Kent Monkman is a Canadian artist of Cree ancestry who works with a variety of mediums, including painting, film/video, performance, and installation. He has had solo exhibitions at Canadian museums including the Montreal Museum of Fine Art, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto. He has participated in various international group exhibitions including: “We come in peace...” Histories of the Americas, at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and The American West, at Compton Verney, in Warwickshire, England. His award-winning short film and video works have been screened at various national and international festivals, including the 2007 and 2008 Berlinale, and the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. He participated in the 17th Biennale of Art in Syndey, Australia in the Spring of 2010.