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What are the Earliest Inuit Prints?
How did prints by one Inuk get published in the South in 1915?
How to Strip an Archive of Cultural Insensitivity
10 Inuit archival photographs given new names and context.
How Deantha Edmunds is Decolonizing Opera
World’s first Inuk opera singer says classical music is for everyone.
What Gets Lost
The CEAC spent decades moderating the sale of Inuit art to southern audiences by prohibiting works deemed unacceptable from entering the market. We examine what works were rejected and why.
Glass Beads in Inuit Needlework From Past to Present
A trip to the glassworks in Murano, Italy, reveals the links between Inuit and Venetians.
11 Inuit Designers to see at the Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival
Catch Inuit talent at the marketplace and on the runways.
IAQ Takes Home Gold at National Magazine Awards
IAQ wins two gold medals
Tivi Etok Becomes Member of Ordre des Arts et des Lettres du Québec
Celebrated Nunavik artist is the Ordre’s third Inuit member.
The Sámi Pavilion at the Venice Biennale: Then and Now
How the Nordic Pavilion became the Sámi Pavilion
Sámi Co-Curator and Poet-in-Residence Talk Venice Biennale Part I
Sámi artists discuss the topic of Indigenous sovereignty in colonial spaces
10 Inuit Sealskin Designers to Watch
Eat seal, wear seal!
100 Unidentified Embroideries
Journeying to Nunatsiavut in search of answers.
Get to Know Darcie Bernhardt in 5 Works of Art
The Inuvialuk painter shares some of the memories and inspiration behind their favourite artworks.
Massive Kablusiak Mural Appears at OCAD
Inuit Art Foundation partners with OCAD to bring Inuit art to Onsite Gallery.
Shuvinai Ashoona Awarded Special Mention at 59th Venice Biennale
Recognition for the Inuit graphic artist from Kinngait, NU, in the international art exhibition.
Meet the Artists Behind the Sámi Pavilion
Pauliina Feodoroff, Máret Ánne Sara and Anders Sunna at the 2022 Venice Biennale.
What was it Like to Work on a Virtual Exhibition in Lockdown?
Interviewing Prim about her COVID artwork.
Two Canadian Screen Awards Go to Inuit Shorts in 2022
Jennie William’s “Nalujuk Night” and Zacharias Kunuk’s “Angakusajaujuq: The Shaman’s Apprentice” take home awards.
We’re Celebrating Siblings Day with a Comic!
This Sunday, April 10, is National Siblings Day, and we’re commemorating it with a comic about the love between siblings.
Check Out the 5 Inuit Art April Fools Captions Winners!
We posted an image a week for the last five weeks and asked for your favourite comical captions.
Get to Know Ookpik Through 5 Inuit Artists
Take a closer look at how artists bring the iconic sealskin owl doll to life.
Kablusiak Subverts Inuit Art With Camp and Silliness
How Kablusiak dismantles the way we are pushed to perceive Inuit art.
Three Inuit Singer-Songwriters Recognized by 2022 Juno Awards
Looee Arreak and Deantha Edmunds nominated for classical performance; Susan Aglukark to receive humanitarian award.
It’s a Family Affair!
Goota Ashoona’s new exhibit celebrates the Ashoona family’s artistic legacy.
Nyla Innuksuk on her New Film “Slash/Back”
Director takes us behind-the-scenes for a look at the movie in the making.
David Ruben Piqtoukun Wins 2022 Governor General’s Award
Visual artist receives Artistic Achievement Award for decades spent creating Inuit art.
7 More Jewellers Whose Work You Should Covet
Because you can never have enough jewellery.
5 Artists Celebrate 50 Years of Arctic Co-operatives Limited
The impact and legacy of Arctic Co-operatives Limited
Inuit Musician and Filmmakers Nominated for Canadian Screen Awards
Four Inuit up for awards at the 2022 Canadian Screen Awards.
Polar Bears in Print
Totally polar-izing? Find out how Inuit artists have used prints to depict the arctic's apex predator.
What DO Inuit Use Their Ulus For?
Jamesie Fournier’s humorous short story recounts an instance where cultural change got lost in translation.
A Glimpse of Arctic Life Superimposed onto Toronto's Urban Environment
A Q&A with Inuit artist Maureen Gruben on her exhibition Moving with joy.
Victoria Kakuktinniq’s Designs Dazzle on the Cover of Elle Magazine
How one Inuk designer is turning heads.
Your Love Song Playlist: 10 Amorous Inuit Tunes
Celebrate Valentine’s day with a host of love-themed Inuit musical numbers!
7 Romantic Inuit Artworks for Valentine’s Day
All of the hearts, flowers and candy to make your heart skip a beat.
Gallerist Pat Feheley on 50 Years of Nurturing Inuit Artists
This year’s Order of Canada recipient on the artist relationships she spent her life developing.
How One Drawing Speaks to the Next Generation of Inuit
Kerry Goodfellow dives into the story behind Ningiukulu Teevee’s drawing
Shuvinai Ashoona to be Featured at 2022 Venice Biennale
Celebrated graphic artist appears in the fair’s central exhibition.
5 Superb Sled Dog Portraits
The top dogs of Inuit art.
Carving a Brighter Future with Kenojuak Ashevak
Bob Rae discusses the impact of Ashevak’s legacy
How Inuit Embrace Both Light and Dark
Tiffany Ayalik analyzes the symbolic meaning behind Gary Kalluk’s sculpture.
How 10 Inuit Artists Came Together to Weave an Olympic Tapestry
Behind the scenes at the Pangnirtung Tapestry Studio in preparation for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.
Connecting to the Arctic through Kiakshuk’s Art
Zaib Shaikh reflects on the many connections formed through one artwork
The Story Behind the Silla and Rise Song “Tulukkat”
Charlotte Qamaniq shares the personal inspiration behind the band’s new track.
15 Ways Pantone’s 2022 Colour of the Year Appears in Inuit Art
Looking to the future with a brand new shade: Very Peri.
Capturing the Bond Between Inuit and Caribou
Luke Anguhadluq blends his skills in hunting and visual art.
Accessing Ancestral Ways Of Being, Knowing And Creating Through Art
Melodie Sammurtok-Lavallée reflects on Inuit identity, history and aesthetics through the process of creating.
5 Inuit Art Events You Won’t Want to Miss in 2022
IAQ editors pick their most-anticipated exhibitions, festivals, music and books.
10 of Your Favourite Stories from 2021
The stories you loved, all wrapped up in a bow.
Breaking Artistic Molds with Saimaiyu Akesuk
Jeannette Menzies unpacks the innovative work of one emerging artist.
Beyond the Gallery