Artist Maria Hupfield speaks with Carolin Köchling, Curator of Exhibitions at The Power Plant, about her exhibition on view at The Power Plant.
Maria Hupfield (born 1975 in Parry Sound, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada) is a member of Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Solo exhibitions include MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina (2015), Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Montréal (2015); and Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon (2011). Group exhibitions and performances include Trestle Projects Brooklyn (2016); SITE Santa Fe Biennial (2016); Winsor Gallery, Vancouver (2016); A Space Gallery, Toronto (2015); Campo dei Gesuiti, Venice (2015); Aboriginal Art Centre, Ottawa (2015); The Bronx Museum, New York (2015); Vox Populi, Philadelphia (2015); Musée d’art contemporain des Laurentides, Saint Jérôme (2015); North Native Museum (NONAM), Zurich (2014); SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montréal (2013); The Power Plant (2013); and Vancouver Art Gallery (2012). Hupfield is founder of 7th Generation Image Makers, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto; co-owner of Native Art Department International; and was Assistant Professor in Visual Art and Material Practice appointed to the Faculty of Culture and Community, Emily Carr University of Arts and Design (2007-11).