Lucy Qinnuayuak

Lucy Qinnuayuak (1915 - 1982) was a prolific Inuit artist from Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory.  She is known for illustrations of her favourite theme, birds, depicted singularly or in groups, in various situations and relationships.  She also illustrated other stories inspired by her experience of the Inuit traditional way of life.  In her compositions, movement and stability are often ambiguously justaposed.