Christian Chapman

Christian Chapman

  • Film
  • Maker
  • Visual Art

Christian Chapman (b, 1975) is a of Anishinabe heritage from Fort William First Nation, Ontario. Christian uses storytelling as a main theme in his practice to create his images. The act of storytelling has been an important part of his life: it has informed him of his culture by shaping his identity, personal experiences, and worldview. Recent exhibits include “Ziibaaska’iganagoodayan-Jingledresses,” Station Gallery, Whitby, ON (2019) and “Anishinaabeg: Art and Power,” Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto ON (2017). He has received numerous awards, such as the Hnatyshyn Foundation Reveal Art National Award Prize (2017), the Ontario Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts as Emerging Artist of the Year (2016), and the K.M. Hunter Artist Award of the Ontario Arts Foundation (2016). His work can be found in the art collections of the Library and Archives Canada, the Government of Ontario Art Collection, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, and the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, as well as several private collections.


Artists in Residence – Fall 2020

Brian Soloman
  • Choreography
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Visual Art
Christa Couture
  • Broadcaster
  • Cyborg
  • Singer-Songwriter
  • Writer
Christian Chapman
  • Film
  • Maker
  • Visual Art
Christine Friday
  • Choreography
  • Dance
  • Film
Greyson Gritt
  • Music Composer
  • Singer-Songwriter
Jessica Lea Fleming
  • Film
  • Playwright
  • Theatre
Michaela Washburn
  • Actor
  • Clown
  • Spoken Word
  • Writer
Nick Sherman
  • Musician
  • Singer-Songwriter
Syreeta Hector
  • Choreography
  • Dance
Taqralik Partridge
  • Poet
  • Spoken Word