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LIFE AND MYTH - CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE
November 19 to December 19, 2015
***Extended until February 13, 2016***
Jaco Ishulutaq is a master carver from Pangnirtung, whose creations depict real locations and events related to the community's history and his personal life. He has learned most of his techniques while watching his grandfather carve. The artist is also known for creating graphic works for the archives at the Uqqurmuit Centre, based on his grandfather’s stories. When it comes to carving, his skills and talent have made him equally comfortable working with many different materials such as deer antlers, ivory, whale bones and steatite. Today, Jaco Ishulutaq is one of the most prolific artists in Pangnirtung and has been able to make a living from his art. His artworks are highly sought after and are exhibited in major international art galleries.
CURRENTLY SHOWING :
2015 CAPE DORSET ANNUAL PRINT COLLECTION
EXHIBITION AND SALE
FROM OCTOBER 17 TO NOVEMBER 14 2015
NEON, MATERIALS HIGHLIGHTED
Contemporary Fine Crafts
From November 5 to December 5, 2015
Exhibition which puts forth contemporary fine crafts presenting the work of 18 professional and emerging artists/artisans from various disciplines around a common theme: neon.
The exhibition will bring together twenty-five works by eighteen artists: Andrée BÉLANGER, Sophie BÉLANGER, Gina BOUCHARD, Brigitte DAHAN, Émilie DELL'ANIELLO, Dave FORTIN, Nicole GAUVIN, Anne-Marie GROULX, Maria Teresa HINCAPIE, Cindy LABRECQUE, Diane LEFEBVRE, Véronique LOUPPE, Léa MERCANTE, Sabine POUQUET, Mathieu ROY, Serena SCIARRINI, Jean-Simon TROTTIER and Ute WOLFF.
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COME AND VISIT the Permanent Exhibition upstairs and explore the fascinating world of Inuit and First Nations cultures, through sculptures, prints and artefacts drawn from the Guild's permanent collection of art pieces, dating from the early 1900's to the present day.
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