Convocation 2020: Honouring Indigenous graduates – UM Today

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202046 Views

June 29, 2020 —

Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020.

UM campuses are uniquely strengthened by Indigenous student perspectives. The Indigenous campus community includes many student leaders who continue to define new directions and move our nations, province and country forward with their ideas and passions. The following Indigenous students will graduate during UM Virtual Convocation on June 29.

Annie Beach – Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)

Since childhood, School of Art student Annie Beach has expressed her creativity, experimenting with different mediums with the support of family and teachers. Now, she marks murals as her medium of choice.

“I love being able to create these larger-than-life images. It feels more immersive as the artist to paint them, and more immersive for the viewer to experience the piece,” says Beach, who has participated in over a dozen community mural projects since 2017.

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