2020

A Thread That Never Breaks

A Thread That never Breaks Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Artists Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. IFWTO supports the use of fur and other animal products as vital for …

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Hand of Solomon

Hand of Solomon Ojibwe / CanadaAvant Garde, Costumes Louise Solomon (Ojibway from Nawash FN) is a multimedia artist and goldsmith that takes inspiration from Mother Earth, her cultural, and growing up in downtown Toronto. She explores modern day techniques while still incorporating and drawing inspiration from raw materials like hair, claws, teeth, sweetgrass and other …

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Running Fox Beads

Running Fox Beads Dene / Canada / Craft May 29 – 31, 2020, Marketplace Skye Paul is a Toronto based artist, mother, and entrepreneur. Her beading, illustration, and design re-claims cultural practice and adds her pop sensibilities. Her influences are as diverse as her setsuné Catherine (setsuné means grandmother in Dene) to current fashion trends. …

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Cedar Eve

Cedar Eve Ojibway / Canada / Craft May 29 – 31, 2020, Marketplace Cedar–Eve Peters is a visual artist currently based in Montreal. She is Anishinabae (Ojibway), from Manitoulin Island and Saugeen First Nation, but born and raised in Toronto. She is a self-taught beader, and her work is often inspired by elements of nature, …

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Tania Larsson

Tania Larsson Gwich’in / Canada / Craft Saturday, May 30, 2020, TU GH’EG TL’E’TH (Streams) Runway Tania Larsson designs contemporary, northern Indigenous adornment based on Gwich’in culture, created with land-based materials. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the Institute of American Indian Arts and was the apprentice to renown jeweller Keri Ataumbi for …

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Victoria’s Arctic Fashion

Victoria’s Arctic Fashion Inuit / Canada / Fashion Saturday, May 30, 2020, TU GH’EG TL’E’TH (Streams) Runway May 29 – 31, 2020, Marketplace The creator of V.A.F., Victoria Kakuktinniq, a Nunavummiut, born and raised in Rankin Inlet, has always been deeply immersed in Inuit Culture. Surrounded by skilled seamstresses, Victoria was intrigued and inspired by …

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