Nathalie Bertin

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Biography

Nathalie Bertin is a multi-disciplinary artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada with documented roots in Michilimackinac & Nipissing. She is of Métis, French and Algonquin ancestry.

Bertin’s art style is often described as luminescent, energetic, bold and colourful. A self-confessed “colour junkie,” she is inspired by the way light filters through stained glass windows, the layering of colours in printing processes, Woodland artists and the northern European masters. Nathalie’s beadwork style combines traditional designs from her various ancestries, creating a style unique to her identity. She also mixes other mediums into her beadwork such as silk embroidery, quills and fish scales in innovative ways. As a whole, her beadwork has a contemporary feel with a distinct nod to those who came before her.

Bertin’s current body of work focuses on positive images of indigenous people as a means of confronting their romanticized depictions as seen throughout art history. She focuses especially on the women role models who have had an impact on her own personal life. She relates stories, instances and impressions that come from her direct life experiences through her cultural lens. Her aim is to present a different view of indigenous and mixed-blood people—one that is positive, powerful, knowledgeable, diverse, gentle and kind.

Several of Bertin’s projects are also inspired by traditional storytelling. In 2018, Bertin was awarded an Ontario Arts Council project grant for the creation of a series of beaded "Moccushions©" that interpret traditional stories for future generations. The project led to her self-publishing her bilingual book “Loup Garou, Mocassins and Metis Folklore / Loup Garou, moccasins et folklore metis” in 2020 in which she also credits Metis historian Karole Dumont and Metis artist Louise Vien for their support.

Previously, some of Bertin’s story illustrations about the northern lights were reproduced by the Royal Canadian Mint on collector coins in 2013, 2014 and 2015. She was also selected to design a special coin series on the Seven Grandfather Teachings which she obtained overwhelming support for from her Anishinaabe kin, friends and elders.

In 2012, Nathalie Bertin created and curated “This is My Song: Perspectives from Contemporary Native Women” at The Art Space, Huntsville, Ontario. Participating Artists included Kayeri Akweks, Lee Claremont, Raven Davis, Lee Deranger, Lita Fontaine, LauraLee K Harris, Inuk360, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Janice Toulouse. The exhibition was to introduce contemporary indigenous artists and set up as a forum for discussion to bridge the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous people.

Continuing in this vein, in 2014, Bertin curated “Indigenesse” at The Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, Ontario. From the Artists Statement: "Indiginesse is a culmination by valiant, contemporary Native women artists working to offer healing, education, and to inform all communities. May this exhibition bring greater compassion, understanding, health, and peace as we all seek to offer responsible caring towards all of our many communities." Participating Artists included Kayeri Akweks, Christi Belcourt, Lee Claremont, Raven Davis, Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuck, Lee Deranger, Lita Fontaine, LauraLee K Harris, Maria Hupfield, Nadya Kwandibens, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Shelley Niro, Janice Toulouse.

These curatorial experiences continue to push Nathalie to develop community based projects. In 2020, Bertin co-created “Breathe. A collection of traditionally crafted masks demonstrating resiliency through 21st century pandemic” with friend and artisan Lisa Shepherd. The project started as a Facebook group for the purpose of helping artists work through emotions brought on pandemic. It has been featured in three CBC articles, a CBC Arts documentary and exhibitions booked for 2021 in Canada and the US. A school program has also been developed in collaboration with First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education Lead Colinda Clyne. The project also allowed provided income to many artists from collectors, including for Bertin. Some of her masks can be found in private collections, in the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum and the government of Canada.

In her commitment to community, Nathalie Bertin also spends time working in education as a visiting artist and knowledge keeper. In 2019, she collaborated with Beausoleil First Nation and Springwater Provincial Park to create an art installation that would serve as a catalyst for teachings of indigenous ways of knowing. Bertin also visits many schools in several Anglophone and Francophone boards across the province to deliver a variety of workshops on Metis arts. Since 2017, she has also become a community partner and co-presenter in “First Nations and Métis Math Voices Project” (Dr. Ruth Beatty, Lakehead University), “Indigenous Education and Mathematics Conference” (Dr. Ruth Beatty, Lakehead University) and “Culturally Responsive Math, First Nations & Metis Math Voices” (Nelson PL Series Winter 2020). Bertin also created “Project: Odemin” as a means of fundraising for educational community project that need assistance getting off the ground.

