Katrina Craig is a visual artist and craftsperson living in Winnipeg, Manitoba*. Craig’s work incorporates textile techniques and traditions with mixed media materials, hand lettered text, deconstructed objects, plants, and organic materials. Her work often uses process, labour, memory, and time as a vehicle to explore change. How our close connections, experiences, and physical environments contribute to the changing and shifting nature of personal identity and the roles we perform in society.
Originally from Prince Edward Island**, Katrina Craig attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Textiles and Fashion. Later moving to the Canadian Prairies, Craig’s professional and creative background emphasizes community engagement through: community support roles, workshop facilitation, art administration, public youth art initiatives, peer mentorship, and collaborative creative processes.
*Win-nipi (Cree, Winnipeg, Manitoba) is located on Treaty 1 Territory, the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.
**Abegweit (Prince Edward Island) is the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people