In Studio with Megan Kyak-Monteith
Watch the video to hear Kyak-Monteith talk about her work and process:
This post is part of RBCxWAG: INUA Virtual Sessions, connecting you with Qaumajuq’s inaugural exhibition no matter where you are in the world! Watch for monthly programs with the artists and curators at wag.ca/inua-online.
Painter and illustrator Megan Kyak-Monteith is an early career artist from Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), NU based in Halifax, NS. A recent graduate of NSCAD University where she studied Interdisciplinary Arts, her work is oftern rooted in explorations of memory and personal narrative. Kyak-Montieth’s work has been widely published, including as the cover of the Winter 2020 issue of the Inuit Art Quarterly on “Painting”. In the accompanying feature story “Matchbox Mountaintops”, author Tarralik Duffy characterizes her work as “vividly articulat[ing] a sense of reminiscence, longing and displacement.” Kyak-Monteith’s work has been exhibited across Canada including at Mount St. Vincent University Art Gallery in Halifax, NS and the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Manitoba.