Inuit Art Exhibitions and News….
SHUVINAI ASHOONA: HOLDING ON TO UNIVERSES
Shuvinai Ashoona’s art is now on full display at Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts. Her colourful pencil drawings portray a range of scenes from remembered familial rituals and traditions to mystical, imagined events. They reflect upon the creation of new life, community and connecting people, animals, histories and contemporary culture. Read More….
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK: LIFE AND LEGACY
The College Art Gallery at the University of Saskatchewan presents the national touring exhibition of Kenojuak Ashevak: Life and Legacy. Cape Dorset artist Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013) was part of a pioneering generation of Arctic creators. She enjoyed an illustrious international career and continues to be recognized as one of Canada’s pre-eminent artists and cultural icons. The exhibition of these never-before-seen drawings which inspired some of Kenojuak’s most emblematic prints, continues until 17 April 2020. Read More….
WEST BAFFIN ESKIMO CO-OP CELEBRATES CAPE DORSET’S NAME CHANGE TO KINNGAIT
The West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative celebrates Cape Dorset council’s decision to revert back to the hamlet’s original name – Kinngait. Read More….