Student Information for FALL 2020 – Important Updates

Lita Fontaine

Lita Fontaine

  • Fontaine grew up in Winnipeg. She received her BFA from the University of Manitoba School of Art in 2000 and her MFA from what is now the First Nations University of Canada in Regina in 2005. 
  • She was a sessional instructor for the University of Manitoba’s School of Art, teaching Foundation Drawing and Aboriginal Art History. 
  • For many years, Fontaine’s studio practice has included community art projects and other involvement, such as mask-making.  
  • In 2013, Sarah Swan wrote in the Winnipeg Free Press, “Lita Fontaine makes beautiful multimedia pieces using traditional designs from her Anishnaabe and Dakota heritage”. 
  • Has numerous exhibits at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and her work has also been showcased in various interprovincial galleries as well.
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