Fall 2017 Newsletter

Along with so many, we mourn the death of Terry Ryan – artist, visionary, unceasing advocate for Inuit Art and a gentleman of impeccable taste. His unique leadership and insight guided generations of artists and residents in Cape Dorset. He enriched the lives of so many, particularly those of us who knew him well. Photo by: John Reeves A major … Read More

Tim Pitsiulak: A Celebration of Life

Tim Pitisulak, talented artist and beloved community leader, passed away in late 2016. On Thursday, July 13 2017, we gathered at Feheley Fine Arts to celebrate his life. Family members from across the arctic, artists, curators, admirers and others joined to pay tribute and remember the late artist. Surrounded by a selection of Tim’s work, memories and remarks were shared … Read More

Papier 17

Papier 17 Toronto Feheley Fine Arts Gallery

Over the weekend of April 22nd, Papier 17 was held at Montreal’s Arsenal, a contemporary work on paper fair. This year we highlighted work by Shuvinai Ashoona, Ningiukuluk Teevee and featured a special collaborative work by Harold Klunder and Kenojuak Ashevak. We also exhibited prints from the 1960s. We are especially proud the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts acquired two works by … Read More

Shuvinai Ashoona – Curiosities

On March 11th we opened Shuvinai Ashoona’s latest show Curiosities. Continuing with Shuvinai’s constant exploration of imaginary scenes, this show taps into her familiar themes of globes, monsters, and traditional scenes along with the introduction of bones. Shuvinai was present for the exhibition along with Joemie Takpaungai, who assisted the artist translating some of her ideas in Inuktitut. After a … Read More

Art On Paper 2017

For the first time, Feheley Fine Arts participated in the New York fair, Art on Paper. Right in downtown Manhattan’s Pier 36, the gallery displayed a wide range of Inuit art alongside great international galleries. New drawings by Ningeokuluk Teevee and Shuvinai Ashoona were accompanied with prints by Saimaiyu Akesuk, Pudlo Pudlat, Kenoujak Ashevak, and others. Following the success of … Read More

Art Toronto 2016

This October marked our 17th year participating in Art Toronto,  and what a year it was! Our booth featured work by Annie Pootoogook, Jutai Toonoo, Padloo Samayualie, Shuvinai Ashoona, Ningeokuluk Teevee and emerging artist Pauojoungie Saggiak. We also featured Tim Pitsiulak’s new Iceberg series. His drawings were in a parallel show at our gallery entitled ICE. For the 5th time, … Read More

Tanya Tagaq and Shad at Feheley Fine Arts

In anticipation of the release of Tanya Tagaq’s latest CD Retribution, Tanya and Shad along with Jesse Zubot and Jean Martin recorded a special performance at Feheley Fine Arts for CBC Music. Below is a video of the performance and a link to an article written by CBC Music’s Holly Gordon. http://www.cbcmusic.ca/posts/12842/tanya-tagaq-retribution-shad Retribution will be released on October 21st!    

The Private Collection – Baker Lake Wall-hangings

On Saturday September 24th, we celebrated the launch of our new website as well as the opening of our Baker Lake Wall-hanging exhibition. Installed in the gallery are over 30 wall-hangings and one very special Amautiq.  To a full gallery, Ragilee and Morris Alorut performed a song and traditional drum dance. The exhibition will run until the 15th of October. … Read More

The Awareness Series by Barry Pottle

We were delighted to open The Awareness Series exhibition by Barry Pottle on April 30th, 2016.  The show features a series of 19 photographs split into two contrasting concepts depicting Inuit identity. ‘The Eskimo Identification Tag’ (Disc number) was issued by the Government of Canada, starting in the 1940’s, as a means of identifying Inuit for census purposes.  The series includes … Read More

Jutai Toonoo – Life: A Retrospective Exhibition

In late 2015, beloved artist Jutai Toonoo passed away at his home in Cape Dorset.We commemorated his life and work on March 5th with a special retrospective exhibition. Family from Cape Dorset, Iqaluit and Ottawa, along with friends and admirers of the artist attended the event at Feheley Fine Arts. Surrounded by a large body of Jutai’s work spanning the past 16 … Read More