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van Heuvelen

Photo: Couzyn van Heuvelen
van Heuvelen


installation, sculptural, sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Bowmanville, ON

Date of Birth:

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Iqaluit, NU
11 May 1987



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Couzyn van Heuvelen is an Inuk sculptor and installation artist originally from Iqaluit, NU, and currently based in Bowmanville, ON. Van Heuvelen received his BFA from York University in 2011 and his MFA in 2015 from NSCAD University. His artistic practice primarily consists of sculptural and installation works that draw from both art history and Inuit life. Across his varied works, he fuses traditional practices and forms with contemporary materials and fabrication processes.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for George A. Reid House as Part of OCAD U Creative City Campus Project September 28, 2018
Inuk artist offers new twists on traditional hunting and fishing tools May 5, 2018 John Thompson
Couzyn van Heuvelen Chosen for George Reid House Project April 30, 2018


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
ᐊᕙᑖᓂᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᓂᑦ Among All These Tundras Sept 4 - Oct 27, 2019 Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery
BAIT Sept 13 - Oct 19, 2019 Artspace
opapāmācihowak/ The Travellers Apr 4 - 7, 2019 SAW Gallery, Canada Nordic Lab artist delegation, Supermarket 2019

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Indigenous Art Collection at Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada Gatineau, QC, Canada
OCAD University Toronto, ON, Canada
Sheridan College Mississauga, ON, Canada

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September 12, 2017 Created by: Couzyn van Heuvelen Updated by: Inuit Art Foundation