Brit Ellis aka Blu Hummimgbird is a multidisciplinary artist specializing is beadwork and cosmetic tattooing, with a background in community work and counselling. She creates intricate, one of a kind pieces that inspire conversation and connection.
Influenced by her love of pop culture and bold tattoo design, Brit aims to create a variety of works that speak to the complexity of Indigenous identities and experiences on Turtle Island.
Blu’s work has been featured in Flare, Luxe, The Walrus, FASHION and Native American Art Magazines, on TVO, as well as CBC's Cross Country Check Up and Unreserved Radio programs. Her work has also appeared in various gallery shows in Toronto, New Mexico and Paris (France).
Brit is a Haudenosaunee woman of mixed ancestry currently living in Tkaronto with her dog Morty.