Artists and Designers

Saginaw Chippewa /

Jillian Waterman



Jillian Waterman, an Anishinaabe artist and fashion designer, creates unique pieces blending traditional Anishinaabe bark art with contemporary design. Her work has been showcased at prestigious events including New York Fashion Week and Santa Fe Indian Art Market.

Latest Collection

In Living Universe 2024

A Collection by:

Jillian Waterman

In Living Universe 2024, Jillian Waterman boldly intertwines traditional knowledge with modern craftsmanship, utilizing natural fibres such as corn husks and birch bark from her community. Her collection is a testament to innovation within traditional materials, representing a profound connection to her culture while pioneering new horizons in fashion design.