Janet Kigusiuq: Colour

Throughout her career, Janet Kigusiuq created drawings, prints, sculptures and textiles.  Much of her work portrays life as it was once lived on the land as well as Inuit mythology but she also produced striking abstract and semi-abstract drawings and collages that are nothing short of glorious. Many of Kigusiuq’s early drawings are filled to brimming with figures and teaming … Read More

Second Nature: Janet Kingusiuq

To behold these recent works on paper by Janet Kigusiuq is to be seduced by colour and delighted by form. Kigusiuq was born in 1926 to Jessie Oonark, the first and  brightest  star in the Baker Lake firmament. Oonark taught her eldest daughter resilience and self-reliance during the difficult years on the Barren Lands through the 1940s and 1950s, and … Read More