Tanya Tagaq CD Launch

On the evening of May 20, 2014, Feheley Fine Arts was happy to host the launch of Tanya Tagaq’s latest CD,  Animism. Six Shooter Records describes the album with the following:  “Animism … was produced by west coast shape-shifter Jesse Zubot (Dan Mangan, Fond of Tigers).  The record features Michael Red (Low Indigo), a sound sampler and DJ whose wild northern … Read More

Lansdowne Book Launch

Last weekend, Feheley Fine Arts hosted the launch of J. Fenwick Lansdowne, a book designed by the artist’s son, Tristram Lansdowne.  The book contains over 160 of his works, in addition to numerous photographs of the Canadian painter. Pat Feheley wrote one of the essays in the publication, a contribution regarding Fenwick Lansdowne’s relationship with her father Budd Feheley.  Budd, the … Read More

Napachie Pootoogook’s True North

[singlepic=104]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 Napachie Pootoogook’s work on contemporary artists.  She explained Napachie’s role as a storyteller and how she documented her personal experiences and memories in her artwork. Through her drawings and captions, we gain a unique insight … Read More

Napachie Pootoogook Upcoming Show

Feheley Fine Arts is excited to present a solo exhibition of Napachie Pootoogook’s later works. The mother of Sobey Award winner Annie Pootoogook and aunt of Shuvinai Ashoona, Napachie Pootoogook’s honest drawings reveal the darker social realities of Inuit life.  Often based on personal experiences or stories, her monochromatic drawings vary in subject matter, ranging from domestic violence to local … Read More

Papier 14 Feheley Fine Arts Review

Check out David Balzer’s review of the Feheley Fine Arts’ Papier 14 booth below. “I’ve said it before but it bears repeating: the best contemporary drawing in Canada is coming out of Cape Dorset. Feheley’s booth at Papier 14 is stuffed with large-format work by Ohotaq Mikkigak, Ningeokuluk Teevee, Shuvinai Ashoona, Jutai Toonoo and Tim Pitsiulak. If I were to … Read More

FFA at Papier 14, Booth 301

After a year off, Feheley Fine Arts will be returning to Papier, a Montreal-based art fair dedicated to exhibiting works on paper. Our booth will be comprised of works by both emerging and established Inuit artists, including Shuvinai Ashoona, Siassie Kenneally, Ohotaq Mikkigak, Tim Pitsiulak, Nicotye Samayualie, Ningeokuluk Teevee, Jutai Toonoo, and the late Itee Pootoogook. Feheley Fine Arts will be at … Read More

Jutai Toonoo’s “Still Life”

[singlepic=96] On Saturday April 5, Feheley Fine Arts hosted an artist talk with Jutai Toonoo to discuss his latest exhibition dedicated to still life images.  The intimate conversation included stories about the origins of many drawings, the artist’s experiences, and how the news and social issues within the northern community have served as inspiration for artwork. Jutai Toonoo is happy … Read More

Jutai Toonoo Upcoming Exhibition

[singlepic=93]Jutai Toonoo’s ‘Nuts and Bolts,’ 2013, coloured pencil, 44″ x 30″ Feheley Fine Arts is thrilled to present Still Life, an exhibition of recent works by one of the most well-known and cutting edge contemporary Inuit artists, Jutai Toonoo. Always experimenting with media, style, and composition, Toonoo’s innovative drawings are consistently in the vanguard of contemporary Inuit art.  He gives life … Read More

Passing of Itee Pootoogook

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Inuit artist and our dear friend, Itee Pootoogook. After a long struggle with cancer, he died in Iqaluit on Tuesday March 18th, 2014.  He will be missed. Our thoughts are with his family and community in this difficult time. [singlepic=94]

Daniel Shimout Closing Exhibition

Daniel Shimout’s first solo exhibition, In the Old Days, is coming to a close. Influenced by a family of carvers, this emerging artist is quickly gaining recognition for his original style and unique integration of various media.  Daniel Shimout’s sculptures provide a powerful insight into the history and spiritualism of traditional Inuit life. Daniel Shimout’s In the Old Days will … Read More