Resources

The Canadian Encyclopedia: Kenojuak Ashevak

A detailed biography featuring selected works, suggested readings, and external links.

 

Cybermuse: Meet the Artist

A series of video clips featuring Kenojuak Ashevak discussing her work and her life as an artist.

 

Gallery Elca London: Kenojuak Ashevak

A digital gallery of more than 35 works by Kenojuak Ashevak, including an accompanying biography.

 

Design

The Incredible Art Department: Elements And Principles of Design

An exploration of the elements and principles of design with accompanying activities and illustrations.

 

Inuit Art And Culture

Iqqaippa: Celebrating Inuit Art

A website dedicated to the celebration of Inuit art, which includes an exhibition and brief history of Inuit art, information on Inuit culture and art making, and related links.

 

The Virtual Museum of Canada: Holman—Forty Years of Graphic Design

An excellent resource for teachers, this site features detailed lesson plans that explore design through Inuit art. Lesson plans include videos and links.

 

The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art: Inuit Artists Project

A detailed list of Intuit artist biographies, a community map, legends and stories, and Inuit music samples offered by the Centre for Con temporary Canadian Art.

 

Cybermuse: Drawings in Contemporary Inuit Art

A collection of lesson plans for Grades K-12 that provides an introduction to contemporary Inuit prints and drawings in the National Gallery of Canada’s collection.