NANOOQ INUIT ART

Canada’s newest Inuit art gallery

Curating the finest Inuit Art

Welcome to Nanooq Inuit Art – Canada’s newest Inuit art gallery. Whether you are a new Inuit art collector or you already have an established collection, we hope to inspire you to further your love of Canadian Inuit art.

The 56th Annual Cape Dorset Print Collection

The 56th Annual Cape Dorset Print Collection is an outstanding collection of 35 works by renowned Canadian Inuit artists and printers. Produced at the Kinngait Studios in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, the print release has been an annual international event since 1959. Inuit artists represented in the 2015 release are Saimaiyu Akesuk, Kudluajuk Ashoona, Shuvinai Ashoona, Ettusa Kingwatsiaq, Qavavau Manumie, Ohotaq Mikkigak, Cee Pootoogook, Malaija Pootoogook, Pitaloosie Saila, Nicotye Samayualie, Ningeokuluk Teevee and Papiara Tukiki.

Unique to this year is Inuit Now, a grouping of four creature themed pieces, which demonstrate highly contemporary and inventive approaches to printmaking. Click on the button below to buy your Inuit art print(s). Only one copy of each print is available.

The 2015 print collection was initially released on October 17, 2015. Many of the prints in this collection are still available. However, some prints are in limited supply at this time.

New Carvings

We have recently updated our Cape Dorset carving gallery with several new beautiful carvings. All of the carvings are from Cape Dorset, Nunavut and they continue to represent the genius and artistry of the carving discipline that has been in existence for centuries.

Our gallery of Cape Dorset carvings contains works from may different artists and are all priced to appeal to any and all collectors.

Browse and shop the Cape Dorset carving gallery now!

Jobie Weetaluktuk

Jobie Weetaluktuk is a writer, editor, broadcaster and filmmaker who originally hails from Inukjuak, Quebec, and is now based in Montreal.

His first documentary film, Urban Inuk (Igloolik Isuma Productions, 2005), follows the spiritual and practical struggles of three Inuit who have left their ancestral homeland in the Arctic for the concrete jungle of Montreal. Urban Inuk aired on Aboriginal People’s Television Network in 2005 and played in over 20 festivals and venues across Canada, the USA and Europe.

In 2006 the documentary won the Grand Prix, Rigoberta Menchu Community Award at the Land-in-sights First People’s Festival in Montreal, and toured various Maisons de la Culture in that city as part of the Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montreal (RIDM)’s Coups de Coeur programming.

Click the button below to see Jobie’s short film on the appropriation of Inuit art & culture over time.

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