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The Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award (KAMA) is a biennial prize that supports the practice of an Inuk artist by facilitating opportunities for artistic development and career growth. The five shortlisted artists for the 2023 KAMA will be featured in a special group exhibition at WAG-Qaumajuq.


Congratulations to the 2023 Shortlist Artists

Billy Gauthier • Maureen Gruben • Gayle Uyagapi Kabloona • Kablusiak • Ningiukulu Teevee

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Shortlist Artists

Billy Gauthier Billy Gauthier Maureen Gruben Maureen Gruben Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona Kablusiak Kablusiak Ningiukulu Teevee Ningiukulu Teevee

2023 Longlist Artists

Manasie Akpaliapik • Deantha Edmunds • Billy Gauthier • Glenn Gear • Maureen Gruben • Gayle Uyagapi Kabloona • Kablusiak • Gloria Putumiraqtuq • Ningiukulu Teevee • Couzyn van Heuvelen

Each of these talented artists will receive $2,500 and be featured in a limited edition catalogue, exclusively available to Inuit Art Quarterly subscribers.

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