Cape Dorset artist’s work among 72 purchased for Art Bank – Nunatsiaq News
Jan 30, 2023
Carver, sculptor Ning Ashoona’s art was among 1,748 total pieces submitted for consideration
Cape Dorset artist Ning Ashoona’s work is among the 72 pieces purchased recently by the Canada Council for the Arts.
The works were acquired as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of its Art Bank, which offers public access to Canadian art through rentals, loans to museums and outreach projects.
The council announced the acquisitions Jan. 18 in a news release.
Ashoona’s carving, titled Computer Desk, was among those selected from the 1,748 submissions the Art Bank received in response to its call for purchases, according to the release.
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