Alex Jacobs-Blum (Cayuga/ German) is a visual artist and curator in Hamilton, ON. Alex’s deep passion for community, relationship building, uplifting youth and challenging settler colonialism is integral to her practice and methodology. She strives to empower change by pushing boundaries to disrupt institutional spaces. 

Alex received a Bachelor of Photography at Sheridan College in 2015, where she was awarded the Canon Award of Excellence for Narrative Photography for her thesis. Since then, Alex’s artistic work has been exhibited at the University of Ottawa, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, the Woodland Cultural Centre, and Critical Distance Centre for Curators. 

Alex is a Bawaadan Collective member and currently McMaster Museum of Art’s BIPOC Curatorial Mentee.

Portrait by Marc LeSage

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