Let's get to know...
Today’s mission is to get to know tradeswoman, artist, writer, teacher and queerishly two-spirited Métis, Lorrie Potvin. Lorrie is the author of Horses In The Sand.
Lorrie Potvin holds an Inter-Provincial Red Seal in Auto Body Repair and Refinishing from Algonquin College and a diploma in Technological Education from the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, with additional qualifications in Manufacturing and Special Education.
A citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario, Lorrie lives at a lake north of Kingston in the area served by the High Land Waters Métis Council. She's lived there for 30 years, building her home and creating art made of stone, wood, hide and steel.
To learn more about Lorrie watch her answer 10 quick questions.
To check out Lorrie's artwork and other books click here.
The Story Behind Horses in the Sand
Horses In The Sand is sequel to First Gear: A Motorcycle Memoir. It is a collection of stories that document a queer women's journey from sparce beginnings as a child to becoming a tradeswoman, teacher and artist.
Don't miss Lorrie discuss the trade industry for women, her identity and coming to terms with tough family dynamics.
Thank you for watching! Be sure to check out my other author interviews and don't forget to subscribe to all about canadian books.