Kenojuak Ashevak: Dancing Loon Matted Print


Member pricing: $13.56

Total Size with Matte: 14" x 11"
Print Size: Approximately 8" x 5.5"
Picture 1 - Print
Picture 2 - Matte
Printed in Canada.

Inuit from Ikirasaq, southern coast of Baffin Island (in Arctic Ocean of Northern Canada)

Like many Inuit artists, Kenojuak Ashevak has spent most of her life living on the land in a manner not unlike that of her ancestors. She was born at the south Baffin Island camp of Ikirisaq, and grew up travelling from camp to camp on south Buffin and in Canada’s Eastern Arctic.

Kenojuak Ashevak is internationally renowned for her tremendous accomplishments and contributions to Inuit art. Her simple compositions, bold lines and strong colours define the classic drawing Cape Dorset style. Kenojuak focuses on the process and aesthetics of drawing more than on the specifics of Inuit life and her memories. Her work is characterized by a central element (often an animal, bird, fish or human) positioned on the paper without the context of landscape or narrative devices.


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