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Dan Cardinal McCartney is an interdisciplinary artist and emer​ging curator who holds a degree from AUArts (2016) in Drawing. He is of Mikisew Cree, Dene (Chipewyan), and Métis family lines from Fort Chipewyan, and is a foster care survivor raised in Fort McMurray.

 

As a Two Spirit, transgender artist, Dan sifts through topics of intergenerational trauma, addiction, his personal connection between Indigenous diaspora/gender dysphoria, and family secrets/legacy. His focus is on mixed media collage, moving images, and performance.

 

Dan's work has been featured in Fix your hearts or die at the Alberta Gallery of Art; let’s talk about sex, bb at Agnes Etherington Arts Centre, and Off-Centre: Queer Contemporary Art in the Prairies at the Dunlop in Regina.

 

He is currently the Assistant Director at Stride Gallery in so called Calgary, AB.

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