Charlene Vickers is an Anishinaabe artist living and working in Vancouver. Born in Kenora, Ontario and raised in Toronto, her painting, sculpture, and performance works explore memory, healing, and embodied connections to ancestral lands.
Her work has been exhibited across Canada and the United States, and can be found in the permanent collection at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. In 2015, Vickers participated in group exhibitions The Fifth World at the Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon (curated by Wanda Nanibush), and Custom Made at Kamloops Art Gallery (curated by Tania Willard). Vickers graduated from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, completed the Simon Fraser University in Critical Studies of the Arts program, where she also received a Masters of Fine Arts. Vickers serves on the Board of Directors of grunt gallery in Vancouver. Vickers was the recipient of the VIVA Award in 2018.
Jingles and Sounds For Speaking to Our Grandmothers – Seattle Art Fair 2018