Anishinaabe / Wasauksing First Nation / Canada
Maria Hupfield recently relocated from Brooklyn to Toronto to accept the position of Canadian Research Chair of Transdisciplinary Indigenous Arts at the University of Toronto. She is Anishinaabe and a citizen of Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario. Hupfield was awarded the Hnatyshyn Foundation prize for outstanding achievement by a Canadian mid-career artist (2018) and received a Lucas Artists Fellowship in Visual Arts, Architecture & Design (2019-2020). She is a Guest Curator for the Artist of Color Council Movement Research at Judson Church Winter 2020 Season, and an inaugural resident of the Surf Point Foundation Residency 2020, recently with a solo exhibition entitled, Nine years Towards the Sun at the Heard Museum (December, 2019).