Printed on outdoor structures, Meryl McMaster’s photographic universes merge her personal mythologies and indigenous heritage.
© Meryl McMaster, Dream Catcher, 2015
Meryl McMaster, born in 1988, has a bachelor’s degree from the Ontario College of Art and Design (2010). Her work has been exhibited at the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (Santa Fe), and the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (New York). She won the Scotiabank New Generation Photography Award, the Hnatyshyn Foundation Reveal Award, and the Canon Canada Prize. Her work has been purchased by the Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau), the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Canada Council Art Bank, and the National Museum of the American Indian. She lives and works in Ottawa.
➤ See her works also included in the group exhibition at the MNBAQ!