishinaabe artist LauraLee K. Harris studied at OCAD, has exhibited her work internationally in hundreds of exhibitions. Selectively; Tom Thomson Gallery, Woodland Cultural Museum, Soho N.Y., Hatathli Museum Dine College Arizona, Period Gallery Omaha Nebraska.Her work has won Awards including the Award of Excellence in Omaha Nebraska, is studied in high schools and universities Internationally and used in literacy programs in the Nanaimo Correctional Centre. Harris was commissioned to create 3 wood pieces to be transferred onto glass for the Buffalo Fort Erie Peace Bridge Authority Building. A documentary of her life and work was produced by ‘earth magic media’, a dene production company, airing on BRAVO and APTN.
Her 2010 series ‘nibi anishinaabe kwewag ~ water and the women’ dedicated to the missing and murdered anishinaabe women was honoured with the support of the Chiefs of Ontario at the Tom Thomson Gallery. Harris work seeks truth for the earth and her occupants connecting through the tree nation/mother earth.
The Wild Nellies are pleased to be joined by LauraLee K. Harris. Click on the following links to learn more about her work: