Lavinia
van Heuvelen

Credit: Courtesy Spirit Wrestler Gallery
Lavinia
van Heuvelen

Medium:

jewellery, metalwork, organic materials

Artistic Community:

Iqaluit, NU

Date of Birth:

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25 November 1993

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Biography

Emerging jeweller Lavinia van Heuvelen moved to Iqaluit after high school where she attended Nunavut Arctic College to pursue Jewellery and Metalwork. Shortly after she began Lavinia Van Heuvelen's Jewellery and became a full time jeweller. Van Heuvelen works primarily with sterling silver and natural materials, which are gifted and purchased from local hunters with much of her jewellery directly references traditional Inuit themes and imagery. Van Heuvelen has travelled around Canada and to London, England exhibiting and selling her pieces. Her work can be purchased at galleries across the country including the Vancouver Inuit Art Gallery, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and L.A. Pai, Ottawa, ON.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Inuk artist offers new twists on traditional hunting and fishing tools May 5, 2018 John Thompson
Our Artists 2018 GREAT NORTHERN ARTS FESTIVAL
FLOE EDGE: CONTEMPORARY ART AND COLLABORATIONS FROM NUNAVUT Oct 14, 2017 Global News

Achievements

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Achievement Year Organization
Artists Choice Award, Jewellery Category 2014 Great Northern Arts Festival
Most Promising Emerging Artist award 2013 Great Northern Arts Festival
Gold Medalalist April 2012 Skills Canada Competition