Audrey Dreaver is nēhiyiwak (Plains Cree), and her family is from the Mistawasis First Nations and Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation. She is an independent curator, adjunct instructor, artist, consultant and advisor. Her time is split between Fine Art and Museum practice, researching and teaching art techniques, Indigenous art histories, exhibit development, and care and repatriation of Indigenous material culture. She is Program Coordinator of Indigenous Communication and Fine Arts and Lecturer in Indigenous Fine Arts at the First Nations University of Canada and the University of Regina; Collections Management Consultant for the Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre, and Curator in Residence for Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists Collective. Audrey holds a BFA Studio, and a BA Museum Studies from the Institute of American Indian Arts, and an MFA from the University of Regina.
Lionel Peyachew is an associate professor of Indigenous Fine Arts at the First Nations University of Canada. In 2000, he graduated with an MFA from the University of Calgary and has since been teaching sculpture, Indian art history, traditional Indian art and painting. He also has a BFA in Sculpture from the University of Lethbridge and the Alberta College of Art and Design. Lionel has been a practicing artist for most of his career and has been awarded with five major public commissions since completing his thesis specializing in sculpture. Peyachew has won numerous awards including three with the Canada Council for the Arts and three awards with the Aboriginal Achievement for the Arts.