Nahanni is a Metis artist and photographer based in Banff, Canada. Born and raised in the Rockies, her creative practice has focused on National Parks in Canada and the human impact on surrounding natural environments. Growing up in Banff National Park,

Nahanni understands the relationship between tourism and wildlife. Her work expresses the need to learn to coexist in order to prevent further harm to the animals.


Nahanni is a photography graduate from Emily Carr University of Art & Design in Vancouver BC. She completed her Photography Practicum at the Banff Centre and is currently working full time as an artist creating artwork for galleries and publications internationally, including the 2022 European Cultural Centre alongside the Venice Biennial. She is also the other half to Seven Shirt Company, a small independent screen printing and design shop.

When she's not dabbling in the arts space, Nahanni is also a professional event and headshot photographer. Her previous gigs include Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival, Alvvays and Shred Kelly.

While you can find Nahanni creating in the studio, you can also find her exploring in the backcountry or enjoying a nice cold brew by the river. You can check out Nahanni's extensive CV here or contact here.

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