Odawa-Osage, 2009

Barry Ace – Anishinaabe (Odawa), is a practicing visual artist and currently lives in Ottawa, Canada. His mixed media paintings an assemblage textile works explore various aspects of cultural continuity and the confluence of the historical and contemporary. As a practicing visual artist, his work has been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions all over the world, including an upcoming solo exhibition Memory Landscape at the Museu Nogueira da Silva, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal. His work can be found in numerous public and private collections in Canada and abroad, including the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton (Ottawa); Woodland Cultural Centre (Brantford); Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto); Ottawa Art Gallery (Ottawa); The Canada Council Art Bank, (Ottawa); and the Nordamerika Native Museum (Zurich, Switzerland).