The Artist

Screenshot of artproject by Shelley Niro
“TEKAHIONWAKE” by Shelley Niro

Shelley Niro is a member of the Six Nations Reserve, Bay of Quinte Mohawk, Turtle Clan. She is a multimedia artist working with photography, painting, beadwork, and film. Niro is conscious of the impact post-colonial mediums have had on Indigenous people. Like many artists from different Native communities, she works relentlessly to present people in realistic and explorative portrayals.