Artist Talk with Samaiyu Akesuk and Papiara Tukiki

This year Feheley Fine Arts is pleased to be the Canadian Host Gallery for the 2015 Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection. Along with our preview of the first edition prints, we are delighted to be hosting a gallery talk on Friday, October 16, from 1-3 pm with two wonderful artists featured in this year’s collection, Papiara Tukiki and Saimaiyu Akesuk. Tukiki, … Read More

Piliriqatigiingniq Mural Project

Patrick Thompson and Alexa Hatanaka have collaborated with Cape Dorset artists Audi Qinnuayuaq, Latch Akesuk, Cie Taqiasaq and Parr Etidloie on the Piliriqatigiingniq Mural Project, an incredible outdoor public art project in downtown Toronto. After be forced to find a new wall at the last minute, the team has officially completed a colourful painting on the side of a youth … Read More

Nicotye Samayualie in Toronto

We are very fortunate to have Cape Dorset artist Nicotye Samayualie in Toronto for the opening reception of her first solo exhibition. While only in the city for less than a week due to weather conditions in the Arctic, Nicotye has been busy. Friday morning, the artist and Pat Feheley gave a tour of the gallery and exhibition to the … Read More

Lucy Tasseor Sculpture Show

We are pleased to present a rare collection of sculpture and drawings by renowned Arviat artist Lucy Tasseor, now at Feheley Fine Arts. This retrospective exhibition will feature works from the private collection of John Vincett. The collection spans Tasseor’s lifetime, exhibiting her early work from the 1960s until the decade before her death. Her identifiable and unique sculptural style – minimal, abstract … Read More

A New Perspective – Siassie Kenneally

Siassie Kenneally was featured in Feheley Fine Arts’ most recent exhibition of drawings, A New Perspective, which was dedicated to exciting emerging artists from Cape Dorset. We were fortunate enough to have a visit from Siassie last week. We chatted about her drawings and her adventures in Toronto – she has already been to the Toronto Zoo and apple picking. … Read More

Kiugak Ashoona (1933 – 2014)

Kiugak Ashoona was a respected elder, lifelong artist, and friend to many. He passed away on December 3rd, 2014 in Ottawa. Our thoughts are with his friends and community.

Ohotaq Mikkigak, 1936 – 2014

It is with great sorrow that we learned of the passing of artist and friend, Ohotaq Mikkigak. He passed away in his home in Cape Dorset on October 29, 2014. Our thoughts are with his family and community during this difficult time. He will be greatly missed.

Art Toronto 2014

This year marks the fifteenth consecutive year of Feheley Fine Arts’ participation in Art Toronto, since its inauguration in 2000. Last year, David Balzer wrote the following for the Canadian Art website. “The best contemporary drawing in Canada is coming out of Cape Dorset, and at Feheley Fine Arts’ booth you will find a fine cross-section of established and emerging … Read More

Cape Dorset Annual Print Release

The Cape Dorset Annual Print Release is back at Feheley Fine Arts! This year’s collection features the works of the late Itee Pootoogook, as well as Tim Pitsiulak, Shuvinai Ashoona, Pitaloosie Saila, Ningeokuluk Teevee, Saimaiyu Akesuk, among others. You can view all of this year’s print images and prices on our website.

Tanya Tagaq Awarded Polaris Prize

Tanya Tagaq’s latest CD, Animism, was awarded the Polaris Prize for best Canadian album. The album was originally launched in May 2014 with a private party at Feheley Fine Arts. The Globe and Mail described Animism as a “wordless protest album, semi-improvised sonic sculpture and confronting, grunting, living, breathing, channelling, whirlwind piece of art.” Congratulations Tanya on your well-deserved win! … Read More