In addition to many book illustration and commercial art projects, Nathalie Bertin’s art can also be found in collections of the Government of Manitoba, Government of Alberta, corporate organizations and private collectors across Canada, the U.S., Europe and Africa.


Selected Exhibitions

2022 "Loup garou & Moccasins" (Solo exhibition), Latcham Art Centre, Stouffville, ON
2022 "Loup garou & Moccasins" (Solo exhibition), Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2022 "Clothing the Pandemic: A Virtual Exhibition of COVID-19 Face Masks from Around the World", ICOM (International Committee for Museums & Collections of Fashion, Costumes & Textiles)
2022 "Breathe 2nd Wave"
, Galt Museum, Lethbridge, AB
2021 "Breathe: Creating resilience through traditional art", Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, NWT
2021 "Pushing Boundaries - Finding Our Place: Beading and Weaving our Culture Together", Guest Curator: Adele ᒪᐢᑿᓱᐏᐢᑵᐤ Arseneau Participating Arists: Adele ᒪᐢᑿᓱᐏᐢᑵᐤ Arseneau, Nathalie Bertin, Naomi Bourque, Salisha Old Bull, Melody Markle, Michelle SoundCityScape Community ArtSpace, North Vancouver, BC
2021 "Unmasking the Pandemic: From Personal Protection to Personal Expression", Royal Ontario Musem, Toronto, ON
2021 "Past, Present, Pause - Five Artists Explore Ideas of Difference", Be Contemporary Gallery, Innisfil, ON
2021 "Breathe. : A collection of traditionally crafted masks demonstrating resiliency through 21st century pandemic", Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, AB
2021 "Women in the Landscape", Be Contemporary Gallery, Innisfil, ON
2021 "Breathe. : 2nd Wave", Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2021 "Loup Garou & Moccasins", Quest Art Gallery, Midland, ON Postponed due to Covid
2020 "Breathe. : A collection of traditionally crafted masks demonstrating resiliency through 21st century pandemic", Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
2020 "Abstract Realities", Be Contemporary Gallery, Innisfil, ON
2020 "A Leap of Faith", Be Contemporary Gallery, Innisfil, ON
2019 "Days of Winters Past", Old Town Hall, Newmarket, ON
2019 "Off the Hook: Silent Auction", MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
2019 "Zoongeheshkwaad", Wellington County Museum & Archives, Fergus, ON
2019 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Collingwood Council Chambers, Collingwood, ON
2019 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Simcoe Street Theatre, Collingwood, ON
2018 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Martin Luther University, Kanata Centre, Waterloo, ON
2018 "Rekindling Voices", Huronia Museum, Midland, ON
2018 "Imago Mundi – Great and North: Contemporary North American Indigenous Art", Curator: Jennifer Karch Verzè, Onsite Gallery, Toronto, ON (www.ocadu.ca/onsite)
2018 "Now is the Time" Conference, Call to Action #83: Eight Indigenous and Eight Non-Indigenous Artists' Quest For Truth and Reconciliation, Mary Street Centre, Parry Sound, ON
2018 "Zoongeheshkwaad", Wellington County Museum & Archives, Fergus, ON
2018 "Rise. Love. Heal. Celebrate!" (Solo exhibition), Bearclaw Gallery, Edmonton, AB
2017 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, ON
2017 "Newmarket Group of Artists Exhibition", Old Town Hall, Newmarket, ON
2017 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Georgian College Barrie Campus, Barrie, ON
2017 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
2017 "YRDSB Student Art Exhibition", (Mentor's wall), Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON
2017 Venice Biennale VIVA ART VIVA (Imago Mundi Luciano Benetton Collection dedication to Canada's 150th Anniversary) Curator: Jennifer Karch Verzè, Instituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, Palazzo Loredan, Venice, Italy (www.imagomundiart.com)
2017 Newmarket National 10 Minute Play Festival Exhibition, Newmarket Group of Artists, Old Town Hall, Newmarket, ON
2017 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON
2016 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Georgian College Orillia Campus, Barrie, ON
2016 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Art Square Gallery, Toronto, ON
