Emily Critch is a curator, writer, and artist of Mi’kmaq and settler ancestry from Elmastukwek, Ktaqamkuk Territory (Bay of Islands, Newfoundland). She received her BFA in Visual Arts from Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland (2018). Her curatorial projects include Visiting: Logan MacDonald (2018), around the throat of a flower (2019), and most recently, mitsujuk | kussikuashu | kpitni'sewet | they sew with the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador. She has exhibited her work provincially and internationally at venues such as Grenfell Art Gallery, The Rooms, Eastern Edge, and Gatehouse Gallery in Harlow, England. Emily has completed residencies with the Corner Brook Museum and Archives, St. Michael’s Printshop, and participated in the Inaugural MOMUS Emerging Critics Residency. Her work has been supported by Arts NL and Canada Council for the Arts. She has been the recipient of several awards, including the Ellen Rusted Award for Print Media, the Reginald Shepherd and Helen Parsons Shepherd Award for individual artistic development, and the 2020-2021 Don Wright Scholarship.

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