Nicotye Samayualie

b. 1983 -

Cape Dorset, Nunavut

Nicotye is an emerging artist from Cape Dorset. Her drawings reveal her fascination with patterns, both in collections of man made objects and in the landscape. Her drawings often depict everyday items that are essential to Inuit life, such as the contents of a fishing shelf, camping supplies, or a sewing kit. Her stylized landscapes allow the viewer a colourful glimpse of the north through out the seasons. Taken together, this body of work represents a connection between Inuit people and their landscape, mediated by material culture.