Happy Holidays 2020! COMPLIMENTARY SHIPPING CANADA & USA
Happy Holidays 2020! COMPLIMENTARY SHIPPING CANADA & USA
ONLINE ORDERING DECEMBER 2020:
We will be checking for orders and new email messages (even during out typical 'closed' hours),
24/7 right up until December 24 for assistance with availability checks, online orders, last-minute gifts.
CANADA: Complimentary shipping to most locations for most items shown online.
WEBSITE NAVIGATION: To view our latest uploads, click on 'SHOP' tab at top of page, then use the filter on the upper right-hand side of your webpage and change it to 'NEWEST'. You may also filter using other criteria or type in the name of the print you are searching for (in the web field with the magnifying glass).
You may also choose to click on 'SHOP' tab, then 'KINNGAIT' (left-hand side of webpage), where artwork is grouped into categories (by type, year, artist).
If you are shopping online from the USA this holiday season,
please note for most items/destinations there are no courier charges,
import duties nor taxes charged to you (for most items presented online, to most destinations).
Prices on the website are in Canadian dollars.
INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS can expect courier plus import / other fees to be applied to your order either prior to or after shipment (or charged directly to you, i.e. via your government, customs, etc.) at time of receipt.
Added a small selection of stone sculptures from Cape Dorset / Kinngait to showcase some work available; if you are looking for work by a particular Artist or subject matter, please let us know and we'll send you a selection to consider (not everything available is posted online). To view link is here (click).
Edition of 50 'STEPPING OUT' by N. Teevee sold out very quickly this year (released October 17, 2020) however 'Raven's Regalia' (similar in line, colour, composition is available (last 2 only before the entire edition is sold out), as is LEGEND OF QALUPALIK.
Added Drawings (1 of 1) by N. Teevee Link is here (click).
Multiple pages; drawings and prints are mixed at this link.
November 24, 2020 Update: Today the province of Alberta introduced new public health measures and enacted a (second) state of public health emergency to curb the spread of COVID-19. These changes will impact the City of Calgary (and surrounding health zone) as well as the Edmonton zone for at least the next 3 weeks. As noted previously on November 12th, we proactively made business modifications after considering the situation therefore it is business as usual for us in terms of our day-to-day operations (with some operational modifications as we adapt to changing circumstances). All continues to be well with us; we anticipate longer lead times (for some items and service) between now and the end of 2020. if you have any questions or concerns please let us know. Stay safe; we are looking forward to 2021.
2021 Calendars: The annual 2021 Cape Dorset (Kinngait) Wall Calendars are currently in stock. To view click link. We added a special offer this year for purchase of 2 calendars (see pull-down menu on the calendar page). The calendars are complimentary with any 2020 Autumn Collection Dorset artwork purchase (shipping to Canada / USA only). Available only while supplies last (currently very low inventory - they will be permanently stocked out when sold out, likely December 2020/January 2021; fewer copies were made available by the supplier this year due to the uncertainty in the spring surrounding the pandemic).
The 2022 calendar will be available, tentatively in June 2021 for those of you who hope to acquire one (either through purchase or to many of our clients, per request on a complimentary basis). Watch our webpage for availability updates probably mid 2022.
Cape Dorset 2020 Autumn Collection work (released on October 17, 2020): view available work at this LINK. For best selection, and shortest lead-time (from order to delivery), we recommend making your selections prior to November 28, 2020.
November 12, 2020 Update: In the interest of public health, safety, and wellness, we are voluntarily electing to transition our business activities to essential/online/distance-only for at least the next few weeks:
- to do our part and help flatten the Covid19 curve, especially as the number of cases climb in many parts of Canada and internationally), and
- to support Canadian (and international) health-care professionals' request for assistance
(to help safeguard the health-care system from becoming overwhelmed);
- to help protect vulnerable people by limiting the spread of the virus.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020
INTRODUCING THE 61ST ANNUAL CAPE DORSET / KINNGAIT 2020 AUTUMN COLLECTION
Click HERE to view currently available work.
Our offer (applicable to all Cape Dorset (Kinngait) art, including the autumn collection) is:
Contact us before November 28th if possible for best selection.
Best wishes with your selection(s) this year.
If entire edition is not sold out by December 2020, we will post additional availability online at that time (or in January 2021), or,
contact us at email@example.com to join our waitlist (and be notified prior to release to general public).
INUIT ART-RELATED ARTICLES OF INTEREST, IN THE NEWS:
CONTACT CRA (CANADA REVENUE AGENCY) FOR CURRENT DETAILS REGARDING THIS PROGRAM
"Federal tax law allows deductions for purchasing qualifying Canadian artwork. Companies can deduct for tax purposes an amount annually for depreciation (normally equal to a 20 per cent declining deduction). To qualify, artwork must:
October 28, 2020: It appears the WAG (Winnipeg Art Gallery) has set the opening date of their new Inuit Art Centre for February 2020. "The Winnipeg Art Gallery is excited to announce that a circle of language keepers has given an Inuktitut name to what was formerly known as the Inuit Art Centre: Qaumajuq [HOW-ma-yourq], meaning “It is bright, it is lit,” which celebrates the light that flows into the new building connected to the WAG. This naming initiative is an important step on the WAG’s Indigenization journey, as is free admission for all Indigenous Peoples to WAG-Qaumajuq starting with the landmark opening, expected to launch in February 2021". Source WAG
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:
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:
International Exhibition in Glasgow, U.K, Feb 7 - Mar 22, 2020
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".
MAY 31, 2018: From CBC News: Tunirrusiangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak
"Will be the 1st time Inuit art showcased in gallery's largest exhibition space…".
MAY 9, 2017: From Canadian Art Magazine: