Adrian Stimson

2019 Exhibition Artist

Adrian Stimson (Siksika / Blackfoot, born in 1964, Sault St. Marie, Canada) holds a BFA from the Alberta University for the Arts, Calgary, and an MFA from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. Adrian is an interdisciplinary artist who exhibits nationally and internationally. He was awarded the 2018 Governor General Award for Visual and Media Arts and the 2017 Hnatyshyn Foundation REVEAL Indigenous Arts Award. Adrian’s works are included in collections including the British Museum, London, UK; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Remai Modern, Saskatoon; Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina; and the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton.


Adrian Stimson at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E

Stimson’s installation and performance is generated in close dialogue with residential school survivors and leaders in Siksika. Revealing the layers of colonization and Indigenous resistance in his community, Iini Sookumapii: Guess who’s coming to dinner? centers on a dining room table, complete with a British colonial place setting and a light procured from the Old […]

date and time

September 21 – December 1, 2019


A Public Apology to Siksika Nation

How does history become personally accountable in a post-Truth and Reconciliation Commission era? AA Bronson delivers his Apology to Siksika Nation, an atonement for his ancestors’ role in cultural genocide, while Adrian Stimson responds. Food will be shared following the performance. Image Credit: AA Bronson, A Public Apology to Siksika Nation, performance at the 2019 […]