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Listening to the Stone:
Original Inuit Art

Jan 6 - Jun 11, 2015

Featuring contemporary Inuit stone sculpture and prints, privately collected over the past 30 years.  The works are both figurative and abstract, reflecting the wide range of techniques, stone, and oral histories employed by contemporary Inuit artists. The exhibition includes 58 sculptures and 14 drawings and prints by 45 artists from throughout Nunangat (Inuit Regions of Canada).

Featured artists:

Davidialuk Alasua Amittu
Syollie Arpatuk
Kenojuak Ashevak
Kiawak Ashoona
Koomwartok Ashoona
Mayoreak Ashoona
Qaqaq Ashoona
Pitseolak Ashoona
Isacci Etidlioe
Kellypalik Etidlooie
Daniel Inukpuk
Osuitok Ipeelie
Aisa Itukalla
Joanassie Jack Itukalla
Matiusie Iyaituk
Helen Kalvak
Jaypeetee Karpik
John Kavik
Abraham Kingmiaqtuq
Iola Kingwatsiak
Myra Kukiiyaut

 

Annie Michael
Niviaksiak
Josiah Nuilaalik
Luke Nuliayok
Maudie Rachel Okittuq
Josie Papialuk
Aggeak Petaulassie
David Ruben Piktouken
Lipa Pitseolak
Paulassie Pootoogook
Paneloo Qamanirq
Tikituk Quinnuayoak
Abraham Anghik Ruben
Axangayu Shaa
Toonoo Sharky
Nick Sikkuark
Joe Talirunili
Nalenik Temela
Kabubawe Tunnillie
Oviloo Tunnillie
Judas Ullulaq


Opening Reception: Jan 14 from 4-6pm
with a performance by Chuna McIntyre

Reception with Tanya Tagaq Gillis &
Celina Kalluk: Mar 13 from 3-5pm

Curatorial Walkthrough: Apr 8 from 3-4pm

 

A fully-illustrated exhibition catalogue is available for purchase.

 

top: David Ruben Piktouken, Shaman Returns from the Moon, 1995
middle: Qaqaq Ashoona, Kneeling Fisherwoman, ca. 1991
bottom: Nick Sikkuark, Shaman Hunter, 2000

Photographs by Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie