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Postma Fine Art

POSTMA FINE ART | CANADIAN FINE ART Private Fine Art Dealer | Calgary

POSTMA FINE ART | CANADIAN FINE ART Private Fine Art Dealer | Calgary

POSTMA FINE ART | CANADIAN FINE ART Private Fine Art Dealer | CalgaryPOSTMA FINE ART | CANADIAN FINE ART Private Fine Art Dealer | CalgaryPOSTMA FINE ART | CANADIAN FINE ART Private Fine Art Dealer | Calgary

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WELCOME TO POSTMA FINE ART

Please contact us at info@postmafineart.com 

if you are searching for specific art not currently posted online.  We are always happy to assist.   


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Update January 17, 2020:  New work added (view under 'New' or 'Drawing' or Artist's Name tab):

- Drawing on paper, 2 by PITSEOLAK NIVIAQSI;

- Drawing on paper, 1 by KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK;

- Limited Edition print by SOROSEELUTU ASHOONA 'TALK OF THE OCEAN'

- Joanasie Manning's 'Owl' (2019), stone, arrived this week (and is now available).


Availability Update:  'Sunlit Sky' from the 2019 Cape Dorset Collection (October 19, 2019 release) is now sold out (entire edition of 50).  Thank you.  


2020 Dorset Wall Calendars - Yes, we do have a few calendars and will offer them on a complimentary basis with purchase of any Cape Dorset art in January 2020.


PayPal:  A quick note about online purchasing.  You do not require a PayPal account to purchase online.  After adding items to your online cart, you will (on the screen after you type in your name and ship-to address) see a choice between 'Pay Offline' or 'Pay with PayPal'.  If you do wish to pay with your PayPal account, click on the 'Pay with PayPal' button.  And, if you don't wish to pay with PayPal, also click the same button (the next screen will then give you an option to simply add your credit card information and pay without a PayPal account).  We thought we would clarify because the checkout screen looks like you may only have two options in terms of payment, when in fact you have three or four options) - however to fully see that you have to click through the 'pay with PayPal button/screen first).  Also of note, regardless if you choose PayPal or not, we do not see your credit card information (to provide you with an extra layer of privacy).


Update January 10, 2020:  New work added:

- Drawing on paper by OHOTAQ MIKKIGAK, Tikitu Qinnuayuak, and Shuvinai Ashoona

- Stone carving / sculpture by Joanasie Manning


We added a 'High-Resolution Image Download' Option to use when shopping online.  

If you wish to view an artwork in higher resolution, prior to purchasing online,

contact us at info@postmafineart.com to request an email link to view and download the image file.

(In future you will be able to download the image from this website without a special request).


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***January 2, 2020:  website was updated to reflect 60th Annual 

2019 Autumn Cape Dorset Collection availability (for orders shipping on / after January 6, 2020).***  


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Why Choose Postma Fine Art?

Enjoy complimentary outbound shipping / courier to most mainland locations in Canada and the U.S.A. 

(contact us for shipping rates to other international destinations), and, 

we'll track the order in transit for you until it arrives safely at your ship-to address, and

a complimentary 2020 Dorset wall calendar (seasonal offer while supplies last), and

a Dealer's loyalty discount (for repeat business and referrals), and

for our 2019/20 Clients, first choice / selection during early preview / new future releases in 2020.


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The next major release of new Cape Dorset limited edition prints will be Spring 2020.


The 61st Annual Dorset Collection will be available for acquisition sometime mid-October 2020 

(early preview / pre-release reservations will be accepted commencing late August / early September 2020)*.  

*Actual dates, arrangements participation, and preview details to be confirmed in 2020.  

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60TH ANNUAL 2019 AUTUMN CAPE DORSET (KINNGAIT) COLLECTION

The 60th Annual Autumn Cape Dorset Collection is available October 19, 2019.


Congratulations to the entire Cape Dorset Artist Community

for reaching this milestone;

to our Colleagues supporting their talent and efforts,

and to those of you acquiring art from the latest Collection.


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INUIT ART-RELATED ARTICLES OF INTEREST, IN THE NEWS:


Exhibition Of Interest, at the Textile Museum of Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada):

December 7, 2019 - August 30, 2020 | PRINTED TEXTILES FROM KINNGAIT STUDIOS

Featured artists and printmakers: Anna Kingwatsiak (1911–1971), Anirnik Oshuitoq (1902–1983), Eegyvudluk Pootoogook (1931–2000), Innukjuakju Pudlat (1913–1972), Ishuhungito Pootoogook (1939–), Iyola Kingwatsiak (1933–2000), Kananginak Pootoogook (1935–2010), Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013), Lukta Qiatsuk (1928–2004), Lucy Qinnuayak (1915–1982), Mary Samuellie Pudlat (1923–2001), Osuitok Ipeelee (1922–2005), Ovilu, Parr (1893–1969), Paunichea (1920–1968), Pitseolak Ashoona (1904–1983), Pudlo Pudlat (1916–1992), Sharni Pootoogook (Sharnee) (1922–2003), Sheouak (1923–1961), Sorosilutu Ashoona (1941–), Ulayu Pingwartok (1904–1978).


INUIT ARTISTS IN THEIR OWN WORDS | From RCI's (Radio Canada International) 'Eye On the Arctic': 

"For 10 years, 'Eye On the Arctic' has been visiting inuit artists in Canada to gather in-studio interviews as they reflect on their art in their own words.  We've now launched a page where you can see the videos all in one place"…  Link to Article


Autumn 2019:  60th Anniversary Cover Story from 'Above & Beyond', Canada's Arctic Journal and Canadian North's popular Inflight Magazine | "The vibrancy of Inuit culture is palpable across 60 years of art making in Cape Dorset, Nunavut. As the proclaimed capital of Inuit art in Canada, Cape Dorset is home to the most prominent Inuit artists, recognized around the world".  


DECEMBER 18, 2019:  From CBC News:  

'Cape Dorset votes to revert to a traditional name — Kinngait'


From The Economist:  INDIGENOUS ART GOES MAINSTREAM - AND GLOBAL

New shows and museums highlight the breadth of indigenous art


DECEMBER 15, 2019:  From The Globe & Mail:

The best of 2019 Canadian visual arts: an essential year of Indigenous work, at home and abroad


International Exhibition in Glasgow, U.K, Feb 7 - Mar 22, 2020

Shuvinai Ashoona, 'Holding on to Universes'


OCTOBER 20, 2019:  From CBC News, Manitoba:

A rare glance inside Winnipeg Art Gallery's Inuit Art Centre  Opening in 2020

"An innovative and interactive space which is expected to become home to the largest collection of Inuit art in the world is under construction at the Winnipeg Art Gallery".

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/inuit-art-centre-winnipeg-art-galleru-1.5055433


MAY 31, 2018:  From CBC News:  Tunirrusiangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak

Exhibit at Art Gallery of Ontario to focus on 2 late famed Inuit artists

"Will be the 1st time Inuit art showcased in gallery's largest exhibition space…".

https://ago.ca/exhibitions/tunirrusiangit-kenojuak-ashevak-and-tim-pitsiulak

https://canadianart.ca/reviews/tunirrusiangit-kenojuak-ashevak-and-tim-pitsiulak/


MAY 9, 2017:  From Canadian Art Magazine:

Inuit Art Makes a Global Breakthrough at the Venice Biennale



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