Emily Critch is a Mi’kmaw and settler artist, curator, and writer from Elmastukwek, Ktaqmkuk Territory (Bay of Islands, NL). She received her BFA in Visual Arts from Memorial University of Newfoundland (2018). She has had solo exhibitions of her work at the Tina Dolter Gallery, Eastern Edge, St. Michaels Printshop (NL), and Galerie Sans Nom (Moncton, NB). Her work has been included in group exhibitions at the Grenfell Art Gallery (Corner Brook, NL), The Rooms (St. John’s, NL), and Hafnarborg (Hafnarfjörður, Iceland), and her art practice has been supported by ArtsNL. Her recent curatorial projects include Visiting: Logan MacDonald at Grenfell Art Gallery (2018), mitsujuk | kussikuashu | kpitni'sewet | they sew with the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador (2019) and the Tina Dolter Gallery (2020), and these are our monuments (2021) with the Owens Art Gallery. Emily has published exhibition texts, reviews, and essays with several venues including Eastern Edge, The Rooms, Eyelevel, and Visual Arts News. She has been the recipient of several awards including the 2020 VANL Cox & Palmer Pivotal Point Grant, the 2020-2021 Don Wright Scholarship at St. Michael’s Printshop, and was longlisted for the 2021 Scotiabank New Generation Photography Award. She is based in St. John’s, NL, working remotely as the Program Coordinator with the Indigenous Curatorial Collective, and the 2021-23 Adjunct Curator with the Owen’s Art Gallery. 

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