Jessie Jannuska is a Winnipeg-based interdisciplinary visual artist with mixed Dakota, Ojibway and European ancestry. She is from Canupawakpa Dakota First Nation. She has recently completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with honors from Brandon University. She primarily works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pencil, pen, mixed media, and beading. She has had solo exhibitions at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery, the Arts Mosaic Gallery, a billboard with the AGSM, and has participated in many group exhibitions. Her work can be found in the Provincial Art Collection of Manitoba. Jannuska teaches freelance art workshops in beading, dreamcatchers, painting and drawing across Manitoba. Her most prominent awards include the MAC Arts Leader Grant in 2021, and the MAC Indigenous 360 – Learn grant in 2019.
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