Lucia Laford (Waawaaskone Qwe) is an Anishinaabe artist from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. She has learned and followed in her fathers footsteps and paints in a traditional Woodland style. Lucia also employs many other techniques in her art practice, including contemporary styles using a variety of mediums.

Lucia has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Toronto and Sault Ste. Marie. She has live painted for the ROM during the Anishinabeg art and power exhibition. Her work also includes mural painting and running mural, traditional mitten making and drawing workshops for children and adults. Lucia has painted 4 murals for the Fort York Indigenous Festival and created the painting used for promotional material for the annual Native Child and Family Services Pow Wow.

Most recently Lucia has painted a mural for The University of Toronto First Nation House, designed an Orange shirt day logo for Ryerson University and painted two murals for a collaboration between Vibe arts, RBC and the TTC.

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