60/60 Reflections Video

60/60: Celebrating sixty years of printmaking in Cape Dorset December 2019 The 60/60 exhibition featured a print for each of the 60 Kinngait Studios (formerly Cape Dorset) annual print collection. The show didn’t only assemble a historic cross-section of milestones in the history of Inuit art. It also gave us a chance to capture Pat Feheley’s perspectives on the changes … Read More

Toronto Biennial Patrons Learn About 60 Years of Cape Dorset Printmaking

This month, Feheley Fine Arts was thrilled to host patrons of the Toronto Biennial for an art talk centred around printmaking in Cape Dorset. To set the scene, Pat began the talk in Centre Space in front of Shuvinai Ashoona’s monumental drawing of Kinngait showing audience members where Canada’s longest continually running printmaking studio is located. An overview of Cape … Read More

Our Twentieth Year at Art Toronto!

Art Toronto 2019 was one of Feheley’s most exciting yet! This year marked the fair’s twentieth anniversary and our own as an exhibitor, as we were recognized as one of six galleries that have participated since the fair’s inception in 1999. With excitement, we introduced work by two new artists at the fair. Labrador-based sculptor Michael Massie was one of … Read More

Welcome Michael Massie

Feheley Fine Arts is thrilled to announce the exclusive representation of Michael Massie, after many successful years with Spirit Wrestler Gallery in Vancouver. This Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL mixed-media artist works from his base in the Town of Stephenville on the west coast of Newfoundland. An incredible silversmith, Massie has achieved international renown for his inventive sculptural works that skillfully … Read More

Every year, the tradition grows.

The release of the Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection is a highlight each fall. It showcases a range of work from many of the leading artists working out of the Kinngait Studios. This year was especially notable, marking the collection’s 60th anniversary. Here’s how it works. Every year the Co-op (where the print studio operates) selects a series of the … Read More

“Ways of Seeing” – A night devoted to Inuit art and arctic conservation.

A strong concept makes for a memorable evening. Feheley Fine Arts was the location for a very special event on October 19th in support of the World Wildlife Fund Canada. When the WWF first approached us about serving as a venue for a fundraising event, we were immediately taken with the idea of bringing together arctic conservation with Inuit art. … Read More

A striking survey of the history of work from Kinngait Studios

October 12, 2019 Joel Sears, Feheley Blogger It isn’t every day that you see such a vivid demonstration of the evolution of Inuit art as is on display currently at Feheley. In fact, we’ve never assembled or seen a collection that spans the entire output from the studio formerly known as Cape Dorset unfold before your eyes. It says something … Read More

PERSPECTIVE: Seattle Art Fair 2019

An art fair is a whirlwind, for visitor and exhibitor alike. Unpacking and building our booth and hanging the art is always a race against. Once the booth is installed and the doors are open, it’s a real joy to make new connections. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as exposing the uninitiated to the depth of Canadian Inuit art. It’s … Read More

Seattle Art Fair 2019

BACK FOR MORE. Feheley returns to the Seattle Art Fair for the second year. Building on our successful foray last year, Feheley has expanded its presence at this year’s Fair. Last year, there was such a positive reaction to both our historic and contemporary Inuit artists that this year we have expanded the size of our exhibit space. As one … Read More

Itee Pootoogook’s Photographic Memories

Artist Itee Pootoogook (1951–2014) was known as Kinngait Studios’ most meticulous draftsman. Born in Lake Harbour (Kimmirut), Pootoogook moved with his family to Cape Dorset (Kinngait) as a young child in the late-1950s. Like many, he was born into an artistic family: established carver Paulassie Pootoogook was his father and artists Kananginak, Eegevudluk, and photographer Peter Pitseolak, were his uncles. … Read More