Based in Brooklyn, Maria Hupfield is an interdisciplinary artist and member of the Anishinaabek Nation from Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario. Her hand-sewn industrial felt creations are multidimensional; further activated in live performance and video they function as radical forms of collaboration, craft and Indigenous futurity. Her first major traveling solo exhibition The One Who Keeps on Giving, was mounted by The Power Plant Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto; in partnership with Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge; Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal; Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax; and Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris. She is the recent recipient of the prestigious 2018 mid-career prize Hnatyshyn Foundation. Her work has travelled with Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, was selected for Site Santa Fe and shown in New York at Brooklyn Information & Culture (BRIC), The Bronx Museum, The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, The Museum of Arts and Design, with performances at Gibney Dance, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and The Brooklyn Museum. She is co-owner of Native Art Department International with Jason Lujan and is the first Indigenous Artist in Resident, International Studio Curatorial Program ISCP in New York. Hupfield is represented by Galerie Hugues Charbonneau in Montreal.