KC Adams (she/her/hers) is an award-winning Cree/Ojibway/British Winnipeg-based artist who works in a wide variety of mediums. A BFA graduate from Concordia University, she has participated in several solo and group exhibitions, such as the PHOTOQUAI: Biennale des images du monde exhibition in Paris, France. KC’s work is in many permanent collections both nationally and internationally, including pieces at the National Art Gallery in Ottawa and the Canadian Consulate of Australia. KC was the set designer for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star: Truth and Reconciliation, and has also designed public art sculptures for the Winnipeg Forks South Point Project and the United Way of Winnipeg.
Recently, KC has been teaching about Indigenous pottery and learning from Elders at the annual nibi (water) gathering at Whiteshell Provincial Park. She is also a recent recipient of the Winnipeg Arts Council’s Making A Mark award and the Aboriginal Circle of Educator’s Trailblazing award.