JURY SELECTS NEYAASHIINIGMIING ARTIST, “CHARMAINE JENNER (TAUCHKWE)”, FOR A COMMUNITY-FUNDED PUBLIC ART PROJECT.
Charmaine Jenner (Tauchkwe), a self-taught Woodland Style artist from Neyaashiinigmiing has been selected to have one of her paintings installed as a piece of public art as a community-funded symbol of reconciliation efforts.
The group is currently fundraising for the artist commission and installation. You can learn more about the project at https://oxendenindigenousartproject.weebly.com/ or donate directly through their charitable partner at Elephant Thoughts (select Oxenden Indigenous Art Project as the Designation).
For interviews, please feel free to contact:
Coordinating Committee member: Kelsey Carriere 226-923-0735
Artist: Charmaine Jenner 519-377-9095
Jury Member: Sandy Ashton 519-534-9547
Jury Member: Chief Veronica Smith 519-378-5409
Jury Member: Heidi Tones 519-477-8870Press Release_Artist Selected for Reconciliation Project