Tag Archives: print

Playing Favourites: Orla B., July 17, 2013

19 Jul

MIA visitor with her favourite piece in the museum.

Orla B., a MIA visitor, with “Owl’s Consort” (2012) by Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stonecut, stencil, MIA Collection.

Where are you from?

Ireland.

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

I’m an artist on holiday in Toronto for my brother’s wedding.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I love the graphic style of the image.

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Digital Assets Coordinator

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Playing Favourites: Margaret S., July 12, 2013

13 Jul

MIA visitor with her favourite piece in the museum.

Margaret S., MIA visitor, with “The Enchanted Owl” (1960) by Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stonecut print, Private Collection

Where are you from?

Toronto, Ontario.

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

I’m a member and was interested in the special “Nunavut Tour” the museum was running to celebrate Nunavut Day.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I think this piece is fascinating and gorgeous.

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Digital Assets Coordinator

Playing Favourites: Valerie H.N., October 11, 2011

12 Oct

Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection.  Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.

MIA Visitor Valerie H.N. with "Bridge in Pangnirtung" (2010) by Elisapee Ishulataq, Pangnirtung, stencil print

Where are you from?

Winnipeg, MB

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

Yes it is my first visit. I have an interest in Inuit and their art after living in Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River).

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It brings back wonderful memories of living in Clyde River and visiting Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung). It is a very charming print, showing a beautiful community.

Posted by: Karolina Tomaszewska, MIA’s Development Officer