Exhibition: Annual Cape Dorset Print Release

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It’s the most wonderful time of year! The 2021 Cape Dorset print collection features an excellent array of prints by staple studio artists including Ningiukulu Teevee, Saimaiyu Akesuk, Shuvinai Ashoona, and more. With a renewed sense of colour and dynamic application of subject matter, this print collection is certainly not one to be missed!

Celebrating sixty years of printmaking in Cape Dorset

The year 2019 marked the 60th anniversary of the legendary Kinngait Studios. In celebration, Feheley Fine Arts held the exhibition 60/60 which featured an unbelievable collection of prints from Kinngait (Cape Dorset). The show included one print from each year since the studio’s inception. 60/60 ran simultaneously alongside the 60th annual Cape Dorset Annual Print Release, visually exploring, in chronological … 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

The Co-op: Drawings from Cape Dorset

The Co-op is a group exhibition of drawings by the Cape Dorset artists celebrating 60 years of the Kinngait Studios. Commonly referred to as the Co-op (as part of the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative), the studios have been intimately involved in the lives of the Cape Dorset artists since 1959. They are also the longest continuously running printmaking studios in … Read More

2018 Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection

The 59th iteration of this landmark release arrives this month. Take a trip back in time to the late 1950s and you’ll find a very different perspective. Prior to the 1950s, the primary avenue for artistic expression among the Inuit was found in its decorative carvings and appliquéd designs on clothing and bags. Experimentation with printmaking began in the late … Read More

Kinngait Memories – John Hartman in Cape Dorset

On November 18th we opened our latest show, Kinngait Memories – John Hartman in Cape Dorset, a unique collaboration with Nicholas Metivier Gallery. Hartman, who was present, gave a talk about his experience working in Cape Dorset, to help elucidate some of the themes and ideas found in this show. The exhibition examines the work created by Hartman while he … Read More