Pangnirtung artists launch first print collection since 2011 –

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July 06, 2018

Uqqurmiut centre shows new prints from 2018 at Nunavut Arts Festival

Copper-etching plates used by famous Pangnirtung artists deck the walls of a spacious print shop at the Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts and Crafts.

A few steps away, there’s a worktable stacked with old catalogues from print collections past, launched over the years by the Uqqurmiut Artists Association.

But there hasn’t been a collection catalogue made since 2011—the last time a print series was released in Pangnirtung.

That’s going to change on Sunday, July 8, when Uqqurmiut artists release the 2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection during the Nunavut Arts Festival in Iqaluit.

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