Glowing in the Winter Light

Feheley Fine Arts is pleased to present a selection of stained glass works, recently re-released from the Kinngait Studio archives. Made between 2005-2009, these fine works of colourful glass take the bold graphic images of Kinngait’s foremost artists, and translate them into a beautifully delicate art form. Glowing in the Winter Light features works by artists Kenojuak Ashevak (1927–2013), Arnaqu … Read More

My personal cultural moment of the year – OPINION

December 2019 By Joel Sears, Feheley Writer I grew up with a Kenojuak Ashevak lithograph hanging on the wall. It’s still there in my mother’s dining room. But I never fully appreciated the subtle power of Inuit art until I started working with Pat Feheley. It has been a real joy to be able to see this art through Pat’s … Read More

Kenojuak Ashevak

A cultural ambassador for the art of Canada, Kenojuak Ashevak was an award-winning artist exhibited worldwide. Born in 1927, she was an early participant at the graphics studio in Kinngait and quickly established herself as the most successful artist from the Arctic; her works are instantly recognizable. Among her many honours and achievements, she received two honourary doctorates and was … Read More

Kenojuak Ashevak’s upcoming exhibition

Feheley Fine Arts is happy to present the long-awaited retrospective exhibition of Kenojuak Ashevak‘s works, including sculpture, prints, and drawings spanning her fifty-year artistic career. Since she began her practice in the 1950s, Ashevak experimented with a diverse range of mediums, including etching and engraving, lithography, etching and aquatint, and even glass. She is best known for her graphic and … Read More

Pat Feheley at the AGO discussing the art of Kenojuak Ashevak

As a part of the Close Encounters Series, Pat Feheley was invited to the Art Gallery of Ontario on January 29 to discuss the art and career of the late Kenojuak Ashevak. If you missed the talk, you can watch her on the AGO’s live stream below.

Kenojuak Ashevak memorial

The internationally renowned Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak passed away on January 8th, 2013. Pat Feheley, a good friend of the artist, hosted a memorial service to commemorate the anniversary of her passing. Kenojuak Ashevak’s signature style and bold, colourful artwork was well-awarded; she was appointed to the Order of Canada in 1967, elected a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of … Read More

Dorset Large: Large-scale Drawings from the Kinngait Studios

The phenomenon of large scale drawings coming out of the community of Cape Dorset has attracted much interest by collectors and museums in the past few years. The initial offering of large format paper to the arctic community of Cape Dorset has been relatively recent. William (Bill) Ritchie, Studio Manager of the Kinngait Studios in Cape Dorset, began working on … Read More

Kenojuak and Onward

Generations Series The very existence of our recurring ‘Generations’ series suggests a profound trend toward the artistic within Inuit families. Questions are tantalizing: Does artistic talent run in the blood, or is it culturally or socially determined? Why are there so many artists in a relatively small community such as Cape Dorset? Are there connecting threads between related artists of … Read More

Art by Women

Foreword At the dawn of the twenty-first century, some people might question the necessity of another exhibition devoted to the artistic expression of Inuit women. Surely, they would say, the point has been well made in over twenty group exhibitions (and even more solo exhibitions) of Inuit women’s art since the mid-1970s in galleries across North America. And yet, reviewing … Read More