Jennifer Annaïs Pighin

DSC_0442Jennifer Annaïs Pighin is a visual artist, student, educator, and mother. She is a proud member of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation with Wet’suwet’un, French Canadian, and Italian ancestry. She sits with the Gitumden clan in the house of Midik. As a current Graduate student and teaching assistant at UNBC in First Nations Studies, she also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts from Emily Carr and a Bachelor of Education – Specialization in Art from the University of British Columbia. As an art teacher and cultural facilitator Jennifer received the Prince George Regional Art & Culture Award for Education in 2012 and was nominated for the Aboriginal Woman of Distinction Award in 2009. These accomplishments are testament to her continued commitment, volunteerism and various contributions to the community. Rooted within the community her artwork is often collaborative in nature using a wide range of media including painting, drawing, digital design, mosaic, traditional arts, public installations and much more. Her work was showcased in the Canada Pavilion at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Jennifer enjoys creating, collaborating, learning, sharing, working with people and spending time with family, friends and nature year round. View her work and learn more at