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Joseph Tisiga, born 1984 in Edmonton (AB) is a member of the Kaska Dena Nation. Tisiga is known for his multidisciplinary practice that reflect on history, hybrid identities and an evolving personal mythology. His work combines imagery inspired by social and philosophical influences that have shaped his perspective. Ultimately, Tisiga’s work reflects a love of new approaches to storytelling.
His work can be found in institutional collections such as the National Gallery of Canada, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the RBC Collection, as well as numerous private collections in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Tisiga was a finalist in the 2009 RBC Painting Competition and recipient of the Joseph S. Stauffer award. He was long-listed for the Sobey Art Award in 2011 and recently named a REVEAL Indigenous Art Award winner.