2011 - 15   Bachelor of Photography, Sheridan College


2024   Creators Award, City of Hamilton Arts Awards

2024   Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples: Short-Term Projects, Canada Council for the Arts

2024   Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2024   Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2023   Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2023   Trail Care Grant, Trans Canada Trails

2023   Visual Artists Creation Projects, Ontario Arts Council

2023   National Magazine Awards: B2B, Silver in Best Art Direction: Single Article or Opening Spread

2022   Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2022   Indigenous Arts Projects, Ontario Arts Council

2022   Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2020   Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2019   Indigenous Artist Materials Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2018   Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2017   GAMMA Young Artist of the Year, Yonsei University

2015   Canon Award of Excellence for Storytelling

2015   Boreal Collective Scholarship


2024   AGH Magazine, Online, April 2024, Quest10ns with Alex Jacobs-Blum, written by SJ Rintjema

2022   Hamilton City Magazine, Print, September 2022, Back to their Roots, written by Stephanie Vegh

2022   PhotoEd Magazine, Print, August 2022, Home is Calling, written by Laurence Butet-Roch

2021   Hamilton Spectator, Print, June 2021, Alex Jacobs-Blum chosen as Hamilton Artists Inc.’s inaugural Indigenous curator in residence, written by Jeff Mahoney

2021   PhotoLife Magazine, Print, The Farewell Issue, March 2021, Finding Home: Learning about the Past and Caring for Future Generations, written by Laurence Butet-Roch

2020   Catchlight, Online, Behind the Lens Interview with Alex Jacobs-Blum

2016   Emboss Magazine, Online, Artist Spotlight Interview


Present   Vice Chair of De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre, Hamilton, ON 

2021 - 24   Supercrawl Visual & Public Art Advisory Committee, Hamilton, ON

2023   Peer Assessor, Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals and Arts Professionals of Colour, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, ON

2022   McMaster Museum of Art Advisory Committee, Hamilton, ON

2019 - 20   Indigenous Advisory Circle Member, Indigenous Healing and Wellness Program, Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph, ON

2020   Peer Assessor, Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, ON

2020   Adjudicator, City Enrichment Fund - Creation & Presentation – Emerging Artists, City of Hamilton’s Arts and Culture, Hamilton, ON

2018 - 20   Board of Directors, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON

2019   Steering Committee Member – The Reception Conference, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON


Willowbridge Community Services, Brantford, ON

Native Women's Association of Canada, Gatineau, QC


2022    Skawennati: She Falls for Ages, co-curated with Kristine Germann, Supercrawl, Hamilton, ON

2022    All Our Relations, Supercrawl, Hamilton, ON

2022    A gesture of..., Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Toronto, ON

2022    Born Celestial,  Hamilton Artist Inc., Hamilton, ON


2024    Living and Lost Connections, curated by Melissa Bennett, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON  

2022    Home is Calling, curated by Laurence Butet-Roch, Zoom Photo Festival, Chicoutimi, QC


2023    World-builders, shapeshifters, curated by Erin Szikora, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON

2023    A Change of Scene, curated by Lesley Loksi Chan, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON

2022    Urban Moorings Two, curated by Nora Hutchinson and Alexis Moline, Royal Botanical Gardens, site specific installation at Princess Point, Hamilton, ON

2022    Sense of Belonging: A Place Called Home, curated by Patricia Deadman, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON

2022    OUTCROPPING, curated by Jeremy Dennis, Southampton Art Center, Southampton, NY

2021    16th Annual Members Show, Factory Media CentreFarside, Hamilton, ON

2021    Photorama 2021, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON

2021    Activations of Solidarity: Co-resistance and Care, curated by Camille Larivée and Emily Critch, Indigenous Curatorial Collective, Online Publication

2021    Indigenous Art 2021, curated by Lisa Myers, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON

2021    Night Lights Denver | Indigenous Photograph, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO 

2019   Art[4]Change: Indigenous Women Speak, in collaboration with Monique Aura and Tia Cavanagh, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Supercrawl public video installation, Hamilton, ON 

