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EXHIBITS

2017
Peace, Love & Protest:  The Art of Standing Rock, Venice Supper Club, Los Angeles January 26-29, 2017
Neo-Native, Maloof Foundation, group exhibit, curated by Tony Abeyta, Alta Loma, CA.
The Next 150, FNUniversity Gallery touring to Regina Performing Arts Centre & Wanuskewin, Saskatoon, SK.

2016
#CALLRESPONSE, Grunt Gallery, group exhibit, Vancouver touring to Ottawa (2016/2017)
EUTOPIA, Textile Museum of Canada, group exhibit, Toronto, ON (February 24 – May 29, 2016)
Works on Exhibit: Pearson International Airport Terminal 3 (June 1 – Nov 16, held over to 2018), Toronto, ON

2015
Material Girls,
Dunlop Art Gallery, group exhibit, Regina, SK (travelling to Scarborough, ON)

2014
Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes
, National Museum of The American Institute, group exhibit, Washington, DC, touring  to Ontario Art Gallery, Toronto, ON
INDIGINESSE, Aurora Cultural Centre, group exhibit, curated by Nathalie Bertin, Aurora, ON
Onaman Collective begins

2013
Christi Belcourt Permanent Collection Room, Gabriel Dumont Institute Museum of Excellence, (15 pieces permanently installed in one room of the museum), Saskatoon, SK
Sakahan, National Gallery of Canada, group exhibit, Ottawa, ON

2012
Giniigaaniimenaaning
, Permanent Installation, Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, ON
Faraway Nearby, Art Gallery of Algoma, group exhibit, curator Rosalie Favel, Sault Ste Marie, ON
Walking With Our Sisters begins

2011
Ancestral Teachings: Contemporary Perspectives Thunderbird Art Centre
, group exhibit, Toronto, ON
Contrary Projects in Venice: an Aboriginal Art Intervention at the Venice Biennale, group exhibit, Venice, Italy
Resilience / Resistance:  Metis Art, 1880-2011, group exhibit, Batoche National Historical Site, Batoche, SK, curator Sherry Farrell Racette
Good Medicine, Craft Council of Saskatchewan and the Gabriel Dumont Institute, group exhibit, Saskatoon

2010
Mantuc, Little Spirits: The Language of Glass Beads
, North America Native Museum, group exhibit, Zurich, Switzerland
Mapping Routes: Perspectives of Land and Water in Ontario, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, solo exhibit, Thunder Bay, ON

2009
Identity, Land & Spirit,Red Shift Gallery, solo exhibit, Saskatoon, SK
Creation, Land, Treaty: From Sacred to Profane, Ojibway Cultural Foundation, group exhibit, Mchigeeng, ON
Willisville Mountain Project, group exhibit, Whitefish Falls touring to, Temiskaming, and Sheguindah, ON

2008
Vanishing Seams, Indian and Inuit Art Centre
, group exhibit, Hull/Gatineau, QC
Reflets, Reflections sur L’Eau, Maison de la Nature et l’Environnement, group exhibit, Aix en Provence, France
Off The Map,ArtSpace Gallery, solo exhibit, Peterborough, ON
Off The Map & Great Metis of My Time, Urban Shaman Gallery, solo exhibit, Winnipeg, MB
A Tribute to Norval Morrisseau and the Woodland Artists, Red Lake Heritage Centre, group exhibit, Red Lake, ON

2007
Great Metis of My Time
, Batoche National Historic Site, solo exhibit, Batoche, SK
West Side Stories: The Metis of Northwestern Saskatchewan, Diefenbaker Canada Centre, University of Saskatchewan, group exhibit combined with historic artifacts, Saskatoon, SK

2005
Native American Fine Arts Show,Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, juried group exhibit, Machantucket, USA
New Works By Christi Belcourt, Metis Nation of Ontario Annual General Assembly, solo exhibit, Sudbury, ON

2004
Manitoulin Artists,4elements Gallery, group exhibit, Little Current, ON
LaCloche Art Show, juried group exhibit, Whitefish Falls, ON (1st prize Acrylics)
Lessons from the Earth, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, solo exhibit, Thunder Bay, ON

2003
Lessons from the Earth
, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, solo exhibit, Thunder Bay, ON
Métis in the 21stCentury, Forest Farm Hall, group exhibit, Saskatoon, SK

2001     
Making the Spirit Visible, New York State University, group exhibit, Brockport, USA

2000
Urban Myths: Aboriginal Artists in the City, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa, ON

COLLECTIONS
The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Parliament of Canada (permanent installation – Centre Block), Ottawa, Ontario
Indian and Inuit Art Collection, Gatineau, Quebec
The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
Gabriel Dumont Institute, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, Ontario
Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Guelph University, Guelph, Ontario
York University, Toronto, Ontario
Centre for Traditional Knowledge & Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, Ottawa, Ontario
Seventh Generation Midwives, Toronto, Ontario
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie 

ADDITIONAL ON-GOING ROLES
Lead Co-ordinator for Walking With Our Sisters Collective
Co-Organizer, Onaman Collective

