Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter

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Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter (also known as Kablusiak, their name in the Sallirmiutun dialect of Inuvialuktun) is an Inuvialuk artist and curator based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.[1] They serve on the Indigenous Advisory Circle at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and is a guest curator tasked with programming the inaugural exhibitions of the WAG Inuit Art Centre, opening in 2020.[2] They create soap stone carvings of every day and unexpected items to challenge the traditional ideas of Inuit art.

Early life[edit]

Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter was born in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Their mother is from Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories and their father is from Sachs Harbour, Northwest Territories.

Education[edit]

Nasogaluak Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing from the Alberta University of the Arts and a diploma in Fine Art from MacEwan University. In 2018, they completed the Indigenous Curatorial Research Practicum at the Banff Centre.

Accomplishments[edit]

In 2018, Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter was awarded the inaugural Primary Colours/Couleurs primaires Emerging Artist Award.[3] Their soap stone carvings were displayed at Art Mûr in Montreal, Canada as part of the 4th edition of the Contemporary Native Art Biennial [4] and their photographic work entitled (That’s A-Mori) featured as part of Resilience:The National Billboard Exhibition Project, a billboard exhibition organized by Mentoring Artists for Women's Art (MAWA) in response to Call to Action #79 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report.[5]

They were also selected to participate in the Canadian Art TD North/South Artist Exchange.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 TD North/South Exchange Recipients". June 18, 2018. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  2. ^ "JADE NASOGALUAK CARPENTER – Inuit Art Centre". inuit.wag.ca. Retrieved 2019-03-30.
  3. ^ "Inuk woman named first recipient of new emerging artist award". June 19, 2018. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  4. ^ Biennale d'art contemporain autochtone : níchiwamiskwém, nimidet, ma sœur, my sister = Contemporary Native Art Biennial : níchiwamiskwém, nimidet, ma sœur, my sister. Little, Niki,, Taylor, Becca,, Art mûr (Art gallery),, Stewart Hall (Pointe-Claire, Quebec),, La Guilde (Art gallery : Montréal, Québec), McCord Museum, (4e édition = ed.). Montréal, Québec. ISBN 9782923243085. OCLC 1060613460.CS1 maint: others (link)
  5. ^ Martin, Lee-Ann; Curator, Guest; Dempsey, Shawna; Director, Co-Executive; MAWA. "Resilience, The National Billboard Exhibition Project". resilienceproject.ca. Retrieved 2019-03-30.
  6. ^ "TD North/South Exchange". Canadian Art. Retrieved 2019-03-30.