Krystle Coughlin2020 Virtual Shakaat Artist-in-Residence
Krystle Coughlin Silverfox is a member of Selkirk First Nation (Wolf Clan), and interdisciplinary visual artist. Coughlin Silverfox currently lives and works on the unceded territory of the Qayqat First Nation (New Westminster, BC). Coughlin Silverfox holds both a BFA in Visual Art (2015); a BA in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice from UBC (2013); also an MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Simon Fraser University (2019). Her artistic practice explores different materials, methodologies, and symbols to create conceptual works. Coughlin Silverfox is inspired by Indigenous feminism, trans-nationalism, de-colonialism, activism, and lived experiences.