Putting on her clothes back - Anuraqtuq

by Ningiukulu Teevee

This Inuit legend depicts a woman who could don a bird-skin and transform into a bird. She is depicted with traditional Inuit face tattoos. 

30 x 22 inches
ink and graphite on Arches off-white paper

Ningiukulu (Ningeokuluk) Teevee (1963-  )
Ningiukulu is one of the most versatile and intelligent graphic artists to emerge from Kinngait Studios. Since her first prints appeared in the collection in 2004, Ningiukulu has been one of Kinngait’s studio’s most celebrated artists. She has a comprehensive knowledge of Inuit legends and a fine sense of design and composition. These elements that have made many of her prints highly sought after by collectors. Ningiukulu has had numerous solo shows of her bold and resplendent drawings and some of her work has been featured in exhibitions in major public galleries and museums.