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News Roundup: Inuit Designers Present Collections at New York Fashion Week
Plus: Ningiukulu Teevee’s first solo show in Europe, the Sobey Art Award’s new Circumpolar category, winners of the Nunatsiavut Cultural Preservation Awards, and more!
News Roundup: Circumpolar Indigenous Artists to Participate in the 2024 Whitney Biennial
Plus, three Inuit artists selected to participate in the WAG-Qaumajuq artist residency program, Tanya Tagaq set to release children’s book and more!
News Roundup: Twice Colonized (2023) Nominated for Documentary of the Year at Danish Film Awards
Plus, the Inuit actors and music featured in True Detective: Night Country, a Nunavik seamstress wins Artist of the Year, Taqralik Partridge opens two shows in Ontario, and more!
Nunatsiavut Comes to Downtown Toronto with New Jessica Winters Mural
Inuk painter celebrates home in the fifth installment of the Up Front mural series.
News Roundup: Anna Lambe to Star in Arctic Comedy Series
Plus: Deantha Edmunds is appointed to the Order of Canada, Nick Sikkuark retrospective exhibition opens at the NGC and more!
News Roundup: Saimaiyu Akesuk Partners with Canada Goose for Miami Pop-up
Plus: Inuit art highlights from this fall’s major Indigenous art auctions, exhibitions featuring circumpolar Indigenous artists that won GOG awards and more!
McMichael Names Emily Laurent Henderson Associate Curator: Indigenous Art and Culture
The Inuk writer and curator steps into a new role
Kablusiak Wins the $100,000 Sobey Art Award
Multidisciplinary artist becomes the first Inuvialuk ever to win the award.
News Roundup: imagineNATIVE Awards 8 Prizes to Circumpolar Indigenous Filmmakers
Plus: Tanya Tagaq presents annual Eva Holtby program, National Museum of Wildlife Art debuts first exhibition dedicated to Inuit art and more!
Your Guide to the Inuit Works at Art Toronto 2023
An overview of the Inuit work featured at this year’s fair which runs October 26–29.
News Roundup: Apayauq Qualifies for 2024 Academy Awards
Plus: MMFA doubling Inuit floorspace, Sobey exhibition opens with Kablusiak and more!
News Roundup: Tautuktavuk (What We See) Wins Award at TIFF
Plus: New cultural campus coming to Iqaluktuuttiaq, record attendance for Bonavista Biennale and more!
Tarralik Duffy Opens Pop Art Mural at OnSite Gallery
Fourth mural in the Up Front Series helmed by Salliq, NU, artist, recontextualizes the foodstuff of her childhood.
Ningiukulu Teevee wins 2023 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award
Kinngait graphic artist becomes third winner of the IAF’s $20,000 prize, plus solo exhibition and residency at WAG-Qaumajuq.
News Roundup: New Art Released From Elisapie, Cape Dorset Print Collection
Plus: Maata Kyak at New York Fashion Week, new children’s book by Etua Snowball and more!
News Roundup: Indigenous Fashion Arts Reveals 2024 Festival Lineup
Plus: CRTC hears applications for Inuit TV Network and Uvagut TV and more!
5 Questions with Theresie Tungilik, CARFAC’s First Inuk President
The artist shares her goals and vision for the advocacy organization.
News Roundup: Jessie Oonark Textile Breaks Auction Record
Plus: Myrna Pokiak designs new coin; Theresie Tungilik appointed CARFAC president and more
Kablusiak Shortlisted for the 2023 Sobey Art Award
The multidisciplinary Calgary-based artist is a second-time finalist for the prestigious prize.
IAQ Wins Cover Grand Prix at 2023 National Magazine Awards
Cover by Katherine Takpannie and Taqralik Partridge takes home the gold.
5 Innovative Artists Shortlisted for 2023 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award
Billy Gauthier, Maureen Gruben, Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona, Kablusiak and Ningiukulu Teevee are finalists for the prestigious art prize.
Mary Simon Wears Annuraaq Designed by Beatrice Deer to Coronation
Canada’s Governor General brought contemporary Inuit fashion to King Charles III’s coronation.
