The IAF Welcomes New Board Members

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The Inuit Art Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of its board members  Beatrice Deer and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory. Beatrice Deer is a prominent musician, seamstress, and health advocate from Quaqtuq, Nunavik and is now based in Montreal, Quebec. She uses her vocal skill to sing in both a lyrical style and throat-singing. She has produced four albums, including…

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IAF Board Member Mathew Nuqingaq Appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada

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On December 30, 2016 his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including Inuit Art Foundation board member Mathew Nuqingaq. Nuqingaq is a metalworker, jeweller, performing artist, and educator being recognized for his contributions as a jewelry designer and drum dancer. Nuqingaq grew up in Qikiqtarjuaq (Broughton Island),…

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IAF Seeking Northern Community Liaisons and Artist Liaisons

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The Inuit Art Foundation is searching for 5-10 short-term contractors to serve as Northern Community Liaisons and Artist Liaisons through March 31, 2017. The contracts may be held simultaneously and may be renewable, subject to funding availability. Artist Liaison Job Posting Northern Community Liaison Job Posting Interested applicants should send a letter of intent and resume to aprocida [at] inuitartfoundation…

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IAF at the Inuit Studies Conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland

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2016 marked the 20th Biennial Inuit Studies Conference, which was co-hosted by Memorial University and the Nunatsiavut Government and held in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Themed around the concept of Inuit Traditions, this year’s conference was the first to be co-hosted by an Inuit government and privileged the inclusion and centring of Inuit voices and participation. The conference was also a spectacular…

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All Art Summit

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The Government of Nunavut’s Department of Economic Development and Transportation organized a stakeholder consultation meeting called the All Arts Summit with representatives from many artistic disciplines across the territory, as well as other stakeholders. The meeting was held in preparation for the review of Sanaugait, A Strategy for Growth in Nunavut’s Arts and Crafts.              …

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Inuit Art Foundation Hires New Editor for Inuit Art Quarterly

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The Inuit Art Foundation is pleased to announce Britt Gallpen as the new Editor of the Inuit Art Quarterly. She begins her position effective December 21, 2015. Gallpen takes over from previous Editor Nancy Campbell, who helped the IAQ break new ground in content during her tenure. “I look forward to working with the Foundation during a time of dynamic changes in…

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Call for Application – Executive Director

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Application Deadline: Friday July 17, 2015 at 5pm The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking a leader who can engage with Inuit artists, Inuit art enthusiasts, public sector partners and the private sector to develop meaningful relationships and support the organization’s position as a leading advocate for Inuit art. Established in 1987, the Inuit Art Foundation is a non-profit, Inuit-led charitable…

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