Oviloo Tunnillie (1949 – 2014)

We are greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Oviloo Tunnillie (1949 – 2014). She passed away at home on June 12, 2014 after her second battle against cancer. Born in Kangia, Baffin Island in 1949, Tunnillie’s celebrated artistic career spans over four decades. She carved her first sculpture titled Mother and Child in 1966 when she was merely 17 … Read More

Toonoo’s Legacy

Exhibition opened November 1, 2002 Sometimes one moment can become the axis around which a whole universe spins. The world remembers 1969 as the year of Woodstock’s quest for harmony and the first moon walk that became a celebration of man’s technological advancements. Meanwhile, in the Arctic the I were making their own advances, navigating the treacherous journey from traditional … Read More