Krystle Silverfox

Krystle Silverfox is a member of Selkirk First Nation (Wolf Clan), and interdisciplinary visual artist. Silverfox currently lives and works in Whitehorse, Yukon. Silverfox holds both a BFA in Visual Art (2015); a BA in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice from UBC (2013); also an MFA in Interdisciplinary studies from Simon Fraser University (2019). Her artistic practice explores different materials, methodologies, and symbols to create conceptual works. Silverfox is inspired by Indigenous feminism, trans-nationalism, de-colonialism, activism, and lived experience.

Silverfox’s work has appeared in group exhibitions and collections across Canada. She is currently a recipient of the 2022 Sobey Art Award in Canada and has participated in several residencies and artist initiatives, including the Arctic Summit, Shakaat Artist Residency Program hosted by the Kwalin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse, YT; the AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Exchange; and the Banff Centre’s Emerging Visual Artist Intensive.

Krystle Silverfox, Untitled, 2022, Acrylic on canvas, 22” x 28”

Krystle Silverfox, Untitled, 2021, Acrylic on canvas, 24” x 30”

Krystle Silverfox, Untitled, 2022, Acrylic on canvas, 30” x 20”

Krystle Silverfox,ETS'EDEGÉL' (SPEAR GAME), 2020, Cedar, acrylic paint, copper leaf

Krystle Silverfox, TTH'Í' YÁW NAN (THREAD BEADS LAND) (SERIES OF 3), 2018, digital collage, 28″ x 22″

Krystle Silverfox, ROYAL TEASE, 2020, Digital C-Type Print, 51″ x 34″

Krystle Silverfox, Installation view, 2022 Sobey Art Award Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 28 October 2022 to 12 March 2023. Collection of the artist © Krystle Silverfox Photo: NGC

Krystle Silverfox, Installation view, 2022 Sobey Art Award Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 28 October 2022 to 12 March 2023. Collection of the artist © Krystle Silverfox Photo: NGC

Krystle Silverfox, Installation view, 2022 Sobey Art Award Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 28 October 2022 to 12 March 2023. Collection of the artist © Krystle Silverfox Photo: NGC