Cameron Forbes, BFA (NSCAD) MFA (Concordia); assistant professor
Through painting, drawing, and publicly engaged projects, Cameron Forbes' visual arts practice considers social space. Forbes’ current work, Active Site, observes and supports interventions in Western Newfoundland’s built environment through facilitating collective actions by visual artists, faculty, students, and community members. She has exhibited across the country, with recent shows at the McClure Gallery (Montreal), aceartinc. (Winnipeg), and the University of Saskatchewan’s Kenderdine Gallery (Saskatoon). From 2008-2011, Forbes was the executive director of Winnipeg’s Art City. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NSCAD University (Halifax) and a Master of Fine Arts from Concordia University (Montreal). Of settler descent, Cameron was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Treaty 4 Territory. She now lives in Corner Brook/Elmastukwek, Newfoundland and Labrador, with her partner and two daughters.