Artist Bio

Dana Justine Belcourt is a twenty-two year-old Métis/Cree artist based in Amiskwaciwâskahikan (so-called Edmonton). Through paintings, zines, and media-based art forms, her work deals with the themes of love and being someone of mixed Indigenous and European ancestry. She explores many mediums of art to showcase an intensive writing practice that explores the intimacy of her relationship with herself and love. Her main focuses are producing and self-publishing zines featuring poetry and art (mainly watercolour paintings), of which she has produced seventeen. Another focus is painting murals showcasing stories of the city, and has so far collaborated on eight murals. She is currently working towards a BFA at Emily Carr University.