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Monthly Archives: December 2014

A week of loss for the Inuit artistic community

Posted on by Lynn Feasey

This has been a week of loss for the Inuit artistic community. My heartfelt condolences go out to family and friends of the beautiful Joey Ammaq, talented musician, father and husband and member of ArtCirq, who went well before his time, and the great sculptor Kiawak Ashoona who left us a legacy of art to remember him by, and I’ve now just learned that Inuit art champion and gallery owner, Judy Kardosh has passed. Nakurmiik to all of you, you will be missed. Continue reading

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Judith Varney Burch

Posted on by Lynn Feasey

While it may be true that she cannot sew a button, she really does she know her textiles! My friend, colleague and charmingly nutty Nova Scotia ‘neighbour’, Judith Varney Birch….

Arctic art presented with passion
“Do you know how long it takes to make an igloo?” Curator Judith Varney Burch knows from personal experience. Read on to learn more about igloos, Inuit art and her burning passion for the cold north. Continue reading

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