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A Look Back: Nanooq’s Origin

Nanooq Inuit Art has its origin with the Westdale Gallery, one of Canada’s earliest Inuit art commercial galleries. Westdale Gallery was founded in 1959 by Julius Lebow, a Paris trained [...]

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Northern Lights in Toronto

Fueled by tales of the extraordinary displays of green, blue and pink hues dancing in the sky above – catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights is a top experience for many people. The best [...]

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TIM PITSIULAK

“I am a hunter and I know the land and animals of the north. I am particularly inspired by the bowhead whale, because nobody really knows much about them. My inspiration to be an artist [...]

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SAIMAIYU AKESUK

“When I went down to the litho shop to sell my first drawing, I was very nervous wondering whether they would buy it or not. My first drawing was an image of my late grandfather’s [...]

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NINGIUKULU TEEVEE

“A couple of years ago I made Shaman Revealed, a drawing that was based on the Kiviuq legend of a woman turning into a fox. I wanted to show how people could change from one thing to another but [...]

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Amy Prouty

Nanooq Inuit Art is pleased to introduce you to Amy Prouty. Amy is finishing her MA in Art History at Carleton University with a thesis on contemporary drawings from Kinngait and their reception [...]