Tania Larsson

Tania Larsson

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Yellowknife, NWT

Digital Arts & Jewelry

Born and raised in France, Tania Larsson is of Gwich’in and Swedish descent. At the age of fifteen, she moved to Canada with her family to reconnect with her culture and her land. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a focus in jewelry and digital arts at the Institute of American Indian Arts in May 2017. She apprenticed under renowned jeweler Keri Ataumbi for two years. Tania is a founding member of Dene Nahjo, a non-profit organization that focuses on cultural revitalization projects. She has consistently sought opportunities to deepen her understanding of history and culture and to apply this learning to her artistic work. Combining her traditional skills and contemporary art education, she strives to create pieces inspired by her culture and to bring pride to indigenous people and imbue all people with knowledge.