Print Speak: Cleopatria Peterson

Speaker: Cleopatria Peterson
Topic: Bestie Mart
Date: Friday, April 14, 2023
Time: 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm ET via Zoom
Structure: 30min talk, 15min Q&A

Click here to read about Cleopatria Peterson’s exhibition: Bestie Mart, March 3 – April 15, 2023.

In this Print Speak session: Bestie Mart, Cleopatria Peterson discusses their process for creating work as part of their current installation Bestie Mart, including using printmaking to create objects and staying silly with their work. Cleopatria’s exhibition showed on the Open Studio Feature Wall from March 3-April 15, 2023. They are the inaugural recipient of Open Studio’s Black, Indigenous, People(s) of Colour Artist Residency program (2021-22).

Cleopatria Peterson is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist and printmaker who illustrates, writes, and loves self-publishing. Their work focuses on themes of nature, humour, identity, and above all things, love. They graduated from Toronto Metropolitan University’s Fashion Communication program (BDes) and are the 2020 medal winner for Cross-Disciplinary Arts: Publications at OCAD (BFA). They are a huge advocate for encouraging people from all backgrounds to make art.

Produced with the support of an Anonymous Donor through the Open Studio Black, Indigenous, People(s) of Colour (BIPOC) Artist Residency.

To find out more about their exhibition, click here.