IAF Seeking a Managing Editor

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The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking applicants for a Managing Editor for the Inuit Art Quarterly to be an integral part of our editorial team. The Managing Editor is a key member of the Inuit Art Quarterly‘s editorial team, responsible for text and content management across platforms. The Managing Editor’s duties including managing production timelines and deliverables of the print edition, commissioning and editing…

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IAF Seeking a Development Manager

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The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking applicants for a Development Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager is responsible for creating an organization-wide environment for fundraising success, and for implementing a plan to raise $250,000 annually. The Inuit Art Foundation values all donors and is actively building a culture of philanthropy that includes all staff and board members in…

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The Inuit Artist Database Launches!

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On September 15th, 2017 the Inuit Art Foundation officially launched its Inuit Artist Database. After months of hard work we are thrilled to announce the Database as the first of its kind being an easy to use and comprehensive platform where artists, collectors, curators, academics and other supporters have the ability to contribute to professionally written and researched biographies. Serving…

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The IAF Announces Igloo Tag Transfer

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The Inuit Art Foundation (IAF) is honoured to announce that the iconic Igloo Tag Trademark was officially transferred from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) to the IAF. The transfer was announced July 7, 2017 in Iqaluit with Elizabeth Logue, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Director of Inuit Relations, Mathew Nuqingaq, IAF President and Natan Obed, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President…

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IAF Seeking Applicants for Two New Positions

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The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking applicants for two new, short-term positions: Indigenous Editorial Assistant (nine weeks), generously funded through the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective and Canada Summer Jobs Artist Biographical Program Officer (six months), generously funded through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Young Canada Works program Interested applicants should send a letter of intent and resume to aprocida [at] inuitartfoundation…

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The IAF Welcomes New Summer Staff

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The Inuit Art Foundation is excited to welcome two new summer staff members, Maddy Tripp and Monica Philpott. Maddy is working on biographies for the Artist Biographical Database project, launching publicly this fall, and Monica joins the IAQ team as an Editorial Intern. Maddy holds an Honours Bachelor degree in Fine Art History and Visual Studies from the University of Toronto. In September…

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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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