Art of Cape Dorset


2018.06.02 - 2018.08.31

The art of Cap Dorset

has had an extraordinary impact on the international visual art landscape. The prints, drawings and sculpture created in the community´s West Baffin Eskimo Co-operatives  Kinngait Studios have more than distinct aesthetic; they express the community´s history, its sense of place, its stories and its relevance. Their allure has attracted a dedicated and long term following, and continues to capture the imagination of new collectors. The commercial success and its artists have become cultural ambassadors in the broader, contemporary art world. All of this has been guided over a span of more than fifty years and four generations by clear mission: to be among the best visual art studios in Canada by providing the community with the space to create and collectors with an exceptional and inspiring product