Jennifer Bowen

Jennifer Bowen is Dene from Northern Canada who works in the traditional arts; her artistic practice is primarily focused on Na-Dene material culture. She is an emerging curator, filmmaker, and arts administrator. Jennifer has curated two exhibitions; a group show “Hands of Time” and solo show “My Healing Journey” with artwork by Mary Caesar. Both exhibits featured at the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective conference October 2016, in Whitehorse Yukon. In 2014, Jennifer was selected to participate in the Ostego Institute for Native American Art History at the Fenmore Museum in Copperstown, New York. She also participated in the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective’s Micro-mentorship program in 2013. In 2010, she co-curated a pan-territorial exhibition of First Nations and Inuit dolls for the Vancouver Olympic with the Yukon Art Centre’s Public Art Gallery titled Sewing our Traditions. Jennifer has lived and worked in the North most of career as an arts administrator. She has recruited artists for the summer festivals, Adaka, and the Great Northern Arts Festival, since 2005. Prior to her artistic endeavours and family life, Jennifer was a filmmaker for the Native Communications Society of the NWT. She documented traditional Dene land-users for ten years in her homelands; Treaty 8 lands of Akaitcho Territory. She is currently enrolled at the University of Lethbridge in the Fine Arts Department taking First Nations Art History and Museum studies.

Phone : 867-335-1014
Email : delta_skywise(at)me.com
Red Deer, Alberta
Canada