Indigenous art acquisition programs: results for the 2016 to 2017 fiscal year

Learn about the art acquisition programs in fiscal year 2016 to 2017 and what artwork was acquired by the Indigenous Art Centre.

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Acquisition program details

Thirty-nine works of art were selected for the Indigenous Art Collection at Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC).

Jurors for the National acquisitions program were:

Artwork selected through the national acquisitions program

Artist Artist Artwork name and year Medium Reference number
Shuvinai Ashoona (Inuit) Untitled (2015) Colour pencil and ink on paper 500419
Shuvinai Ashoona (Inuit) Untitled (2016) Graphite, colour pencil and ink on paper 500431
Shuvinai Ashoona (Inuit) Untitled (2016) Colour pencil and ink on paper 500420
Siassie Kenneally (Inuit) Untitled (2016) Graphite, colour pencil and ink on paper 500423
Qavavau Manumie (Inuit) Untitled (2015) Colour pencil and ink on paper 500417
Qavavau Manumie (Inuit) Untitled (2016) Colour pencil and ink on paper 500418
Tim Pitsiulak (Inuit) GoPro Whales (2016) Graphite and colour pencil on paper 500424
Tim Pitsiulak (Inuit) Floe Edge Stories (2016) Graphite and colour pencil on paper 500425
Tim Pitsiulak (Inuit) After the Storm (2015) Graphite and colour pencil on paper 500426
Tim Pitsiulak (Inuit) Untitled (2015) Graphite and colour pencil on paper 500432
Nicotye Samayualie (Inuit) What I Buy after Selling my Drawings (2013) Graphite, colour pencil and ink on paper 500427
Nicotye Samayualie (Inuit) Untitled (2016) Graphite, colour pencil and ink on paper 500430
Pudloo Samayualie (Inuit) Untitled (Cape Dorset WBEC Studios) (2015) Graphite, colour pencil and ink on paper 500429
Nicotye Samayualie (Inuit) My Missing Luggage (2016) Graphite, colour pencil and ink on paper 500433
Nicotye Samayualie (Inuit) Untitled (2016) Graphite, colour pencil and ink on paper 500428
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) Sedna, Mother of Sea Mammals (2016) Colour pencil, ink and chalk pastel on paper 500422
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) Kiviuq (2015) Graphite, colour pencil and ink on paper 500421

Artwork selected through direct acquisition

Artist Artist Artwork name and year Medium Reference number
Alex Janvier (Denesuline Saulteaux) Intertribal Drum Song (2003) Oil on canvas 500435
Kent Monkman (Cree) Study for "The Scream" (2017) Acrylic on board 500436
Pitseolak Niviaqsi (Inuit) Sheltered Calf (2016) Etching and aquatint on paper 500410
Ningiukulu Nungutsuittuq (Inuit) Glowing Kudlik (2016) Stonecut and stencil on paper 500409
Tim Pitsiulak (Inuit) Ancient Walrus Skull (2016) Etching and aquatint on paper 500402
Tim Pitsiulak (Inuit) Red Walrus (2016) Lithograph on paper 500400
Tim Pitsiulak (Inuit) Double Tusked Narwhal (2016) Stonecut on paper 500399
Tim Pitsiulak (Inuit) Qimaajuq Ukali (Running Rabbit) (2016) Stonecut and stencil on paper 500401
Susan Point (Coast Salish) Untitled (Butterfly Grid) (2016) Cast forton and cedar 500438
Malaija Pootoogook (Inuit) Early Lesson (2016) Etching and aquatint on paper 500411
Barry Pottle (Inuk) Awareness 1 & 2 (2009-2010) Digital print on paper 500434 A-B
Arthur Renwick (Haisla) Wah-Ke-Yun-Shah (Red Thunder) (2004) Mixed media 500437
Pauojoungie Saggiak (Inuit) Treasures of the Sea (2016) Lithograph on paper 500404
Pauojoungie Saggiak (Inuit) Timmiaralaaq (Little Bird) (2016) Stonecut and stencil on paper 500403
Pauojoungie Saggiak (Inuit) Counting Char (2016) Lithograph on paper 500405
Kakulu Saggiaktuk (Inuit) Green Feathers (2016) Stonecut on paper 500414
Krista Belle Stewart (Okanagan) Seraphine, Seraphine (2013) Transfer from 16mm film & DVD 500439
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) My New Boots (2016) Stonecut and stencil on paper 500412
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) Okpik's Calico (2016) Stonecut and stencil on paper 500408
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) Neutralizer (2016) Stonecut on paper 500407
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) Magic Ulu (2016) Stonecut and stencil on paper 500406
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) Tip Toe through the Tundra (2016) Stonecut on paper 500413
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