Clayton Windatt has lived in the Northern Ontario region for almost his entire life after being born in St. Catherines, Ontario. He is a Métis arts administrator currently working on independent curatorial projects after working within the White Water Gallery for 7 years. Clayton holds a BA in Fine Art from Nipissing University and received his Graphic Design certification from Canadore College. He works actively with several arts organizations locally, provincially and nationally on committees and boards of directors including working with the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective for the past four years. He also maintains contracted positions with several Colleges and Universities and works as a columnist for the North Bay Nipissing News producing a weekly arts column for his local district. He aids in local arts activities and administration through Aanmitaagzi and their various community arts events as well as with Zakide (it catches fire), the Future in Safe Hands Collective (FISH), and the Wawasayg film festival. He contributes actively as a writer, designer, curator, performer and theatre technician and is an active visual and media artist.