Delia Touché

Pronouns: she/her
Tribal Affiliation: Spirit Lake Nation

Delia Touché was born in Devils Lake, ND and is part of the Spirit Lake Nation. She is a Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota and Assiniboine artist based in the Midwest. She has been exhibited across the United States at venues such as M Contemporary Art (Ferndale, MI), Plains Art Museum (Fargo, ND), The Art Galleries at Austin Community College (Austin, TX), Cranbrook Art Museum (Bloomfield Hills, MI) among others. Delia has her work in permanent art collections at the University of North Dakota, St. Olaf College’s Special Collections Department, and Walker Art Center. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing from Minnesota State University Moorhead and a Master of Fine Arts in Print Media from Cranbrook Academy of Art where she received the Gilbert Fellowship. Delia’s work acknowledges the estranged and complex relationship she has with her Indigenous culture. She is working her way back home through various modes of making. Delia’s practice is influenced by family photo archives, Dakota cultural framework, Native nuances, gallows humor, Indigenous diaspora and pop culture