Napachie Pootoogook “True North” exhibition

Feheley Fine Arts held the exhibition Napachie Pootoogook: True North in May 2014. The exhibition featured a fantastic selection of black ink pen drawings by Kinngait artist Napachie Pootoogook (1938–2002), completed in the mid-1990s. Napachie was the mother of artist Annie Pootoogook and her artistic influence became wonderfully evident in these particular drawings. On May 3, 2014, the gallery hosted … Read More

Napachie Pootoogook’s True North

Kinngait artist Napachie Pootoogook’s retrospective exhibition, True North, is under way! Last weekend, Feheley Fine Arts held a talk with curator Leslie Boyd, who discussed the impact of Pootoogook’s work on contemporary artists. She described Pootoogook’s role as a storyteller, and how she documented her personal experiences and memories in her artwork. Originally from the Qikiqtaaluk region of Nunavut, Pootoogook began … Read More

Napachie Pootoogook: True North

Exhibition opened May 3, 2014 These are the final drawings of Napachie Pootoogook (1938 – 2002). They are part of a larger body of work that was first exhibited at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) in the spring of 2004, and the following year at the National Gallery of Canada. This exhibition, True North, marks the 10th anniversary of the … Read More

Windows on Kinngait: The Drawings of Napachie Pootoogook and Annie Pootoogook

Exhibition opened June 18, 2005 Napachie Pootoogook This exhibition presents a very special body of work by the Cape Dorset graphic artist, Napachie Pootoogook (1938 — 2002). Late in her life, and motivated in part by her failing health, Napachie decided to tell the stories of her life and times: her local history, her personal experience and the stories of … Read More

Art by Women

Exhibition opened April 3, 2002 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 … Read More