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Arctic Quest 2006 Artists Document Historic High Arctic Waters and Scenes

Monday, March 19th, 2007

25 Canadian artists travel part of the historic route of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen through the Northwest Passage, and document the splendor of northern lands and communities on canvas, paper and film. Termed Arctic Quest 2006, the exhibit of their work has been on display since December 14, 2006 and will continue to June 14, [...]

Profile of Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook to debut on Canadian Arts Network

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Cape Dorset artist Annie Pootoogook is the subject of a 30 minute documentary by Marcia Connolly to appear on Bravo! (April 1 at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT). Her work has drawn a great deal of attention in the last several years, after being featured in an exhibit by the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery [...]

Paul Nicklen Wins First Prize in World Press Photo Contest

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

His second time winning top honors in the World Press Photo contest, Nicklen says his keen interest in watching wildlife and growing up in a small Inuit community in Baffin Island nurtured his interest in photography and photo journalism. Previously a wildlife biologist in the Northwest Territories, Nicklen says he pursued and pestered international magazines [...]

Inuit Art Foundation Workshop for Regional Arts Organizations and Artists, Ottawa (Jan. 23-25, 2007)

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

January 23-25, Inuit Art Foundation (IAF) holds regional workshop in Ottawa to provide support, training, and development assistance to local and regional Inuit arts organizations from throughout the North. Founded in 1986, and controlled entirely by practicing Inuit artists, the IAF focuses on services for artists in northern communities, assistance in a high end art [...]