Stormy Bradley2020 Shakaat Virtual Artist-in-Residence
Stormy Bradley is from Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation, a member of the crow clan and lives in Whitehorse, Yukon. Stormy is an artist that uses beads, hides and fur as her medium. She blends traditional knowledge to create modern designs. Through her work she focuses on elements of her environment and uses her work to create discussion around decolonization and intersectional feminisms. Stormy has hosted a variety of workshops geared towards youth while working with elders as she is still learning and growing as an artist. She has hosted workshops such as honouring the feminine for International Women’s Day, featuring beaded vulvas and did a series of workshops for Remembrance Day, featuring beaded poppies to honour our veterans. She travels to her community of Dawson City to work with youth as often as her schedule will allow. Stormy has a passion for helping youth connect to their culture through various traditional artistry. She is also a member of the youth working group for gender equality through the federal department of women and gender.