2016 "Newmarket Group of Artists Exhibition", Old Town Hall, Newmarket, ON
2016 "Summer Vacation: MacLaren Faculty Exhibition", MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
2016 "Call to Action #83: A Reconciliation Project", Summer in the City Gallery, Toronto, ON
2016 "The Resilience of Indigenous Women", Maxine Noel (Ioyan Mani) & Nathalie Bertin, Bearclaw Gallery, Edmonton, AB
2015 "Winter in Canada" (juried group); Curators: Laurie Carmount, Curator, Agnes Jamieson Gallery & Sandra Dupret, Dean, Arts and Heritage, Fleming College Principal, Haliburton Campus; Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden, Ontario
2015 "Contemporary North American Indigenous Art" (Venice Biennale 2015 collateral events) Curator: Jennifer Karch Verzè, Fondazione Giorgio Cini Venice, Italy (www.imagomundiart.com)
2014 Nathalie Bertin & Lee Claremont: 2-Artist ExhibitionWahsa Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
2014 "Indigenesse" (curator & artist)Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON
2014 "Warrior Women" (juried group)curated by Suzanne Smoke, Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery, Sutton, ON
2013 "Undefined" (juried group*)curated by Chantal Lavigne, Georgina Art Centre & Gallery, Sutton, ON. *Received Honourable Mention for "Empowerment"
2013
"Walking With Our Sisters" (travelling, group installation)various venues across Canada & US. Booked into 2019.
2013 "DIVAs in Spirit" (group)Gravenhurst Opera House, Gravenhurst, ON.
2013 "Nigi Mikàn I found it: Indigenous women's identity" (juried group)Curators: Elberlyn Gerritsen Hill, Emily Pottle, Kristine McCorkell and Tara Miller; Mentor Curator: Simon Brascoupé; Fall Down Gallery, Ottawa, ON (Hosted by The National Gallery of Canada for the Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art exhibition from May 17 to September 2, 2013
2013 "Friends & Allies" (juried group)The Art Space, Huntsville, ON
2013 "Artists Exposed" (juried group)Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery, Sutton, ON
2013 Solo exhibition of current works, Huntsville Library, Huntsville, ON
2013 Solo exhibition of current works, Pheasant Run GC, Sharon, ON
2012 "HAS Exhibition at Canada Summit Centre" (juried group/Juror: Janet Stahl-Fraser)Canada Summit Centre, Huntsville, ON
2012 Artwork showcase (solo), AFAC Rainbow Gallery, Toronto, ON
2012 "Fibre Collage" (juried group)World of Threads Festival, a Common Thread International exhibition, curated by Gareth Bate, The Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, ON
2012 Artwork exhibition (by special selection & invitation), Richmond Hill Centre for the Performince Arts, Richmond Hill, ON
2012 "This is My Song" (curator/artist; group show), The Art Space, Huntsville, ON
2012 "Heritage Helmet Art" (specially selected, group show), Lieutenant Governor Simcoe's Levee and Queen's York Rangers, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON and John Graves Simcoe Armoury
2012 Artwork showcase (solo), AFAC Rainbow Gallery, Toronto, ON
2011 Artwork showcase (solo), AFAC Rainbow Gallery, Toronto, ON
2011 "On Being Métis" (solo exhibition) Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON
2011 "On Being Métis" (solo exhibition) The Art Space Gallery, Huntsville, ON
2011 "HAS Heart" (group) The Art Space Gallery, Huntsville, ON
2010 "En promenade" (solo exhibition) Southlake Art Gallery, Newmarket, ON
2010 Solo exhibition of current works, King Township Museum, King City, ON, hosted by King Historical Society
2010 "Eight Back From the Lake", (group) The Art Space, Huntsville Art Society, Huntsville, ON
2010 G20/G8: Experience Canada (solo showcase) G20 Media Centre, Toronto, ON
2009 Fall Art Exhibition (group), Muskoka Place Gallery, Port Carling, ON
2009 Clarington House Thanksgiving Day Art Exhibition (group), Clarington House, Muskoka, ON
2009 Thanksgiving Art Exhibition (group), Red Leaves Marriott, Muskoka, ON
2009 "Vis-A-Vis" Scotiabank Nuit Blanche & Juried Gallery Show (group), Artists Toronto, Arta Gallery, Toronto, ON
2009 "Harvest Muskoka©" Juried Group Exhibition, Muskoka Place Gallery, Port Carling, ON
2009 "Spring Forth" Juried Group Exhibition, Raw/vision Gallery, Brandon, MB


