John Robert Hupfield, Ojibway from Wasauksing First Nation, was born and raised off reserve in Parry Sound, Ontario. He currently resides in Toronto where he works at 7th Generation Image Makers and is a member of United Aboriginal Productions (UAP). In the fall, John will continue his 3rd year of studies in both the Environmental and International Development programs at Trent University. He is preparing to go on a year abroad program this fall to Ghana, Africa. With no previous arts training; John comes into every new artistic situation with an open mind and a willingness to try new things and push the boundaries.