COMMUNITY BASED & COLLABORATIVE SOCIAL JUSTICE WORK WITH ONAMAN COLLECTIVE
Youth Art Mural Project: John F. Ross Secondary School, Guelph, ON (May 2016)
Anishinaabemowin Wiigwaam: Ojibway Immersion Language House (Mar & Oct 2015, Mar 2016)
Words from the Land: Youth & Elders art retreat (Mar 2016)
Youth Run for the Language (Oct 2015)
The Painted Hand: Gathering to Feast Our Historic Alliances (Sept 2015)
Reconciliation, Resurgence & Storytelling with Maria Campbell (Aug 2015)
Canoe Building with Youth: Chippewas of the Thames (July/Aug 2015)
Harvesting ochre & making paint (June 2015)
Research with Elders on traditional knowledge and the language in Ontario & Saskatchewan (June & Aug 2015)
Moosehide Tanning (April 2015)
The Sacred Fisher Story: The Youth Mural Project (April 2015)
Anishinaabemowin Wiigwaam: Ojibway Immersion Language House (Mar 2015)
Onaman Kendaagozid: Gathering about Sacred Paint (Feb 2015)
Research into traditional Indigenous tattoos and face/body ochre paint (on-going)
Collaborative creation of art pieces by Isaac Murdoch and Christi Belcourt (on-going)

AWARDS AND GRANTS
Governor General’s Innovation Awards, Recipient (2016)
Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, Winner (2016)
People’s Choice, Voted #1, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario (2015)
Aboriginal Arts Award 2014 Laureate, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario (2014)
Influential Women of Northern Ontario, Aboriginal Leadership Award, Sudbury, Ontario (2014)
Chalmers Family Fund, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario (2010)
Aboriginal Arts Projects Grant Recipient, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario (2009)
Aboriginal Traditional Arts Program, Canada Council For The Arts, Ottawa, Ontario (2009)
Northern Arts Grant Recipient, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario (2007)
Aboriginal People’s Collaborative Exchange Program, Canada Council For The Arts, Ottawa, Ontario (2007)
Judges Choice Award, Works on Paper Exhibit, Espanola, Ontario (2006)
Mid-Career Artist Grant Recipient, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario (2004)
Aboriginal Arts Projects Grant Recipient, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario (2004)
Awarded 1st place – Mixed Media, LaCloche Art Show, Whitefish Falls, Ontario (2004)
Artist-in-residence, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Klienburg, Ontario (2004)
Awarded 1st place – Acrylics, LaCloche Art Show, Whitefish Falls, Ontario (2002)
Emerging Artist Grant Recipient, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario (2000)
Emerging Artist Grant Recipient, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa, Ontario (1999)
Metis Cultural Grant Recipient, Metis Nation of Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario (1998)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY
Before and After the Horizon
, (catalogue) Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian, Washington DC, New York traveling to the AGO, Toronto, ON, (2013/14)
Sakahan, (catalogue) National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, (2013)
Giniigaaniimenaaning, short film doc of the making of, producer AANDC, (2012)
Christi Belcourt: Life in Balance, short documentary by Director Kathy Browning (2012)
So Much Depends Upon Who Holds The Shovel, short documentary by Wayne Peltier (2010)
Christi Belcourt, Beadwork (author), Ningwakwe Learning Press, Saugeen, ON (2010)
Christi Belcourt, Medicines To Help Us (author/artist),Gabriel Dumont Institute, Saskatoon, SK (2009)
Winnipeg Free Press, (critical review), Lorne Roberts, Art Critic, front page of the Arts & Life section January 31, 2008. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/historic/32701569.html

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RELATED ARTS ACTIVITIES
Co-Organizer, Onaman Collective (2014 – present)
Project Creator/ Lead Coordinator, Walking With Our Sisters Touring Exhibit (2012 on-going to 2020)
Keynote Address, Indigenous Artists’ Symposium: Activism & Education Through the Arts by Sâkêwêwak and the First Nations University of Canada Plains Red Gallery, Regina, SK (Feb 2016)
Keynote Address, Education Through Reconciliation Through Education by First Nations, Métis, & Inuit Education Association of Ontario, Brampton, ON (May 2016)
Collaboration with The House of Valentino, Milan, Italy (2015)
Designer, 2015 Pan Am Parapan Am Game Medals
Guest Lecturer, Shingwauk Ginoomagegamig, Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, ON (2014)
Guest Lecturer, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts & Institute of American Indian Arts, Sante Fe, NM (2013)
Lead Organizer, Community Art Collaborative Piece, Seventh Generation Midwives, Toronto, ON (2012)
Jury Member, Ontario Arts Council, Aboriginal Arts Awards, Toronto, Ontario (2012)
Jury Member, Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts/Established Artist Program, Toronto, Ontario (2011)
Guest Lecturer, Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Arts Department, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (2010)
Guest Exhibit/Presenter, New Sun Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario (2010)
Jury Member, Ontario Arts Council, Northern Arts Program, Toronto, Ontario (2009)
Project Creator, Artistic Co-Director & Jury Member, Willisville Mountain Project, Willisville, Ontario (2008)
Jury Member, Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts Program, Toronto, Ontario (2008)
Jury Member, Canada Council for the Arts, Aboriginal Peoples Collaborative Exchange Program, Ottawa, Ontario (2008)
Jury Member, Ontario Arts Council, Chalmers Awards, Toronto, Ontario (2006)