Curated by Halie Finney
Halie Finney is an emerging multidisciplinary Metis artist from the Lesser Slave Lake region ofAlberta. Halie has created a mythology of characters living in a simplified story-book version of her hometown. The characters explore feelings of grief, comfort, and other emotions that come with loss and change as they play out non-linear, idiosyncratic narratives that are expressed through animations, costumes, drawings, paintings, performances, and other objects.Halie received a BFA from the Alberta University of Art and Design in 2017. Most recently Halie has exhibited at The Art Gallery of Alberta(current) and Latitude 53. She was featured on Gallery 44’s exhibition/publication A Maze of Collapsing Lines: Resemblance, curated by Ociciwan, Last spring she participated in Terrence Houle’s Ghost Days residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Halie is also a new core member of Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective. Currently Halie lives in Edmonton, Alberta.