Shelby Lisk is a photographer, writer and artist from Kenhteke (Tyendinaga Mohawk
Territory, in Ontario). She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a minor in Gender Studies from the University of Ottawa (2015). She has worked as an artist and commercial photographer for 5 years, while living and travelling across North America. She now lives near her home community and is completing a diploma in Photojournalism at Loyalist College.
Shelby’s writing and photography have been printed in Red Rising Magazine, Hart House Review and “Voices of Native American Women”, published by Annick Press. Shelby has exhibited work in Ottawa, Toronto and Chicago. She is the recipient of the Emerging Indigenous Reporter Scholarship from JHR (Journalism for Human Rights, 2017), the Helen Nininger Scholarship in Fine Arts (University of Ottawa, 2015) and the Daïmôn Prize for Photography (University of Ottawa, 2014)