Published Projects

2020 "Loup Garou, Moccasins & Metis Folklore | Loup garou, mocassins et folklore metis", ISBN: 978-0-2288-2475-6 (Hardcover), 978-0-2288-2476-3 (Paperback)


Curatorial Projects

2020-2023Breathe.: A collection of traditionally crafted masks demonstrating resiliency through 21st century pandemic.”, (co-creator with Lisa Shepherd), group travelling exhibition.

2021Wisdom of Kinship”, (co-curator & mentor, with Diane Montreuil), The Artist Network, Toronto, Ontario
Artists: Barb Nahwegahbow, D. Ahsén:nase Douglas, Deb Malcolm, Destiny Rae Wheatley, Dianne Brown-Green, Donald Chrétien, Ella Nathanael Alkiewicz, Isaac Narcsio Weber, Lisa MacIntosh, Pam Cailloux, Wesley Havill

2014Indigenesse”, (curator), The Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, Ontario
Artist statement: "Indiginesse is a culmination by valiant, contemporary Native women artists working to offer healing, education, and to inform all communities. May this exhibition bring greater compassion, understanding, health, and peace as we all seek to offer responsible caring towards all of our many communities." Participating Artists: Kayeri Akweks, Christi Belcourt, Lee Claremont, Raven Davis, Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuck, Lee Deranger, Lita Fontaine, LauraLee K Harris, Maria Hupfield, Nadya Kwandibens, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Shelley Niro, Janice Toulouse

2012 This is My Song: Perspectives from Contemporary Native Women”, (curator/artist)
The Art Space, Huntsville, Ontario. Participating Artists: Kayeri Akweks, Lee Claremont, Raven Davis, Lee Deranger, Lita Fontaine, LauraLee K Harris, Inuk360, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Janice Toulouse


Features, Panels, Presentations & Webinars

2022 Curator Conversations with Dr. Fahmida Suleman, Royal Ontario Museum: Masks as Art - Adapting Artistic Practices through a Pandemic
2021 Episode feature S02-E03: "Les Métis: Notre culture, nos histoires. Episode: L'art et les animaux", Réalisateur: Émilie Martel, TFO.org
2021 Artist talk: "Breathe.: A collection of traditionally crafted masks demonstrating resiliency through 21st century pandemic." with co-creator Lisa Shepherd, hosted by Elaine Alexie, Curator, Indigenous Studies, Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, AB
2021 Panel Discussion: "Sewing Resilience: A conversation on Breathe." with co-creator Lisa Shepherd, & participating artists Naomi Smith, Don Kwan, Christine King, Teresa Burrows; hosted by Dr. Shauna McCabe, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2021 Panel discussion: "Creativity Through Crisis" Hart House Student Debates and Dialogue Committee / Hart House Student Music Committee, University of Toronto
2021 Artist talk:
"Breathe.: A collection of traditionally crafted masks demonstrating resiliency through 21st century pandemic." with co-creator Lisa Shepherd and curator Anne Ewen, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB
2020 Panel discussion: "Truth through Textile Art: Conversation about living Indigenous cultures" with J’net Ayayqwayaksheelth & Tracy Toulouse, ECYAI2020, the Indigenous Encounters 2020: Art, Culture and Design of the Americas
2020 Artist Talk: Upper Grand Bead Society (virtual presentation)
2020 Artist Talk: Toronto Bead Society (virtual presentation)
2020 Co-presenter, Knowledge Keeper: Culturally Responsive Math, Session 6, First Nations & Metis Math Voices, Nelson PL Series Winter 2020
2019 Presenter, Knowledge Keeper: Indigenous Math & Education Conference, Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, May 3-6, 2019
2011 Artist Talk: The Art Space, Huntsville, ON


