Remembering Elisapee Ishulutaq

By | Tribute

Renowned artist Elisapee Ishulutaq, OC passed away on December 8, 2018 in Panniqtuq (Pangnirtung), NU at the age of ninety-three. Born in 1925 at Kagiqtuqjuaq, a camp on Cumberland Sound, Ishulutaq lived a traditional life on the land until around 1970 when she and her family move to Panniqtuq.

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The City of Ottawa Art Collection Acquires New Works

By | News

Barry Pottle, Katherine Takpannie and Annie Pootoogook (1961-2016) are among the artists included in the City of Ottawa Art Collection’s recent acquisition. The four photographs by Pottle, three drawings by Pootoogook and three images by Takpannie purchased will be featured the exhibition Kaleidoscope: 2018 Additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection at the City Hall Art Gallery from December 6, 2018 to January 30, 2019.

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Printed Matters: Unearthing the Ulukhaktok Archive

By | Legacy

The chance discovery of works by Helen Kalvak, Agnes Nanogak Goose, and more—once thought to be lost—spread across three safes in the community of Ulukhaktok, Inuvialuit Settlement Region, NT, has spurred a new digitization effort to archive the almost forty-year history of printmaking in the community and the cultural memory it contains.

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