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Size: 18″ x 24″
Canvas: Beads, acrylic, charcoal, oil pen
Value: $950

RAIN CABANA-BOUCHER, is a Michif/British settler interdisciplinary artist raised in treaty 6 territory, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Her family has historic ties to the Michif communities of St-François-Xavier, St. Boniface, and St. Louis, Saskatchewan. She lives and works on the stolen land of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Səl̓ílwətaʔ, and xwməθkwəy̓əm Nations. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Victoria. Cabana-Boucher is a recent recipient of the Takao Tanabe prize for British Columbia Painters and the First Peoples Individual Artist grant.

Their practice includes the use of mixed media works often using sculpture, drawing, painting, and beading. Cabana-Boucher explores the autobiographical in relation to place and politics; seeking to navigate the complexities of identity within environments that are rapidly changing under systematic pressures. Cabana-Boucher currently has work showing in For Love, Loss and Land at Open Space gallery until October 29th 2022 in Victoria.

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