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Aylan-Couchie-Artist-TorontoAylan Couchie is an Anishinaabe artist from Nipissing First Nation in Northern Ontario. She is a NSCAD University alumna and is currently an MFA Candidate at OCAD University where she is pursuing her graduate studies with a focus on Indigenous monument and public art. She’s been the recipient of several awards including “2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture” through the International Sculpture Center and the Inaugural Barbara Laronde Award from the Native Women in the Arts organization. Most recently, Aylan won the 2016 Premier’s Award in the Recent Graduate category. In 2017 she will see her first large scale public art commission raised 70 feet to permanently overlook the City of Barrie, Ontario.

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Subvert (2016), 6.5’X4′, Cut Paper

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