Selected Special Arts Projects

2019 Outdoor installation: "Medicine Wheel" public art installation, Springwater Provincial Park in collaboration with Beausoleil First Nation, August 2019
2018 Cover art: "Tommy Longboat and the Long Run", iRun Magazine, Issue 5, August 2018
2014 “Seven Sacred Teachings” Set of 7 Collector Coins, Royal Canadian Mint
2013, 2014 & 2015 Holographic Collector Coin Design: “Northern Lights” Project, Royal Canadian Mint
2013 DIVAs in Spirit Campaign Image, Muskoka Women’s Advocacy Group, Muskoka, ON
2012 Heritage Helmet Art Project, Queen’s York Rangers


Selected Special Education Projects

2020 Book cover: “Healing Conversations: A learning journey from the heart”, ETFO
2020 Book cover: “Indigenous land based learning: A learning perspective”, ETFO
2017First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Resource: Engaging Learners Through Play”, ETFO
2017 Participating Artist: Canadian Post Card Project (See 2016 listing for description)
2017First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Resource: Engaging Learners Through Play”, ETFO, ISBN: 978-1-927983-21-8
2017 Illustrator: Book title: Under One Sun 7, Magazine 1, Centre Spread, ISBN: 0176778802, Nelson Education Publishing
2016 Illustrator: Book title: "Jaycee's Journal", Under One Sun, Book 2, ISBN: 017678151X, Nelson Education Publishing
2016 Illustrator: Book title: "Language Is Our Identity", Under One Sun, Card 1, ISBN: 0176779000, Nelson Education Publishing
2016 Illustrator: Book title: "We Are All Treaty People", Under One Sun, Book 5, ISBN: 0176779604 , Nelson Education Publishing
2016 Illustrator: Book title: "British Columbia Science K Activity Cards (Unit Daily and Seasonal Changes)", ISBN: 0176776745, Nelson Education Publishing
2016 Participating Artist: Canadian Post Card Project
2016FNMI Land Acknowledgement poster”, ETFO Elemetary Teacher's Federation of Ontario
2016Role Models poster”, ETFO Elemetary Teacher's Federation of Ontario
2016FNMI Growth Chart”, ETFO Elemetary Teacher's Federation of Ontario
2012 Illustrator: Book title: "How Beaver Got His Flat Tail: A Tail from the Ojibway", Nelson Literacy, Nelson Education Publishing


Awards, Nominations & Juries

2021 Grant recipient: Exhibition Assistance Grant, Recommender: MacLaren Arts Centre, Conseil des arts de l’Ontario (Ontario Arts Council)
2021 Juror: New Creation Grant & Documentation Grant, Arts New Brunswick (New Brunswick Arts Board)
2019 Juror: Artistes en milieu communautaire et scolaire - projets francophones, Conseil des arts de l’Ontario (Ontario Arts Council)
2018 Grant recipient: Arts visuels et métiers d'art – projets francophones, Conseil des arts de l’Ontario (Ontario Arts Council)
2018 Juror: Artistes en milieu communautaire et scolaire - projets francophones, Conseil des arts de l’Ontario (Ontario Arts Council)
2017 Nomination: Artist-Educator Award, Ontario Arts Foundation (administered by Ontario Arts Council)
2016 Juror: Artistes visuels et des métiers d’art, Conseil des arts de l’Ontario (Ontario Arts Council)
2015 Nomination: Best of 2015, Innovation Category: "Story of the Northern Lights: The Raven" (2015), Royal Canadian Mint. Final result: 2nd place.
2014 Nomination: Carfac Art Advocate Award for “Indiginesse”curatorial project.
2013 Award of Merit: "Empowerment" (2013), Juried Group Exhibition "Undefined", curator: Chantale Lavigne, Georgina Arts Centre, Sutton, ON


