Opening Reception: Mathew Nuqingaq – Masquerade

For someone well recognized for his “masks”– as in his famous array of wildly imaginative snow goggles – Mathew Nuqingaq proved to be disarmingly forthright about his emotions at the opening of his Masquerade exhibition. The goggles themselves are playful, yet at the same time they display an exceptionally high standard of craftsmanship. Whether working with muskox horn, antler, baleen, … Read More

Exhibition: Mathew Nuqingaq – Masquerade

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Feheley Fine Arts invites you to an enchanting evening of masquerade! On June 13, join us for an exhibition of phantasmagoric wearable artwork by Mathew Nuqingaq, including snow goggles and jewelry. Nuqingaq, CM, is an Iqaluit-based performance artist, photographer, sculptor, jewelry-maker, drum dancer, and Member of the Order of Canada. He is best known for his wearable works of art … Read More

Mathew Nuqingaq: “Masquerade”

He’s a drum dancer, performance artist, photographer, sculptor, jewelry maker and Member of the Order of Canada. He’s principally known for his wearable works of art that draw on traditional Inuit stories and symbols. Recently, a pair of his antler earrings made it onto the cover of Maclean’s magazine, worn by none other than former federal cabinet minister, Jane Philpott. … Read More

KUDLIK EARRINGS

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Mathew Nuqingaq
Iqaluit 2019
silver, 1 1/2 x 3/4 in.

WINGS

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Mathew Nuqingaq
Iqaluit 2019
Silver 3 1/2 in.

FEATHER

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Mathew Nuqingaq
Iqaluit 2019
Silver 4 1/2 in.