Art Windsor-Essex respectively acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Walpole Island First Nation. We want to state our respect for the historical and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
60th Anniversary: West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative Cape Dorset/Kinngait WBEC Studios
October 19, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Pudlo Pudlat, Man Carrying Bear, 1961, colour skin stencil on paper, 23/50, 64.0 cm x 48.0 cm, Purchase, 1962
The West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative was established in 1959 in Cape Dorset. The first annual Cape Dorset print collection was released the same year, containing images produced by Inuit artists in the region. This exhibition includes prints and a selection of catalogues documenting the Annual Graphics Collections produced since 1959 by the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative’s Kinngait studio in Cape Dorset.