Press, Articles, Reviews

2022: Radio: "Créer des masques, pour retrouver son souffle créatif", Culture et confiture, Radio-Canada, 15 janvier 2022
2022 Radio: NWT Mask Exhibit Cover story. In the face of a seemingly never-ending pandemic, one art exhibit's take on the omnipresent mask uncovers new ways of thinking about the virus that unites us all. (Story #3) As It Happens: The Monday Edition, CBC Radio · Posted: Jan 03, 2022 5:31 PM ET | Last Updated: January 3
2022 Article: "Des contes metisses au programme de l'AFRY" by Philippe Thivierge, Le Metropolitain, 19 january, 2022
2021
Article: "L'AFRY conclut son projet Respire" by Elodie Dorsel, Le Metropolitain, 11 june, 2021
2021 Article: "Hand-crafted masks exhibit launches at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre", by Ethan Butterfield, NNSL Media, December 7, 2021
2021 Video: "YRDSB News & Events: Indigenous Art Masks", York Region District School Board YouTube Channel, YRDSBMedia, Posted October 27, 2021
2021 Article: ‘Past, Present, Pause’ art exhibition explores and celebrates 'notions of difference', by Miriam King, Innisfil Today, Posted September 28, 2021
2021 Article: "Indigenous art show explores role of kinship in culture while works convey pain, hope, beauty", Muriel Draaisma · CBC News · Posted: Aug 12, 2021 7:50 AM ET
2021 Television segment (see at 20 minute mark): "La pandémie racontée à travers des masques au Musée royal de l’Alberta ", par Andréane Williams, ICI Alberta, Radio-Canada, 14 July, 2021
2021
Article: "La pandémie racontée à travers des masques au Musée royal de l’Alberta ", par Andréane Williams, ICI Alberta, Radio-Canada, 14 July, 2021
2021 Radio: "On Art: 'breathe' at Royal Alberta Museum | Listen | CKUA Radio Network ", by Scott Zielsdorf, CKUA, 14 July, 2021
2021 Radio: "Breathe exhibit at Royal Alberta Museum", Edmonton AM with Mark Connolly, Tara McCarthy, produced by Pippa Reed, 14 July, 2021
2021 Article & Photo: "Women in the Landscape: An alternative view of a Canadian tradition (9 photos)", by Miriam King, Innisfil Today, July 9, 2021
2021 Radio:"Culturel : Une histoire brève de la ceinture fléchée", avec Sylvie-Anne Jeanson, Dans la mosaïque, Radio-Canada, 17 mai 2021
2021 Video: "Artist Talk: Breathe" Nathalie Bertin & Lisa Shepherd with Anne Ewen, Curator, Whyte Museum
2021 Video: “Applying Bead Art to Masks” by Shelby Lisk, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TVO, aired January 8, 2021
2021 Article: “Mohawk beaders find healing in their art”, by Shelby Lisk, TVO.org, January 8, 2021
2020
Article: “In 10 Years, How Will We Remember COVID? These Canadians Are Documenting the Pandemic” by Carolyn B Heller, MonteCristo Magazine, Posted: December 29, 2020
2020
Article: “Breathe. Collective: Traditional Artists on Pandemic Masks” By Connie Kulhavy, culturallymodified.org, Dec 20, 2020 Issue 9
2020 Video: “Indigenous artists turning face masks into beaded masterpieces”, by Stella Acquisto, CityNews (Toronto) & CityNews.ca, Dec. 21, 2020, 7PM
2020
Article: "From Newmarket Artist's Workshop to the Smithsonian: The Breathe Project" By: Alan S. Hale Newmarket Today, Dec 6, 2020 1:45 PM
2020
Video news segment: "L'art de prendre une respiration", par Rachel Dugas, Le Telejournal, Radio-Canada, 19 novembre, 2020
2020
Article: “Mask makers heal through their art”, by Evan Buhler, Rocky Mountain Outlook, Oct 22, 2020 12:49 PM
2020
Article: "Pandemic exhibit Breathe opens in Alberta museum", by Tamara Pimentel, APTN, Oct 10, 2020
2020
Article: "Sculpture shows create spatial and community connections, at be contemporary art gallery (11 photos)", by Miriam King, Innisfil Today, Sep 23, 2020 12:00 PM
2020
Article: "Indigenous Artists Are Reclaiming Masks as a Source of Storytelling and Strength", by Carolyn B. Heller, Atlas Obscura, September 15, 2020
2020
