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Megan
Kyak-Monteith

Credit: Courtesy the artist
Megan
Kyak-Monteith

Medium:

drawing, painting

Artistic Community:

Halifax, NS

Date of Birth:

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Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), NU
1997

Work

Biography

Painter and illustrator Megan Kyak-Monteith is an early career artist from Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), NU based in Halifax, NS. A recent graduate of NSCAD University where she studied Interdisciplinary Arts, her work is oftern rooted in explorations of memory and personal narrative. Kyak-Montieth's work has been widely published, including as the cover of the Winter 2020 issue of the Inuit Art Quarterly on "Painting". In the accompanying feature story "Matchbox Mountaintops", author Tarralik Duffy characterizes her work as "vividly articulat[ing] a sense of reminiscence, longing and displacement." Kyak-Monteith's work has been exhibited across Canada including at Mount St. Vincent University Art Gallery in Halifax, NS and the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Manitoba.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
INUA Catalogue 2021
Memory Keepers II on view at Art in the Open in Charlottetown August 24, 2019 Jolinne Kearns
Memory Keepers II August 2019 Amanda Shore

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Whale Hunt - I Think Everyone is Here February 1 - March 29, 2020 Mount St. Vincent University Art Gallery
Maktaaq January 2019 Anna Leonowens Gallery
MK Monteith: Modern Inuk Woman Sept - Oct 2018 Raven Art Gallery

Filmography

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Title Release Date Role
Pandemonium: Chaos & Confusion 2 December 2016 Dead Girl