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Artist / Maker : McMaster, Meryl
Title : Consanguinity
Date (Execution) : 2010
Geographical Origin : Canada
Cultural Group : Canadian, Plains Cree
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Medium / Material  : digital chromogenic print
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Object Type : chromogenic colour prints
Visual Description : Photograph of the artist standing on rocks in front of the ocean, covered in plastic, holding a bow with arrows in her back.
Accession # : U017.8.1
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Mandatory Credit : UVic Art Acquisition Fund
Artist Statement : Meryl McMaster is a Canadian artist based in the city of Ottawa. Her work is predominantly photography based, incorporating the production of props, sculptural garments and performance forming a synergy that transports the viewer out of the ordinary and into a space of contemplation and introspection McMaster is the recipient of the REVEALIndigenous Art Award, Charles Pachter Prize for Emerging Artists, the Canon Canada Prize, the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship, the OCAD U Medal and was long listed for the 2016 Sobey Art Award. Her work has been acquired by various public collections within Canada and the United States, including the Canadian Museum of History, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Canada Council Art Bank, the Eiteljorg Museum, the National Museum of the American Indian, the Ottawa Art Gallery, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Her work has been included in exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, including the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American Indian, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, the Eiteljorg Museum, the Ottawa Art Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the Mendel Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. She currently has a solo touring exhibition across Canada titled Confluence traveling until 2018.