Inuit Art Quarterly Nominated for 3 National Magazine Awards
Kablusiak Longlisted for the 2023 Sobey Art Award
This marks the second time the multidisciplinary Calgary-based artist has been nominated for the prestigious prize.
5 Inuit Artists Included in 2023 Bonavista Biennale
Month-long Newfoundland public-art event announces 2023 dates and artist lineup.
Robert Kautuk’s Mural Revealed at Onsite Gallery
The award-winning photographer’s mural is the third in the Up Front series at OCAD.
Stars of Oscar-nominated Ivalu Gather in Online Conversation
Mila Heilmann Kreutzmann and Nivi Larsen discuss their acting debuts and plans for the Academy Award night.
10 Artists Longlisted for 2023 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award
An all-Inuit jury selects 10 finalists for the prestigious art prize.
Kablusiak Wins 2022 Gattuso Prize
The multidisciplinary artist was acknowledged for their work at the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.
4 Inuit Nominated for the 2023 Juno Awards
Susan Aglukark, Tanya Tagaq and Nunavut throat singers Iva & Angu could all take home Canadian music awards this year.
Inuit Art Foundation Launches First-Ever Dedicated Digital Resource for Inuit Artists
The Developing Qanuqtuurniq: Artist Portal offers Inuit artists exclusive access to resources for funding, community-building and professional development.
IAF Launches Innovative New Grant Program for Inuit Artists
Kenojuak Ashevak's Green-tailed Enchanted Owl Breaks Record at Auction
Annie Pootoogook, Tim Pitsiulak, Niviaxie and more set new personal records at Inuit art auctions.
IAQ Staff Share Their Favourite 2022 Stories
Check out these stories you may have missed!
Inuk Curator Krista Zawadski Among Finalists for Talent Award
Prestigious $50,000 award recognizes outstanding research, leadership potential.
National Gallery Names Jocelyn Piirainen Associate Curator of Indigenous Ways and Decolonization
Piirainen joins the National Gallery of Canada curatorial team.
Taqralik Partridge Named Associate Curator of Indigenous Art at AGO
As Associate Curator, Partridge will develop exhibitions, lead acquisitions, and champion new and diverse voices from across the circumpolar north.
Inuk Artist Aedan Corey Designs Holiday Box for Purolator
Nunavut artist to work with program that sees $5,000 donated to food bank.
TikTok Accelerator Program Welcomes 6 Inuit Content Creators
The National Screen Institute launches the second edition of its TikTok Accelerator.
Darcie Bernhardt, Jessica Winters Receive Emerging Artists Award
Annual $5,000 Saunderson Prize recognizes emerging artists with great potential.
Inuit Artists to Watch For at Art Toronto
Contemporary, historical Inuit artists to share the world stage at “Canada’s art fair”
Telefilm Partners with Arctic Indigenous Film Fund
Telefilm joins network funding Arctic Indigenous productions
Uvagut TV Petitioning for Mandatory Inclusion on Basic Cable
First Inuktut-language channel in Canada aims to change their broadcast status.
9 Inuit- and Sámi-Directed Films to Catch at imagineNATIVE
Inuit and Sámi filmmakers bring Arctic life to the screen at Indigenous film and media arts fest.
Inuit Art Adorns New Truth and Reconciliation Coin
Jason Sikoak co-designs Truth and Reconciliation Medallion.
Inuit Art Must-Sees at Nuit Blanche 2022
Inuit art installations you just can’t miss in Toronto at Nuit Blanche.
ÁRRAN 360° and ARCTIC XR Premiere at Venice Biennale Sámi Pavilion
Circumpolar filmmakers use 360-degree screens to blend Indigenous storytelling with new technology.
Tanya Tagaq Documentary “Ever Deadly” to Premiere at TIFF 2022
The Inuk throat singer tells her story in an immersive music doc at Toronto film festival.
Gayle Kabloona Creates Wallpapers for Google Pixel
Inuk artist celebrates World Indigenous Peoples’ Day with three new backgrounds available worldwide.
Canada Council for the Arts Announces 2 Funding and Capacity Building Partnerships for Indigenous Artists
CCA partners with Yukon government and the IAF.
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