Article: "Material Culture During Times of Change", by Craig Jones, Whispering Wind Magazine, Issue #324, Vol 48 #2
2020
Article: "Breathe: Beading masks helps process feelings about the coronavirus pandemic.", by Paul Gessell, Galleries West Magazine,
September 11, 2020 8:30 AM
2020
Photos of "Pandemic Vogue" & "Debwewen pane": "CARFAC National Annual Report and Current Activities", CARFAC News · September 4, 2020
2020 Article: "Manitoba Indigenous artists' beaded masks selected for national exhibit in Banff", Peggy Lam · CBC News · Posted: Sep 08, 2020 5:00 AM CT
2020 Article: "Northern artists' masks selected to be part of national exhibit", Mackenzie Scott · CBC News · Posted: Aug 10, 2020 6:00 AM CT | Last Updated: August 10
2020 Radio: "L'auteur et artiste Nathalie Bertin vit sa culture metisse", Sylvie-Anne Jeanson· Radio-Canada · L'heure de pointe Toronto/Windsor Avec Alison Vicrobeck, lundi 13 juillet 2020
2020 Video & article: "These beaded masks are bringing together a whole new community to find healing", Susannah Heath-Eves · CBC Arts · Posted: Jun 11, 2020 11:45 AM ET
2020 Video & article: "Museums in Alberta looking for beaded masks and other COVID-19 pandemic themed articles", Tamara Pimentel, APTN National News, May 27, 2020
2020 Article: "Group inspires Indigenous artists to channel creative energy into face masks", Rhiannon Johnson · CBC News · Posted: Apr 26, 2020 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: April 26
2019 Images published: "Hard Water Hotties" & "The Hunter & the Lost Children", Red Rising Magazine, Issue 9: Metis, Winter 2019, pages 23 & 45
2019 Image published: "Preparing for Ceremony", Take Action for Reconciliation: Path to Wellness, Scholastic Canada Ltd: Markham, Ontario, 2019, page 14
2019 Photo of Seven Sacred Teachings Coin: Love: The colour of money: How the Royal Canadian Mint is using cutting-edge laser technology to give coins a surprising new look, Globe & Mail, Ivan Semeniuk, Science Reporter, Published June 30, 2019
2018 Blog review: "Royal Canadian Mint: The Seven Sacred Teachings collection"
2018 Photo & quoted:"Indigenous Artists: It's OK To Buy, Wear Indigenous Art. Just Make Sure It's Authentic", by Haley Lewis, HuffPost Canada, 28 Sept. 2018
2018 Photo: "Now is the Time, in Parry Sound Aug. 17 Truth and Reconciliation conference", Aug 14, 2018 by Pam Moorhouse Parry Sound North Star
2017 Quoted: "#NotYourPrincess : voices of Native American womem", 2017, Mary Beth Letherdale, Lisa Charleyboy, editors. Annick Press (US) Ltd.
2017 Video interview: "Présence Métis: Ep 02 de Mon conseil scolaire", Leading Pictures, Published Oct 17, 2017
2017 Video interview: "Voices of the Land", CIS Resource Channel, Published on Jun 21, 2017
2017 Video interview: "Voices of the Land - Connecting with Culture", CIS Resource Channel, Published on Jun 21, 2017
2017 Cover article: "A new “Call to Action” for a New Year", by Brock Weir, The Auroran, January 4, 2017
2016 Article: "Célébrons la culture et l’identité autochtone avec Nathalie Bertin, artiste Franco-Métisse !", by Marie Martel, Éditrice francophone, Lavalab, June 2016
2015 Images published: North American Coins & Prices 2016: A Guide to U.S., Canadian and Mexican Coins, by David C. Harper, "F+W Media, Inc.", Sep 1, 2015, pgs. 399, 401, 402, 403
2015 Image published: Painting "It Gets Hot On the Rocks By Noon" published in Pearson Canada's "THINK History: Canadian History Since 1914 (1Ce)". French and English editions, in print and online.
2015 Article: "Nathalie Bertin: Franco-Metis Visual Artist" by James LaForest, Voyageur Heritage, October 2, 2015
2015 Press Release: Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Northern Lights Collector Coin in Canada's North, Royal Canadian Mint, August 24, 2015
