Wayne Neegan

Wayne Neegan, an Aboriginal artist, grew up in the northern Cree community of Constance Lake First Nation. He attended Laurentian University in obtaining his B.F.A and draws on his skills and knowledge in photography, video, and acting to explore social issues from a First Nations perspective. Since obtaining his BFA from Laurentian University, he has produced the award-winning documentary Will to Live, a 30-minute film about the life of a formerly homeless Cree man living in Sudbury, as part of his work with the Poverty, Homelessness and Migration project. He has also a member of the MAMO Indigenous Artist Residency Program that aims to promote indigenous history, culture, and art as well as foster opportunities for exchange and collaborations on indigenous issues.