Carving by Eli Sallualu Qinuajua

This 1981 carving by Eli Sallualu Qinuajua from Puvirnituq will be on exhibit at the 2017 IAS annual meeting in Corning, New York. In 1967, our conference guest, Nelson Graeburn, sponsored a contest for artists throughout the arctic to create highly imaginative works that allowed their imaginations “free rein.” The artist who created this work Read More …

Susie Silook featured at the 2017 IAS Meeting

Siberian Yup’ik/Inupiaq artist Susie Silook will be the featured artist as the 2017 Inuit Art Society Meeting in Corning New York on October 27-29. Silook is a Siberian Yup’ik/Inupiaq artist, writer, and activist. She’s best known for the ethereal female figures she creates from walrus ivory and whalebone. While inspired by ancient ceremonial dolls depicting Read More …