2015 Press: Royal Canadian Mint's new $20 coin has northern lights, raven Unveiling in Whitehorse coincides with meeting of Mint's executive and board in Yukon CBC News Posted: Aug 24, 2015 4:11 PM CT
2015 Press: Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Northern Lights Collector Coin in Canada's North, CNW, August 2015
2015 Press: Mint’s third achromatic hologram coin released, Whitehorse Daily Star, August 26, 2015 (Also received front page photo.)
2015 Student presentation: https://prezi.com/eaegqr7fsyx6/nathalie-bertin/
2014 Press: "Fiddle music, family stories in the air leading to National Aboriginal Day" by Brock Weird, The Auroran, June 11, 2014. View PDF version
2014 Press: "Colourful exhibition highlights contemporary Aboriginal issues at Cultural Centre" by Brock Weir, The Auroran, May 28, 2014. View PDF version
2014 Press: "Aurora Cultural Centre exhibit features art by First Nations, Métis women" by Brea Bartholet, Cambridge Times, May 26, 2014. View PDF version
2014 Press: "Native women share perspectives in landmark exhibition", by Brock Weir, The Auroran, May 7, 2014. View PDF version
2014 Press: "Indiginesse: an interview with Nathalie Bertin", by Tim Reynolds, Two Row Times, May 7, 2014. View PDF version
2014 Press: "Culture minted on coins", by Alison Browlee, The Huntsville Forester, Metroland News, April 10, 2014. View PDF version.
2014 Mention: "Prince Rupert artist's mask goes from carving to coin", by Kevin Campbell - The Northern View, April 9, 2014
2014 Press release: "Culture, legend and nature inspire new Royal Canadian Mint collector coins", Royal Canadian Mint, April 3, 2014
2013 Press/Cover story: "Heritage Captured in Coin", author Teresa Latchford, The Era Newspaper, Metroland News, July 13, 2013
2013 Press: "Royal Canadian Mint coin designed by Metis artist", NationTalk, July 13, 2013
2013 Press: "Royal Canadian Mint coin designed by Metis artist", author Alysha Akoodie, Metis Nation of Ontario, July 13, 2013
2013 Press release: "Nature, History and Numismatic Art Strike a Note on the Royal Canadian Mint's Newest Collector Coins", author Alex Reeves, Sr, Manager - Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, July 3, 2013
2013 Press review: "Metis artist examines heritage in library show", author Alison Brownlee, Metroland News, June 13, 2013
2013 Photo of beadwork with caption: http://joannearnott.blogspot.ca/2013/02/beatrice-mosionier-christi-belcourt.html
2013
Photo of beadwork with caption: http://metisramblings.blogspot.ca/2012/10/walking-with-our-sisters-commemorative.html#!/2012/10/walking-with-our-sisters-commemorative.html
2012 Article: "Nathalie Bertin" by Kayeri Akweks, July 30, 2012 (http://kayeriakweks.wordpress.com/2012/07/30/nathalie-bertin/)
2012 Press review: "Aboriginal women sing song of culture with art", author Alison Brownlee, Huntsville Forester, June 6, 2012
2012 News article: "Heritage Helmet Art Project Honours Queen’s York Rangers", author Patrick Connor (May 9, 2012) www.newz4u.net
2012 University paper: "Nathalie Bertin Interview", author: Jillian Zinn (March 27, 2012), Indigenous Arts of the Americas, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON
2012 Radio: "Hands & Tails" show (guest), CFRU 93.3FM; topic: bear imagery in art
2011 Press: "On Being Métis: Nathalie Bertin shows at Art Space", by Pamela Steel, Huntsville Forester and Cottage Country Now.ca, June 1, 2011
2010 Article: "Artist represents Muskoka and Métis community at G20", Métis Voyageur, Fall Métis Nation of Ontario, Page 28
2010 Print feature: "Eight Back From the Lake", Weekender-Gravenhurst Edition, Vol. 16, No. 16, Page 37
2010 Print feature: "Eight Back From the Lake", Weekender-Gravenhurst Edition, Vol. 16, No. 11, Page 8
2010 Print feature: "Vis-A-Vis", Oblique Quarterly, Volume 1, Issue 1, Spring 2010 (Print & Online)

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