Patricia Feheley talks about “Fusion & Rarities”

In May 2023 the gallery was thrilled to present a double-feature exhibition event showcasing two stellar shows: Fusion – Collaborative Drawings; and Rarities – Coveted Cape Dorset prints. At the opening reception on May 27, Pat Feheley spoke on the importance of collaboration at the Kinngait Studios and its integral existence since the very first printmaking experiments in the late … Read More

Patricia Feheley, C.M.

In December 2021 we were thrilled to announce Patricia Feheley, C.M. as a new appointee to the Order of Canada – one of the country’s highest civilian honours. Pat was recognized for her long-standing contributions to the Canadian art scene, particularly her promotion of Inuit art and culture. Pat has been involved with Inuit art since childhood. She visited Kinngait, … Read More

Patricia Feheley talks about “Curiosity” by Shuvinai Ashoona

Shuvinai Ashoona‘s extraordinary large-scale drawing Curiosity includes all of the elements for which the artist is best known. She depicts Kinngait from above where various creatures and absurdly placed animals walk and swim through the community. In signature fashion, Ashoona masterfully merges the real with the imagined: bowhead whales swim through the cemetery behind the Anglican church while tentacle monsters … Read More