2019   To see and see again, curated by Abedar Kamgari, Hamilton Artist Inc., Hamilton, ON

2019   Art as Activism: Truth, Survivance, and Resilience, curated by Dawn Owen, Guelph Museums, Guelph, ON

2019   An Archive, But Not An Atlas, curated by Liz Ikiriko, Critical Distance Centre for Curators, Toronto, ON

2019   INDIANIZED, curated by Naomi Smith, Guelph Museums, Guelph, ON

2019   Konnon:kwe, curated by the Council of Indigenous Women, Guelph Museums, Guelph, ON

2018   The Dis[re]placement Project, curated by Sonali Menez, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON

2018   Places Between, MUSE Projects, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, ON

2018   Indigenous Art 2018, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON

2017   2017 International Artists Exhibition, Muahk Rotary Exhibition Hall, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

2017   ONTARIO INK 150, curated by Kiera Boult, Centre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton, ON

2017   TELL: Stories of a Girlhood, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON

2017   42nd Annual First Nations Art, Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, ON

2017   ABODE, Gallery | Galerie 115, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

2017   Land, Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto, ON

2015   57 Degrees, curated by Clare Vander Meersch, Arta Gallery, Toronto, ON


Bawaadan Collective

Factory Media Centre

Hamilton Arts Council 

Indigenous Curatorial Collective

Indigenous Photograph 

Nokom's House Collective 

The 400 Years Project 

Women Photograph 


2024   Taking Back Control - The Importance of Indigenous Data Sovereignty, Panel discussion with Kim Anderson, moderated by Dawn Owen, Galeries Ontario / Ontario Galleries (GOG), Guelph Museums

2024   World-builders, shapeshifters, Panel discussion with exhibition artists, moderated by Erin Szikora, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Virtual

2023   Indigenous Cosmology and Storytelling: Methods and Praxis for Thinking, Conversation with Yuma Dean Hester, moderated by Tiara Roxanne, Data & Society, Virtual

2023   Land and Photography: Perspectives on Sovereignty and Diaspora, Panel discussion with Esmond Lee, moderated by Macy Siu, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Virtual

2022   PhotoED Magazine, Discussion with Laurence Butet-Roch, Virtual

2022   Treatied Spaces Research Group, University of Hull, UK, Cultures of Indigenous Diplomacy Conference,  'Finding my way back through visual storytelling' workshop, Virtual 

2022   Upper Grand District School Board, Artist talk, Orangeville, ON

2021   Women's Canadian Club of Hamilton, Artist talk, Virtual

2021   West End Phoenix & Kobo Original, Artist Talk, The Indigenous City Edit Podcast

2020   Hot Takes Series: #FreeBritney, Discussion with Kiera Boult, Art Gallery of Ontario, Virtual

2019   To see and see again, Panel discussion with Jinyoung Kim, moderated by Abedar Kamgari, Hamilton Artist Inc., Hamilton, ON

2018   My Land, My Shirt, Artist talkCentre[3] for Artistic + Social Practice, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre, Hamilton, ON

2018   Mini University, Storytelling workshop with Indigenous youth, Western University, London, ON

2018   My Land, My Shirt, Photo-based workshop with Indigenous youth, Centre[3] for Artistic and Social Practice, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre, SHAE (Strengthening Hamilton Aboriginal Education), Hamilton, ON


2020   West End Phoenix, Print, March 2020, The Music Issue, Ex Marks the Spot

2019   West End Phoenix, Print, December 2019, Indigenous Voices Issue


BESIDE Magazine

The Ethnic Aisle

F-Stop Magazine

The Globe and Mail

HSC Review


The Narwhal

PhotoED Magazine

Queen's University Magazine

Ryerson University Magazine

Snapped Away

University of Toronto Magazine

West End Phoenix


2022 - 23  BIPOC Curatorial Mentorship, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON

2021 - 22   Indigenous Curatorial Residency, Hamilton Artist Inc., Hamilton, ON

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