Meghann O’Brien © Stasia Garraway

Meghann O’Brien: Weaving the Art World Together

Meghann O’Brien, also known as Jaad Kuujus (“Dear Woman” in Haida language), is an artist of Kwakwaka’wakw, Haida, and Irish descent. Her work, which is anchored in wool and cedar bark weaving, materializes the web that connects her to her community, ancestors, and the land. Meghann is a former professional snowboarder and did not begin this practice with the intent of becoming an artist. But, carried by the process, she has since brought those traditional art forms to an exceptional level of expertise and intricacy.
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