Indigenous art acquisition programs: results for 2019 to 2020 fiscal year

Learn about the art acquisition programs in fiscal year 2019 to 2020 and what artwork was acquired by the Indigenous Art Centre.

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Acquisition program details

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

Artwork selected through the direct acquisitions program

Artist Artist Artwork name and year Medium Reference number
Ginette "Kakakos" Aubin (Maliseet) Revendication/Claim  (2019) Acrylic on canvas 501086
Katherine Boyer (Métis) Carry the Horizon With You (2020) Mixed media 501066
Simon Brascoupé (Algonquin Mohawk) Winter  (2019) Risography on paper 501077
Simon Brascoupé (Algonquin Mohawk) Fall  (2019) Risography on paper 501076
Simon Brascoupé (Algonquin Mohawk) Summer  (2019) Risography on paper 501075
Simon Brascoupé (Algonquin Mohawk) Spring  (2019) Risography on paper 501074
Claire Brascoupé (Algonquin) Butterflies and Flowers  (2019) Risography on paper 501079
Darcie Bernhardt (Inuit) Jijuu Playing Bingo (2018) Oil on canvas 501065
Maureen Gruben (Inuit) Breathing Hole (2019) Dicore insulation board, stainless steel pins, sealskin 501068 A-NN
Mark Igloliorte (Inuit) Kayak is Inuktitut for Seal Hunting Boat (blue version) (2019) Acrylic on unstretched canvas 501084
Mark Igloliorte (Inuit) Seal Skin Neck Pillow (2019) Sealskin 501083
Claude Latour (Algonquin) Eighth Fire (2019) Photo based mixed media digital print on Epson archival paper 501085
Mairi Brascoupé (Algonquin) Chickadees and Flowers (2019) Risography on paper 501078
Glenna Matoush (Anishinaabe) People Of The Rocks (2010) Mixed media 501082
Taqralik Partridge (Inuit) Tusarsauvungaa? (2018-2019) Mixed media 501067 A-I
Jobena Petonoquot (Algonquin) We All Drank Tea with the Queen: Tea cup (2011) Intaglio print on rag paper, glass seed beads, nylon thread 501071
Joben Petonoquot (Algonquin) We All Drank Tea with the Queen: The Good Little Indian (2011) Intaglio print on rag paper, glass seed beads, nylon thread 501070
Jobena Petonoquot (Algonquin) We All Drank Tea with the Queen: Beaver pelt (2011) Intaglio print on rag paper, glass seed beads, nylon thread 501072
Jobena Petonoquot (Algonquin) We All Drank Tea with the Queen: Ode to Tom Thomson (2011) Intaglio print on rag paper, glass seed beads, nylon thread 501073
Jobena Petonoquot (Algonquin) The Reservation Bonnet (2018) Mixed media 501069 A-F
Quvianaqtuk Pudlat (Inuit) Tundra Wolf (2019) Stonecut on paper 501063
Pauojoungie Saggiak (Inuit) Playful Bears (2019) Etching and aquatint on paper 501062
Ooloosie Saila (Inuit) Sunlit Sky (2019) Lithograph on paper 501060
Padloo Samayualie (Inuit) Antlers and Bones (2019) Lithograph on paper 501061
Travis Shilling (Anishinaabe) The Excavators #1 (2019) Oil on canvas 501081
Travis Shilling (Anishinaabe) Disguise (2018) Oil on canvas 501080
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) Braiding my Hair (2019) Etching and aquatint on paper 501058
Ningeokuluk Teevee (Inuit) Sedna's Creation (2019) Stonecut on paper 501059
Jesse Tungilik (Inuit) Sealskin Spacesuit (2019-2020) Mixed media 501087 A-B
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