Monday, April 2, 2007

Due to the details of organizing an engagement, time constraints and Al's schedule, the artists talk has been postponed to another date and venue to be announced. Thank you to all who have responded with interest.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

The triptych titled "Inuit Hunters Hauling Dead Narwhal Home", has sold. Invitations to a special presentation by Alootook Ipellie are tentatively being prepared. Please send an email to if you are interested in attending or would like further information.

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Mysterious observer at the opening.
Alootook and Peter negotiate the details.
The piece titled, "Drum Dancer" has been sold. There is also discussion of a possible artist talk and presentation on Saturday afternoon, April 7th.

Friday, March 23, 2007

Here is the review that ran in the Arts section of Thursday's Ottawa Citizen. A thankyou to Paul Gessell, Arts writer. A better image will go up on the main site as soon as time allows.
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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Fifty percent of the art on display has now been sold. "My Grandfather was a Muskox", one of the larger pieces, sold late Sunday night.

Monday, March 19, 2007

The Ottawa Citizen has mentioned the show as a "Critics Pick" for fine arts in the newspaper on Saturday. Look for a full review in the arts section of Thursdays paper.

Friday, March 16, 2007

The opening has been a success. One third of the pieces have already sold and several collectors have yet to see the show. There is rumour of an article to appear in the Ottawa Citizen on the 22nd of March. The help of everyone involved is very much appreciated.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

This post marks the first entry in what is to be a grand project: The digital archiving of the career of Alootook Ipellie. This website will also be a place where the public may follow the events in Alootook's work. This photograph is of Al on the left with Peter Purdy on the right. Peter is the curator of Gallery 7A where Al's work is being shown from March 15th to April 11th. Please keep checking in for coverage of the opening vernassage, and more to come following.