Laird Goulet

Cultural Background: Metis

Laird Goulet is a celebrated Metis artist raised in The Pas, Manitoba. The winner of many prestigious awards, he spent his childhood working on the trap line and developing his connection with the land. As an artist, Goulet uses a unique and vibrant painting style to reflect the tradition of his grandmothers and grandfathers. Choosing a path in life of healing and appreciation of all connections to people and the land, Goulet endeavors, through his art, to share with the viewer, both his life experiences and a glimpse of First Nations traditions.