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Beads in the blood: Ruth Cuthand, a Survey
Ruth Cuthand, "Typhoid", 2015-2016, Glass beads, thread, backing, 18" x 18"
Featuring artwork by College of Arts and Science alumna Ruth Cuthand (BFA'83, MFA'92)
Guest curated by College of Arts and Science alumna Felicia Gay (BA'04, MA'11)
Date: Jan. 22 - April 10, 2021
Location: College Art Gallery 1 and 2
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Ruth Cuthand is a Canadian mixed-media artist of Plains Cree and Scottish ancestry whose practice includes painting, drawing, photography, and beadwork. Born in 1954 in Prince Albert, Sask., she grew up in Alberta, where as a child she met artist Gerald Tailfeathers, who inspired her to become an artist herself. Cuthand earned a BFA from the University of Saskatchewan in 1983, and a MFA, also from the University of Saskatchewan, in 1992. Cuthand’s work is featured in many collections, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the University of Saskatchewan Art Collection. Cuthand was honoured with the Saskatchewan Artist Award at the Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Awards in 2013. In 2016, she was honoured as an Arts and Science Alumni of Influence at the University of Saskatchewan. In 2020, she was awarded a Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts.
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