The McMaster Museum of Art

    ASHEVAK, Kenojuak
    Date: Inuit; b. Ikirasaq, Northwest Territories, 1927 - d. Cape Dorset, 2013
    Kenojuak is the first Inuit artist to receive Order of Canada in 1967. She was married to Johniebo Ashevak.

    Image credits:
    Kenojuak Ashevak using a black ink felt pen to draw what would become the print "Guardians of the Owl". Canadian Museum of History, IMG2008-0938-0021-Dm, Photo © CMC

    Kenojuak Ashevak and Qavavau Manumie in the process of creating the print "The Sun's Return", created by the stonecut and stencil technique
    Canadian Museum of History, IMG2008-0938-0015-Dm, Photo © CMC