Quvianaqtuk Pudlat: Experimentals

Deviating from his coloured pencil and ink drawings, this special presentation of a new series by Quvianaqtuk Pudlat features, for the first time, brush drawings completed in ink. Through this new medium, Pudlat transforms his usually naturalistic and meticulously drawn images of Arctic wildlife into abstract and expressive compositions. His black ink images are set boldly against iridescent backgrounds of … Read More

Twelve by Twelve

We are pleased to present the group exhibition Twelve by Twelve, featuring 12 stellar works by 12 great Inuit artists. Expertly selected by Pat Feheley herself, these works represent the breadth and diversity in style and subject presented by artists from the Canadian North. Artists in the show come primarily from Kinngait, Nunavut, with the exception of Niap who was … Read More

Ooloosie Saila: Surging Skies

Feheley Fine Arts is pleased to present an exhibition of recent drawings by Kinngait artist Ooloosie Saila, the artist’s second solo show at the gallery. Completed between late-2019 and 2021, this body of work builds on the subjects of Saila’s earlier drawings, taking them to new levels of form, colour, and detail. Vibrantly coloured and dynamically composed, Saila’s drawings visualize … Read More

Interview of artist, Brian Dedora about his exhibition “Read this Foto”

Brian Dedora has lived a life gilded in gold, primarily as a master framer and gilder, but also as a writer, poet, artist, and photographer. His show, Read this Foto, took place at Feheley Fine Arts during the month of May, 2022 in conjunction with Scotiabank’s Annual CONTACT Photography Festival. Dedora’s seminal exhibition included a culmination of works made over … Read More

Gilded Martinis & Grayscale: Feheley Hosts Brian Dedora’s “Read this Foto” Party

On the evening of May 19, 2022, Feheley Fine Arts celebrated Brian Dedora’s seminal exhibition Read this Foto, showcased in conjunction with the annual Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. An intimate group of guests were in attendance, including close friends of the artist and the gallery. Vibrantly-coloured calla lilies placed throughout the gallery sat in contrast to Dedora’s black-and-white photographs. The … Read More

Shuvinai Ashoona at the 2022 Venice Biennale

Congratulations to Shuvinai Ashoona on her epic installation of drawings on view at the 2022 Venice Biennale. She was also awarded one of two special mentions for the Biennale’s Official Awards, alongside American artist Lynn Hershman Leeson. On Ashoona’s work, the jury commented: “Shuvinai Ashoona reveals in her drawings and paintings a profundity of indigenous Inuk cosmogonies. An existence in … Read More

Themes in Inuit Art: Sedna

Often depicted as a mermaid-like being, the mythical sea spirit Sedna figures frequently in Inuit art. Across the Arctic exist a great number of different names for the legendary figure, including Taleelayo (“the one down on the sea bottom”) and Nuliajuk (“mother of all the beasts”). Her appearance in legends and mythology reflect the fact that for thousands of years, … Read More

Brian Dedora – Read This Foto

Feheley Fine Arts is thrilled to present the exhibition Read This Foto, featuring photographic works by Toronto-based artist Brian Dedora. On view from May 3 – 21, 2022, this exhibition is in conjunction with the annual Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival. Dedora’s analogue photography practice asks: “How is narrative made?” Through the use of dissonance, disruption, and misalignment, his intention in … Read More

Thin Ice: Drawings by Qavavau Manumie

Thin Ice, a solo exhibition of primarily new drawings by Qavavau Manumie, explores contemporary issues of climate change in the Arctic. Based in Kinngait, Nunavut, Manumie is a long-time observer of environmental shifts in his home community and how it increasingly affects the land, animals, and people of the circumpolar north. In keeping with his signature playful and illustrative drawing … Read More

Glowing in the Winter Light

Feheley Fine Arts is pleased to present a selection of stained glass works, recently re-released from the Kinngait Studio archives. Made between 2005-2009, these fine works of colourful glass take the bold graphic images of Kinngait’s foremost artists, and translate them into a beautifully delicate art form. Glowing in the Winter Light features works by artists Kenojuak Ashevak (1927–2013), Arnaqu … Read More

Niap’s Exhibition “Piqutiapiit” at the McCord Museum

We were thrilled to attend the preview of Niap’s exhibition Piqutiapiit at the McCord Museum in Montreal. The show was the culmination of Niap’s artist-in-residence project at the museum. Her final piece: a stunning, 6 x 4 foot hand-beaded, hand-sewn wall-hanging titled Piqutiapiit, the namesake of the show. The work is an extraordinary testament to the creativity, resilience, and resourcefulness … Read More

Qavavau Manumie at the Biennale of Sydney

On view until June 13, 2022: the Biennale of Sydney in Australia, now in its 23rd iteration. Taking place every two years, the international art exhibition showcases work by compelling contemporary artists from around the world that speak to a selected theme. This year’s theme derives from the latin word rīvus, meaning small stream of water. It focuses on dynamic … Read More