A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Warning

Message: date_default_timezone_get(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/New_York' for 'EDT/-4.0/DST' instead

Filename: libraries/Core.php

Line Number: 254

Nunavik Art Alive
Mother and Child


Mother and Child, 1953

Welcome to Nunavik Art Alive

Nunavik was the first area visited by James Houston in the late 1940s, it quickly became an important centre of carving production for export. The now classic Inuit art aesthetic was established by artists on the east coast of Hudson Bay.

Nunavik Art Alive aims to fill this gap by presenting the arts of Nunavik past and present. Not only did art for export begin in Nunavik, but it is a continuing important activity among Nunavamiut, where individual talents are flourishing.