News Release - Country Wives & Daughters of the Country
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NEWS RELEASE - For Immediate Release
Country Wives & Daughters of the Country: Métis Women of This Land Reception and Artist Talk at Affinity Gallery

The Saskatchewan Craft Council (SCC) is pleased to present Country Wives & Daughters of the Country: Métis Women of this Land, an exhibition of work from visual artist Leah Marie Dorion. A public Exhibition Reception will take place on Friday, October 30th at 7 pm at Affinity Gallery, 813 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Leah Marie Dorion will also speak at a public Artist Talk on Saturday, November 7th at 2 pm in Affinity Gallery. Please join us at both events! Admission is free.
In this exhibition of paintings, Dorion aims to recognize and acknowledge Métis Women’s relationship with the land. She states: "This art show is a celebration of Métis women and provides contemporary representations of women’s traditional roles in historic Métis society… Our Métis women are still contributing to our national development and we have a proud tradition of sharing, caring, and kindness to celebrate with others."
Exhibition Dates: October 23 to December 5
Reception: Friday, October 30, 7 - 9pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, November 7, 2 pm
For further information, to arrange an interview, or for high resolution images, please contact:

Leslie Potter & Maia Stark, Exhibitions & Education Coordinators
Saskatchewan Craft Council
813 Broadway Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7N 1B5
Phone: (306) 653-3616 ext. 2

The Saskatchewan Craft Council gratefully acknowledges the support of
"Singing to the Aspen" by Leah Marie Dorion
"Hauling Winter Wood" by Leah Marie Dorion
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