Germaine Arnaktauyok launches new autobiography in Yellowknife

My Name Is ArnaktauyokRenowned artist Germaine Arnaktauyok will launch her new autobiography, My Name Is Arnaktauyok, on Tuesday, April 28, in Yellowknife.

In My Name Is Arnaktauyok: The Life and Art of Germaine Arnaktauyok, the artist reflects on her traditional Inuit upbringing in a camp near Igloolik; her move to a residential school and her education in Southern art schools; and her return North, where she now lives in Yellowknife. She also shares insight on the inspiration behind many of her most iconic works, accompanied by over 100 full-colour reproductions of her drawings and etchings.

Please join Germaine and friends on April 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Visual Effects Gallery, YK Centre West, 4905 48th Street. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Kelly Ward at [email protected] or 647-344-3540.