The Power Plant

Julia Rose Sutherland

Julia Rose Sutherland is an artist and educator of Mi’kmaq (Metepenagiag Nation) and settler descent. Through her artworks, Sutherland navigates trauma and social issues associated with her Indigenous roots. In doing so, the artist encourages more meaningful conversations about Indigenous healing practices, feminism, and identity politics, among other topics. Sutherland’s interdisciplinary art practice employs photography, sculpture, textiles, and performance. She earned her MFA at the University at Buffalo (2019) and her BFA in Craft and New Media at the Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary (2013).