It is with great sorrow that we learned of the passing of artist and friend, Ohotaq Mikkigak. He passed away in his home in Cape Dorset on October 29, 2014. Our thoughts are with his family and community during this difficult time. He will be greatly missed.
Ohotaq Mikkigak: Imagined Landscapes
Ohotaq Mikkigak is of the generation of Inuit artists who grew-up on the land and visited settlements like Cape Dorset for supplies. He fondly remembers the traditional elements of his childhood which gave him a close connection to his cultural ancestry. In 1958, after meeting his wife Qaunaq, a graphic artist, sculptor and throat singer, in Nuvukjuac, they were married … Read More