Kenojuak Ashevak

individual
Life Dates:
1927 – 2013
Nationality:
Canadian
Artist Biography:
"Kenojuak's life and art have been the subject of a film produced by the National Film Board of Canada, and a book entitled “Graphic Arts of the Inuit: Kenojuak”, published in 1981. Kenojuak Ashevak has been accorded many honors for her achievements. She received the Order of Canada in 1967, and was subsequently elevated to Companion of the Order. In 1993, Kenojuak was awarded Honorary Degrees from both Queen’s University and the University of Toronto." -Adapted from Canadian Art Prints