Adrian Stimson is a member of the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation, Treaty 7 territory, Alberta, Canada.
Adrian has attended and received degrees, diplomas, and certificates from the University of Guelph, The Banff Centre for the Arts, a BFA with distinction from the Alberta University of the Arts and MFA from the University of Saskatchewan.
Adrian was awarded the Alumni of Influence award by the University of Saskatchewan in 2020, the Governor General Award for Visual and Media Arts in 2018. REVEAL Indigenous Arts Award –Hnatyshyn Foundation 2017. He was awarded the Blackfoot Visual Arts Award in 2009, the Alberta Centennial Medal in 2005 and the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal in 2003.