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  • Artist Spotlight: Jimmy Manning (b. 1951)


    Place: Born in Kimmirut; raised and lives in Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Nunavut About the artist: Jimmy Manning is a self-taught Inuk photographer and an integral member of the Cape Dorset arts community. In the early 1970s he worked as a carving

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  • Artist Spotlight: Timootie Pitsiulak (1967-2016)


    Place: Born in Kimmirut, Nunavut; based in Cape Dorset for most of his life About the artist: Timootie (Tim) Pitsiulak was one of Canada’s most sought-after contemporary Inuit artists. Best known for his drawings, he was also a jewellery-maker, sculptor, lithographer

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  • Artist Spotlight: Annie Pootoogook (1969 – 2016)


    Place: Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Nunavut and Ottawa About the artist: Annie Pootoogook was an internationally recognized, contemporary Inuit artist, whose rich depictions of everyday life in the North challenged expectations of Inuit art and culture. Her drawings and prints focused

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  • Artist Spotlight: Doug Smarch (b. 1967)


    Place: Born in Whitehorse; raised in Teslin, Yukon, where he now resides About the artist: Doug Smarch is a conceptual artist who works in sculpture and animation. Raised in a traditional lifestyle of the Tlingit Nation, he began carving wood

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