Meagan Musseau


Meagan Musseau is an interdisciplinary visual artist of Mi’kmaq and French ancestry from Elmastukwek within the Ktaqmkuk territory of Mi’kma’ki (Bay of Islands, Newfoundland and Labrador). She works with customary art practices and new media, such as beadwork, basketry, land-based action and installation to explore memory, language, and the relationship between land and body, object and narrative. Musseau graduated with a BFA in Visual Art from Grenfell Campus Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Her work has shown nationally and abroad, in venues such as FLUX Media Art Gallery, Victoria; Open Space Artist-Run Centre, Victoria; and Campbell River Art Gallery, Campbell River. Musseau was a member of the Indigenous Emerging Artist Program 2015-16 on unceded Coast Salish territory and has participated in artist residencies nationally and abroad.Musseau’s work has been supported by awards such as the Emerging Artist Award, VANL- CARFAC (2018); Atlantic Canadian Emerging Artist Residency at the Banff Centre, the Hnatyshyn Foundation (2018); Aboriginal Arts Development Award, First Peoples’ Cultural Council (2016); and Corner Brook Emerging Artist of the Year (2013).