Rae Braden

Rae Braden is a visual artist living in Yellowknife NWT. Graduating with a fine art diploma from Red Deer College and a degree in fine arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, she continues her artistic career from her cozy backyard studio. She enjoys working in printmaking, […]

Germaine Arnaktauyok

Germaine Arnaktauyok is one of the few Inuit artists with formal art training. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Manitoba and had her first public exhibition at the prestigious Winnipeg Art Gallery in 1998. The exhibition featured her drawings and prints from 1970-1997. She had […]

Gabe Gely

When Gabriel Gely left France in 1952, he was pursuing a boyhood dream to see the Canadian North. Since his introduction the following year to a remote settlement on Baffin Island, Gabriel lived the greater part of the ensuing thirty-five years in several High Arctic settlements.

As a specialist in the […]

Graeme Shaw

Graeme Shaw is an artist with a varied background and set of artistic perspectives.  Born in Calgary and raised by a mother who was an artist, he spent his youth living in several different cities across the western provinces throughout his youth. His mother arranged for him to be tutored […]

Moose Hair Tufting

This craft came into existence shortly after World War 1. A Métis woman from the Fort Simpson area, Mrs. Boniface Lafferty was inspired by a resident nun who used wool in work called “punch work.” Mrs. Lafferty used this technique using moose hair. Only the white hairs […]