Held in the Hand: Beading and Family History as art practice in the work of Jobena Petonoquot and Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé

Mar 5 - Apr 17

Text by Lori Beavis
February 15, 2021

This digital exhibition1, Held in the Hand: Beading and Family History,  brings together work by two emerging artists, Jobena Petonoquot and Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé. Jobena Petonoquot is an Algonquin artist from Kitigan Zibi, Quebec.  Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé is an Upper Tanana member of the White River First Nation, Yukon and Alaska. Vander Meer -Chassé has been beading since childhood, while Petonoquot taught herself beading in her mid-20s.  

The Artspace 50/50 Auction

Apr 26,

The Artspace 50/50 Online Auction
April 26 - May 6, 2021

Artspace’s party of the year will look a little different this year but we are very excited to celebrate with you virtually! This is your chance to take home one-of-a-kind artwork while supporting local artists and your local artist-run centre. Artists interested in taking part in this year's auction have until April 10, 2021 to drop off work to Artspace.


Artspace is Peterborough’s artist run centre and has been serving the community for over 45 years. We are a non-profit, charitable organization committed to nurturing the development and presentation of new work from artists of all disciplines. We ask that you please consider making a donation to Artspace. We are grateful for any amount – big or small – that you wish to contribute.