Jessica Winters

Jessica is a 24-year old inuk from Makkovik, Nunatsiavut. She is an artist with exhibition features at The Rooms and La Guildein Montreal, working in acrylic painting and seal skin mosaics, and she is currently working her second curatorial position for the Bonavista Biennale (first show wasSaunituinnaulongitutluni: Beyond Bone at the Rooms). Jessica comes from a large family of artists and craftspeople, including her mom Blanche, grandma Nellie, and aunt Dinah Andersen. As a trained biologist, her work both in science and in art focus on Inuit sovereignty, challenging colonial perspectives and reclaiming Inuit identity.