• Qiatsuk, Lukta (Kinngait, 1928–2004)

    A sculptor, graphic artist, and printmaker, Lukta Qiatsuk began making art in Cape Dorset in 1957–58. He was the master printmaker for more than two hundred prints for the Cape Dorset annual print collection. His sculpture includes both human and wildlife subjects, with a strong focus on birds, particularly owls.

  • Quick-to-See Smith, Jaune (Salish, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation, b. 1940)

    A painter and cultural worker who combines Salish mythology with collage, appropriated imagery, and formal elements of Western canon artists to consider environmental destruction and the systemic oppression of Indigenous peoples. In the 1970s Smith founded the Grey Canyon Artists based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to advocate for Indigenous women artists.

Download Download