Heather Campbell is originally from Rigolet, Nunatsiavut (Northern Labrador) and has a B.F.A from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Campbell was Curatorial Assistant at the Inuit Art Centre of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada for a number of years, and was on the board of directors of Gallery 101 artist run centre as well as the board of the Artist Run Centres and Collectives of Ontario. Currently she is on contract as Curatorial Assistant in the Indigenous Art Department of the National Gallery of Canada. Campbell’s art has been in a number of group exhibitions, most recently the touring group exhibition SakKijajuk: Inuit Fine Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut which will open at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in summer 2018. Her work can be found in the collections of The Canadian Museum of History, Algonquin College, City of Ottawa, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, Carleton University, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Exhibitions

 

"INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE", Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, September 22, 2017 to April 1, 2018

SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, 17 June 2017 to 10 September 2017

"SakKijajuk (Inuit Fine Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut", the Rooms, St. John's, NL, October 2016.

"SakKijajuk (Inuit Fine Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut", Happy Valley - Goose Bay, NL, November 2015.

"Breaking Barriers", Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum, Carp, ON. September 2014- January 2015.

 

"Nigi Mikàn - I Found It: Indigenous Women's Identity", Fall Down Gallery in collaboration with the National Gallery of Canada and Sakahan Junior Curators program, August, 2013.

 

"Indigenous and Urban", Canadian Museum of Civilization, June 27, 2013 - September 2, 2013

 

"close to home", Recent additions to the City of Ottawa’s Fine Art Collection, City of Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, July 13 to September 9, 2012

 

"Contemporary Inuit Art Exhibit", Inuit Circumpolar Council General Assembly group exhibition of artists from the circumpolar regions of Alaska, Canada, Chukotka (Russia) and Greenland. Katuaq Cultural Centre, Nuuk Greenland, June/July, 2010.

 

National Aboriginal Day Cultural Showcase, Art display and demonstrations, Victoria Island, Ottawa, ON. 2008 and 2009.

 

"Tracking Ten Years", Group exhibition of former graduates. Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Corner Brook, Newfoundland. February - March 2000.

 

Café Wim. Solo exhibition. Oil paintings from 1995-1999. Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario. May 1999.

 

"Cultural Industries Training Program Graduating Show", An event hosted by the Inuit Art Foundation at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec. 1998.

 

1996 Graduating Show. A student group show at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery. Corner Brook, Newfoundland. 1996.

2010 - present

2010 - present

Collections

Canadian Museum of History (illustrations)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ottawa, ON

Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON

City of Ottawa, ON

 

National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ottawa, ON

 

Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, Gatineau, QC

 

Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

 

Nunatsiavut Government, Nain, NL.

 

Labrador Health Corporation, Happy Valley - Goose Bay, NL

 

Various private collections

 

Professional C.V. available upon request.

HEATHER CAMPBELL

NUNATSIAVUT INUIT ARTIST