People / Connie Watts

Connie Watts is the Associate Director of Aboriginal Programs at Emily Carr University and part of the HDL/AGP collaborative project, Decolonizing the Healthcare System through Cultural Connections.

Connie Watts is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, curator, educator and designer of Nuu-chah-nulth, Gitxsan and Kwakwaka’wakw ancestry. Born and raised in Campbell River, Connie has a Bachelor of Interior Design from the University of Manitoba, and a BFA from Emily Carr. Her award-winning work is often rooted in forms and knowledge drawn from First Nations cultures, while her sculptural objects incorporate modern fabrication and design techniques. She has shown nationally and internationally, and her work is included in numerous corporate and civic collections.

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