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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.
Beyond the Gallery
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.
Taking Control of Inuit Stories Through Printmaking
Janice Grey delves into the emotions and memories within Leah Qumaaluk’s playful print.
Heather Igloliorte Awarded Royal Canadian Academy of Arts Medal
The Inuk scholar and curator from Nunatsiavut was recognized for her contributions to the arts.
Norma Dunning’s “Tainna” Wins Governor General’s Literary Award
A Q&A with the Inuk author and poet on her career and winning the $25k prize in fiction.
How Lucy Qinnuayuak’s Print Crosses Cultures and Geographic Lines
André François Giroux shows what one print can teach us about our shared connections.
10 Nunatsiavut Artists to Know
Explore the breadth of art-making in Nunatsiavut
What One Hunter Can Teach Another
Holly Andersen explains what Qabaroak Qatsiya’s two men are discussing.
How Sewing Sustains Inuit Seamstresses through Generations
Ujarak Appadoo explores how amautiit-making in Arviat has changed over the years.
A Look at 5 Works from Shuvinai Ashoona: Mapping Worlds
Curators, critics and authors pick their favourite work from the Kinngait artist’s solo exhibition.
What Inuit Art Can Teach Poland About Climate Change
Leslie Scanlon unpacks Qavavau Manumie’s graphic artwork.
How One Inuit Sculpture Links Two Very Different Parts of the World
Napatsi Folger finds Inuit compassion and understanding reflected in Tutuyea Ikkidluak’s sculpture.
What Arctic Char Means to Inuit Nunangat
Emily Laurent Henderson explores the meaning behind Jennie Williams’ photograph.
The Power of Nostalgia in Inuit Art
Inuit representation in toys and art.
Ottawa Park Officially Named After Annie Pootoogook
The graphic artist from Kinngait honoured in naming ceremony on International Inuit Day.
How Storytelling Endures Through Inuit Art
Megan Kyak-Monteith explores the story behind Davidialuk Amittu’s sculpture.
Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory Wins the Sobey Art Award
The Iqaluit-based artist is the first Inuk in 15 years to receive the honour.
The Many Meanings of Joe Talirunili’s “The Migration”
Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona reveals what made Joe Talirunili Joe Talirunili.
Learning the Disappearing Art of Black-bottomed Sealskin Boots
Vanessa Flowers and Veronica Flowers carry on their grandmother’s legacy.
How Jessie Oonark Turned Qamani’tuaq Into a Hub for Inuit Art
The beginnings of the Baker Lake Sanavik Co-operative.
7 Bone-Rattling Works of Skeleton Art
We’re bringing you skulls this spooky season.
What Can Be Learned From the First Generation of Holman Artists?
A look into Helen Kalvak’s contributions to the Ulukhaktok co-operative movement.
What Did Ookpik Dolls Have to Do With Kuujjuaq’s Co-op Movement?
How Jeannie Snowball’s iconic owl helped to sustain the Nunavik artist co-operative.
Inside the Mind of “Tattooed Woman”
Phebe Bentley exposes the secrets of one 1950s carving.
How Inuit Artists Came Together to Establish Nunavik’s First Co-op
Levi Qumaluk, Aisa Qoperqualu, Charlie Sivuarapik and Peter Amautik’s legacy in Puvirnituq.
How I Choose to Carry on My Family’s Artistic Legacy
Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona examines her grandmother Victoria Mamnguqsualuk’s art.
2 Inuit Nominated for 2021 Governor General’s Literary Awards
Norma Dunning named finalist for her story collection and Larry Audlaluk for his memoir.
4 Must-See Films at imagineNATIVE 2021
Our editors’ top picks from the world’s largest Indigenous media arts festival.
Nunatsiavut Artist Jason Sikoak Designs Coin for the Royal Canadian Mint
Sikoak speaks with the IAQ about the inspiration behind their design.
How Did Kananginak Pootoogook Help Open Kinngait’s First Print Shop?
A brief history of West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative’s early days.
“Nalujuk Night” Takes Home Award for Best Atlantic Short Documentary
Jennie Williams’ debut film wins at FIN Festival.
How Tim Pitsiulak’s Work is Connected to the Land
Kale Sheppard looks below the surface of this icon’s artwork.
“Angakusajaujuq” wins Best Canadian Short Film at TIFF
Toronto International Film Festival awards Zacharias Kunuk’s animated film.
5 Inuit Artists to Support on Orange Shirt Day
Buy from Indigenous Creators on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
What Stories Can a Stone Sculpture Tell Us?
Brian Kowikchuk interprets the tale Kumakuluk Saggiak left behind in stone.
Tarralik Duffy Through 5 Works of Art
Get to know the winner of the 2021 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award.
Tarralik Duffy wins 2021 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award
The multidisciplinary artist is the second winner of the IAF’s $10,000 prize, plus solo exhibition and residency at WAG-Qaumajuq.
A Portrait of Inuit Self-Sustainability Carved in Stone
Topsy Banksland takes us on a tour of Pierre Karlik’s complicated carving.
13 Questions with Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory
2021 Sobey shortlisted artist gets real about her recent work.
What One Inukjuak Sculpture Says About the Past
Holly Andersen shows off female power in one 1950s sculpture.
Beyond the Gallery