Twenty creative years

Nunavut’s visual artists continue to excite, enchant and educate

Stitch by stitch

Anu Boucher, a first-year student at Nunavut Sivuniksavut, stitches together the first pieces of her hand-made parka Jan. 23 as part of traditional skills workshops held each week at the Ottawa-based college. (Photo by Aiden Anawak)

How to make beautiful music

Nunavut Sivuniksavut students Philip Evaluarjuk, left, and Jillian Kaviok sand the necks of the ukuleles they’re crafting by hand during a Jan. 23 workshop at the Ottawa school. (Photo by Shelton Nipisar)

Feel the chill

An early morning scene in chilly Ivujivik on Wednesday, Jan. 30, when the Nunavik community woke to -40C temperatures and the sun peeking over the horizon. (Photo by Siasie Audlaluk)

Hard at work

Nunavut Sivuniksavut student Jule Alivaktuk cuts out the shapes of the ornaments she is working on during a Jan. 23 workshop in Ottawa, led by instructor Meeka Kakudluk. (Photo by Shelton Nipisar)