Photographs by Liz Ikiriko

Bushra Junaid is a Toronto-based artist and arts administrator. Born in Montreal and raised in St. John’s Newfoundland, she has a Bachelor of Environmental Design, and Masters of Architecture, from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. Junaid explores history, memory and cultural identity through mixed media collage, drawing and painting. She recently co-curated (with Pamela Edmonds) New-Found-Lands: An Art Project Exploring Historical and Contemporary Connections between Newfoundland and the Caribbean Disapora at Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s. Junaid illustrated Nana’s Cold Days (Groundwood Books) and has exhibited at Painted City Gallery, Galerie Céline Allard, Spence Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto Reference Library, the NFB, Sandra Brewster’s Open House, and elsewhere.