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Still time to visit the Calgary library to see Indigenous artist at work –

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202326 Views

March 27th, 2023

Kristy North Peigan, a member of the Piikani First Nation, is the Indigenous Artist in Residence at the Calgary Public Library where she has been showcasing her artistic talents and techniques since February.

Though her residency will be coming to an end on April 15, there is still time to book one-on-one consultations with the artist or go and have a chat about how she works.

Funded by TD, artists in residence are provided with their own studio for the duration of their residencies, and the public has the opportunity to watch them create, ask questions and ultimately learn directly from them in a one-on-one atmosphere.

“I get to create some new pieces and actually take some time for myself as an artist, which has been very gratifying. Not only that, but actually be able to speak to the visitors and the public coming into the studio,” North Peigan said.

That opportunity to visit is what drew her to the residency. It fits with one of North Peigan’s personal goals for 2023.

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