Last weekend, Feheley Fine Arts hosted the launch of J. Fenwick Lansdowne, a book designed by the renowned Canadian painter’s son, Tristram Lansdowne. The book contains numerous photographs of the artist, in addition to over 160 full colour reproductions of Fenwick Lansdowne’s works. The gallery’s very own Pat Feheley authored an essay in the publication. Pat’s contribution looks at Fenwick Lansdowne’s … Read More
Kinngait artist Napachie Pootoogook’s retrospective exhibition, True North, is under way! Last weekend, Feheley Fine Arts held a talk with curator Leslie Boyd, who discussed the impact of Pootoogook’s work on contemporary artists. She described Pootoogook’s role as a storyteller, and how she documented her personal experiences and memories in her artwork. Originally from the Qikiqtaaluk region of Nunavut, Pootoogook began … Read More
On Saturday, April 5, Feheley Fine Arts hosted an artist talk with Jutai Toonoo to discuss his latest exhibition of still life images. The intimate conversation included stories about the origins of many of Toonoo’s drawings, his experiences, and how the news and social issues within the northern community have served as inspiration for his artwork. Toonoo’s drawings often involve … Read More
It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Inuit artist and our dear friend, Itee Pootoogook. He died in Iqaluit on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at the age of 63 after a long struggle with cancer. He will be dearly missed. Pootoogook was born in Kimmirut (formerly Lake Harbour) on southern Baffin Island in 1951, and … Read More
Beginning Saturday, February 15th, Daniel Shimout‘s first solo exhibition, In the Old Days, will be at Feheley Fine Arts. Shimout was born into a family of artists, and has lived his whole life in Salliq (Coal Harbour), NU. He began carving in his teenage years, and learned by observing his father, Anakudlak Shimout, and his older brother Matthew. Heavily influenced … Read More
Congratulations to Inuit artists Shuvinai Ashoona and Ohotaq Mikkigak who will be represented at SITElines 2014: Unsettled Landscapes. A combination of existing works and new commissions, SITE Santa Fe selected 45 promising contemporary artists to participate in the “reimagined biennial exhibition series“. SITElines will take place from July 20, 2014 – January 11, 2015.
The internationally renowned Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak passed away on January 8th, 2013. Pat Feheley, a good friend of the artist, hosted a memorial service to commemorate the anniversary of her passing. Kenojuak Ashevak’s signature style and bold, colourful artwork was well-awarded; she was appointed to the Order of Canada in 1967, elected a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of … Read More
On the weekend of September 21st, 2013, Feheley Fine Arts participated in the Canadian Art Foundation‘s annual Gallery Hop, a cross-Toronto event involving free talks and tours for those interested in the visual arts. Sarah Milroy was in the gallery to discuss Itee Pootoogook’s most recent exhibition of original drawings, “Itee’s Kinngait.” The Winter 2014 issue of Canadian Art … Read More
The Marcel Dzama exhibition at Feheley Fine Arts made the Globe and Mail‘s Critics’ Picks! Check out what James Adams had to say about “Waiting for the Man” below. The proceeds from “Waiting for the Man” are being donated to Winnipeg’s Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art. The exhibition will be at Feheley Fine Arts until December 21st, 2013.
Feheley Fine Arts has decided to finish the calendar year with an unusual exhibition. In a change from our customary Inuit collections, we are excited to present Waiting for the Man, a rare exhibition of early figurative drawings by Marcel Dzama. This collection of small-scale ink and watercolour drawings was donated to the Plug In Institute of Contemporary … Read More
Feheley Fine Arts was packed with attendees for the opening reception of Tim Pitsiulak‘s latest exhibition, “Looking Back, Looking Forward.” The highly successful opening was enhanced by having the artist’s warm presence in the gallery; the crowd was captivated by Tim Pitsiulak and Sarah Milroy’s thoughtful opening remarks, conversation, and entertaining question and answer period. Our illustrated catalogue “Looking Back, Looking Forward,” featuring Sarah Milroy’s … Read More