2022 Calendar, Tracey Metallic, Native art
Cultural Origin: Mi'gmaq
Biography of the artist: Tracey Metallic
A Mi'gmaq artist born and raised on the banks of the Restigouche River, Tracey Metallic's talent is expressed as a founding member of Pugwalesg, a hand drum group of Mi'gmaq women. Tracey's career in painting was launched as a therapeutic outlet, where she painted cartoon characters for her grandchildren. Tracey's works reflect much of her own life journey, and she believes that everyone is on their own path, looking for ways to improve their lives and to look back on their experiences.