Artists and Designers

Photo by: Nadya Kwandibens / Artist: Celeste Pedri-Spade

Brit Ellis, aka Blu Hummingbird, is a multidisciplinary artist specializing in beadwork and tattooing, with a background in community work and counselling. Influenced by her love of pop culture and bold tattoo design, Brit aims to create various works that speak to the complexity of Indigenous identities and experiences on Turtle Island. Blu’s media coverage includes Flare, Luxe, The Walrus, FASHION, and Native American Art Magazines on TVO and CBC’s Cross Country Check Up and Unreserved Radio programs. Brit is a Haudenosaunee woman of mixed ancestry living in Tkaronto with her dog Morty.