About

Terrance Houle is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary media artist and a member of the Blood Tribe. Involved with Aboriginal communities all his life, he has travelled to reservations throughout North America participating in Powwow dancing along with his Native ceremonies. Houle utilizes at his discretion performance, photography, video/film, music and
painting. Likewise, Houle's practice includes tools of mass dissemination such as billboards and vinyl bus signage. A graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design, Terrance Houle received his B.F.A in 2003. In 2004 he received the award for Best Experimental Film at the Toronto ImagineNATIVE Film Festival and in 2006 he received the Enbridge Emerging Artist
Award. Houle's work has been exhibited across Canada, the United States, Australia, the UK and Europe. Most recently, Houle has been touring his multimedia project GHOST DAYS across Canada. His work is also featured in the Alberta Art Gallery 2018 exhibition LandMark and is part of the gallery’s permanent collection.

Houle maintains his practice and lives in Calgary, Alberta.Houle lives and maintains his art practice in Calgary.

Photo © William Wilson, Terrance Houle, Blood First Nation, artist, 2012. Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange series.