Nicole Paul

Artist CV






BFA.  Focus on Painting, Printmaking and Drawing University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, Canada





San Gemini Preservation Studies – Painting Restoration Program
International Institute of Restoration and Preservation Studies - San Gemini, Italy


Awards and Aknowledgements



November 2015

Canadian Youth Representative of the International Resillience Network

September 2015

Invited to attend and speak at the Resilient Places Resilient Peoples Elders Voices Summit.

November 2014

Governor Generals History Award.

June 2014

Canadian Aboriginal Writing and Arts Challenge, First Place winner for my painting Keeper of the Voice.

March 2014

  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Bentwood Box Ceremony, Edmonton, AB. 
  • Invited to attend, my artwork, Unwanted Children of the Indian Residential School, blessed and offered to the National TRC Archive in the group portfolio, The Child Taken partnership project.



June 2015 - Present

  • Antipods: Magical Creatures With Backwards Feet,  Group exhibition between senior students from the   University of Saskatchewan and University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
  • USQ Arts Gallery, Toowoomba, Southern Queensland, Australia. (September 15 - October 29)
  • Art Gallery of Swift Current, Swift Current, SK. (July 8 - August 22)
  • Snelgrove Art Gallery/AKA Artist-Run Gallery, Saskatoon, SK. (June 24 - July 3)

March 2015 - April 2015

Keeper of the Voice, BFA Exhibition Snelgrove Art Gallery. Saskatoon, SK.  

March 2015

MIX Print Show + Sale
 Place Riel, student center, Saskatoon, SK.

February 2015-March 2015

Artist: ArtsSmarts Grant, collaborate with students of St. Annes Elementary school to create collaborative  mural  Mendel Art Gallery, community gallery, Saskatoon, Sk.  

February 2015

Research Assistant: School of Public Health, SWEEP, Global  Institute for Water Security and School of Environment and Sustainability, Illustrator of RS-animation style project  

December 2014

  • Silence! Group Art Exhibition  Snelgrove Art Gallery. Saskatoon, SK. February 2014
  • We The Artists, VASU Group Exhibition - Odeon Event Centre. Saskatoon, Sk.

June 2013

- November 2015

  • On display at the University of Saskatchewan Truth and Reconcilliation Forum (November 2015)
  • On display for the Resillient Peoples Resillient Voices Elders Summit at Tsa'wut First Nation Cultural Centre, B.C. (September 2015)
  • Lloyd Minster Cultural and Science Centre (March 10 - April 25, 2015)
  • Muskeg First Nation.  Artwork presentation, attendance and honouring ceremony. (March 7, 2014)
  • The Mendel Art Gallery, community gallery (January 2014) Saskatoon, SK.
  • On display for the Saskatoon Tribal Council AGM at Dakota Dunes, Whitecap First Nations. (October 2013) Whitecap First Nations, Sk
  •  Snelgrove Art Gallery (June 2013) Saskatoon, Sk.


December 2013

Silence! Group Art Exhibition Snelgrove Art Gallery. Sakatoon,Sk.  

March 2013

I Ink Therefore I Am, U of S Printmakers Group Exhibition SCYAP. Saskatoon, Sk.  

January 2013

We The Artists, VASU Group Exhibition TCU Place. Saskatoon, Sk.  

December 2012

Silence! Group Art Exhibition Snelgrove Art Gallery. Saskatoon, Sk.  

October-November 2012

The Body, Inside Out, Student Exhibition The Gallery, Francis Morrison Library.  Saskatoon, Sk.  

Art in Collections:


  • National Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (Bentwood Box archive, symbols of reconciliation); reproduction, 16” x 20” of my artwork, Unwanted Children of the Indian Residential Schools, 2014
  • Saskatoon Tribal Council, original of my artwork, Unwanted Children of the Indian Residential Schools, 2013.
  • Various Personal and Commercial Collections, within Canada and Internationally



My work is on display and can be purchased in these galleries:

  • On the Avenue Artisan’s Gallery, Prince Albert, SK.
  • Country Cottage Restaurant, Christopher Lake, SK.



  • Putnam, Chris. Article to be published about Keeper of the Voice and awards. Spring Issue of College’s Alumni and Campus magazine, 2015.
  • EFN Staff. “Contest encourages aboriginal youth to explore historical themes”, March 8, 2015.
  • Jacobson, Josef. ”Exhibit puts residential school memories on canvas.” Saskatchewan: Lloydminster Source, 10:51, March 5, 2015.
  • Harper Collins. “On This Day in History (Featured day)”. Historica Canada, Toronto. Summer 2015
  • Putnam, Chris. “Fine arts student wins Aboriginal Arts & Stories competition” College of Arts and Science: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. 2014.
  • Enbridge. “Promoting Perspectives: Enbridge supports emerging Aboriginal artists across Canada”. December 22, 2014.
  • Canada’s History. “2014 Aboriginal Arts and Stories Award”. November 2014
  • Harris, Nicole. “National Program Inspires Aboriginal Youth Achievement in Writing and Visual Arts”. CNW, October 2014
  • Shimo, Alexandra. “John Ralston Saul’s The Comeback, Review: A Hopeful Vision”. The National Post, Toronto. November 12, 2014.
  • Stone, Sarah. “Aboriginal P.A. womans art nationally recognized”. PA Now, Prince Albert. October 4, 2014.
  • Wiebe, Gord. “National Aboriginal Award Winner from Saskatchewan”., June 4, 2014.
  • Allen, Samantha Wright. “ Aboriginal history celebration offers ‘a chance to hear their voice’”. June 2, 2014.
  • Saskatoon Tribal Council website, Project description: Needham, Fraser. “U of S Students Display Artwork at Final TRC Gathering in Edmonton” La Ronge, SK: MBC Radio News, April 14, 2014.
  • Burnouf, Larissa. “The Child Taken Exhibition at the Mendel Art Gallery.” Saskatchewan: APTN National News, Friday, Februrary 7, 2014.
  • Gazzola, Bart. “Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Poignant Exhibit on the Resilience of Residential School Survivors.”. Saskatoon: Planet S. 12:12, 2014.
  • Kretzel, Lasia. “U of S students unveil residential school commemoration art.”. Saskatoon: CKOM 650 News Talk Radio, June 20, 2013.
My artwork, Keeper of The Voice is published in Canada’s History Magazine as well as The Walrus magazine’s digital edition