Thursday Lates: Artist Talk

Thursday Lates: Artist Talk

April 4, 2019 at 7:00pm

Please join the MacKenzie Art Gallery we welcome Labrador Inuit artist Mark Igololiarte, an artist in the SakKijâjuk exhibition. Mark will share insight on his work and speak to the themes in the exhibition and that of Boarder X.

Mark Igloliorte is an interdisciplinary artist of Inuit ancestry from Nunatsiavut, Labrador. His artistic work is primarily painting and drawing. In 2017, Igloliorte received a REVEAL Indigenous Art Award from the the Hnatyshyn Foundation and to note, he was also longlisted for a Sobey art award in 2012. He received a Bachelor of Education from Memorial University, his BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and his MFA from Concordia University.

His work has been shown nationally and internationally, notably at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Quebec Triennial at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and as part of the touring exhibition Beat Nation. In addition to the recent exhibition (Fall 2017) raise a flag: works from the Indigenous Art Collection (2002-2015) at Onsite Gallery, he has had a solo exhibition – drift at the Toronto Free Gallery in 2011, and was included in the exhibition ALTERNATION at the York Quay Gallery at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Further, Igloliorte has been profiled in features by Canadian Art Magazine and Inuit Art Quarterly. He currently lives in Vancouver where he teaches at Emily Carr.