Jane Ash Poitras Canadian Art/ Thomas King

1 Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada

Jane Ash Poitras was born in the northern Alberta community of Fort Chipewyan, and grew up in Edmonton. Poitras received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Alberta in 1983 and a Master of Fine Arts degree, also in Printmaking, from Columbia University, New York, in 1985. Poitras has succeeded in establishing an international reputation. Her enormous contributions in giving voice to First Nations issues and her visual presentation of these ideas has formed a legacy in Alberta and in Canada. 1

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