France Trépanier is a visual artist and curator of Kanien’kéha:ka and French ancestry. Her artistic and curatorial work has been presented in many venues in Canada, the US and Europe. France is currently co-director of the Primary Colours/Couleurs primaires initiative,– www.primary-colours.ca
France was the co-recipient of the 2012 Inaugural Audain Aboriginal Curatorial Fellowship by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. She co-authored with Chris Creighton-Kelly "Understanding Aboriginal Art in Canada Today: a Knowledge and Literature Review" for the Canada Council for the Arts. France is co-chair of the Indigenous Program Council at the Banff Centre. She worked at the Canada Council for the Arts before becoming a Senior Arts Policy Advisor for the Department of Canadian Heritage. She held a diplomatic post as First Secretary, Cultural Affairs at the Canadian Embassy in Paris. She directed the Centre for New Media at the Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris. France was the co-founder and Director of the artist-run center Axe Néo-7 in Gatineau, Quebec.