Sage Paul is an urbanDenesuliné tskwe based in Toronto and a member of English River First Nation. An award-winning artist & designer and a recognized leader of Indigenous fashion, craft and textile, her work centres on family, sovereignty and resistance for balance. Sage is also founding collective member and Artistic Director of Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto.
Sage’s art and design practice is conceptual, creating narrative-driven garments, crafts and costumes for artistic presentation, fashion, film, TV and theatre. Some of her work has shown at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Harbourfront Centre, The Centre for Craft, and a curated program at Western Canada Fashion Week by Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective. She has designed costumes for Kent Monkman, Darlene Naponse, Danis Goulet and more.
Sage has received many accolades and awards over the years, and currently sits on the Ryerson School of Fashion Advisory Board, and is developing an Indigenous Fashion elective course for George Brown College.