Rebecca Lemire

Rebecca Lemire is a writer and art historian based in Montreal. Currently, she is studying towards her PhD at Concordia University where her research looks at the intersection of Indigenous design practices and organic modernism in North America. Prior to her doctoral studies she held positions at Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Indigenous Arts at The Banff Centre, the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust, and the Design Exchange Museum. She also curates and writes exhibition texts, and has organized shows such as Probing McLuhan for the CONTACT Photography Festival and Myth into Matter: Inuit Sculpture at the University of Toronto Art Centre. She has received fellowships from both the University of Toronto and Concordia University and in 2013 was awarded the Martin Eli Weil National Prize for her essay on the work of Douglas Cardinal. Most recently, she received support from the Terra Foundation for American Art to conduct research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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