Edward Poitras was born in Regina, SK. He is a member of the Gordon First Nation and resident of Treaty Four Territory. Poitras has been active as an artist since the early 1970s, when he began his studies at the Saskatchewan Indian Cultural College in Saskatoon and then Manitou College in Quebec. Over the past twenty years he has exhibited extensively, in 1995 representing Canada at the prestigious Venice Biennial and most recently winning The Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
Courtesy the Artist
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage