About the Curator Bonnie Devine

Bonnie DevineBonnie Devine, a member of the Serpent River First Nation of Northern Ontario (Ojibwa) is an artist, curator, writer and educator. Her primary interests are sculpture and installation and the history and development of contemporary Aboriginal culture. They are central to her art practice and teaching career and inform her work as an independent curator. Devine is an associate professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program.

Recent exhibitions of Devine’s artwork include Writing Home at Gallery Connexion in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Medicine River at AxeNeo7 in Gatineau, Quebec and BadLand at the IAIA Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her most recent video, A Grim Fairy Tale, was screened at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival.

Devine holds fine art degrees from the Ontario College of Art and Design and York University. She lives and works in Toronto, Ontario.