Maria Hupfield is an Anishinaabe member of Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario and artist based in Crown Heights Brooklyn, New York. Her solo traveling exhibit The One Who Keeps on Giving opened for the 30th Anniversary of The Power Plant Toronto 2017. She co-organized #callresponse, grunt gallery, a multi-platform project centering performance art and the work of Indigenous women in discussions on Reconciliation, and to bring the show to NY. Hupfield was selected as a Curator for Many Possible Futures Nuit Blanche, City of Toronto 2017. Her work was included in the SiteLines Site Santa Fe Biennial and Bric Biennial: Vol II Bed Stuy / Crown Heights Edition, she is a recipient of The Joan Mitchell Foundation Painter and Sculptors Award and Artist in The Market Place Bronx Museum 2014. Hupfield is founder of 7th Generation Image Makers, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto; co-owner of Native Art Department International; and was Assistant Professor in Visual Art and Material Practice appointed to the Faculty of Culture and Community, Emily Carr University of Arts and Design (2007-11).