Dana Claxton

Dana Claxton is an award winning, critically acclaimed artist and film/videomaker. Her practice investigates beauty, the body, the socio-political and the spiritual. Her work has been shown at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Museum of Modern Art (NYC), Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC), Walker Art Centre ( MINN.MN), Sundance Film Festival, Eiteljorg Museum (IND. IN), Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney, AU) and held in public and private collections. Born in Yorkton Saskatoon, her family reserve is Wood Mountain, Lakota. Her paternal Euro-Canadian Grandmother taught her how to harvest and preserve food and her maternal Lakota grandmother taught her to seek justice.

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