Fall 2023
Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award recipient multimedia artist Tarralik Duffy will be in-residency at WAG-Qaumajuq in Fall 2023!

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The Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award is a biennial prize organized by the Inuit Art Foundation, which celebrates mid-career Inuit artists and other important projects to connect Inuit artists with global audiences and with each other. The award recognizes a shortlist of three artists who each receive $3,000 and a prize winner who receives $10,000. The winning artist receives a solo exhibition at WAG-Qaumajuq, an accompanying exhibition publication, and WAG-Qaumajuq will acquire an artwork from the winning artist for its permanent collection. The prize will also include an artist-in-residency program, hosted at WAG-Qaumajuq.

Artist

Tarralik Duffy

1979

Tarralik Duffy is a talented artist, jeweller and writer from Salliq (Coral Harbour), NU currently based in Saskatoon, SK. Working primarily in jewellery design, she also uses textiles and other mediums to produce clothing and accessories for her label Ugly Fish. She has travelled across Canada exhibiting and selling her work including shows at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Winnipeg, MB. Her work is currently available at the National Gallery of Canada Boutique in Ottawa, ON. In 2021 Duffy was the winner of the Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award.

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