Visiting Artist - Artist Melissa-Jo Belcourt Moses
WHEN: Thursday, April 6 from 9 until 3 p.m.
WHERE: Lodgepole Center, ACAD
Visiting Artist Melissa-Jo Belcourt Moses will be giving a traditional beading workshop for ACAD Students, Thursday, April 6 from 9 am until 3 pm in ACAD’s Lodgepole Center.
Materials will be provided for students who pre-register. Space is limited so sign up today in the Lodgepole Center!
About the Artist
Melissa-Jo Belcourt Moses comes from a rich Metis ancestry and possesses a wealth of cultural skills, acquired from Metis and Aboriginal elders throughout northern and central Alberta. As an instructor, she has taught decorative arts and creative skills within Native Cultural art programs on Native reserves and Metis settlements. This deep connection to her roots is the inspiration for much of her artwork and ongoing research in developing, in others, an appreciation for the Metis contribution in Canada’s history. In 2009 Melissa-Jo was awarded the Aboriginal Role Model of Alberta Art Award for her work as an Artisan and as a recognized cultural art instructor.