Ooloosie
Saila

Photo: Ooloosie Saila
Credit: Reproduced with Permission Dorset Fine Arts
Ooloosie
Saila

Medium:

drawing, printmaking

Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.

Iqaluit, NU
1991

Work

Biography

Ooloosie Saila is an emerging artist working out of Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. Saila draws landscapes with intricate details as well as prints that feature an energetic combination of colour and patterns. Salia was featured as the profile artist in the Summer 2018 issue of the "Inuit Art Quarterly."View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Traditional subject matter, contemporary point of view July 12, 2019 Kamille Parkinson
Nunavut art showcased in Toronto, New York June 28, 2019 Derek Neary
News Roundup: MAC Montreal Renovation Delays, Fallout from Ontario Culture Cuts and More June 27, 2019 Canadian Art

Exhibitions

View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Contemporary Drawings from Cape Dorset September 20 – October 6, 2019 Inuit Fine Art
TAVVAUNA / Here It Is: Drawings from Cape Dorset July 16 - Aug 17, 2019 Studio 22
Ullumi June 29 - July 27, 2019 Ki Smith Gallery

Achievements

View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection 2017

Public Collections

View All Public Collections
Collection Location
Capital One Toronto, ON
Musée des beaux-arts Montréal Montreal, QC, Canada

Edit History

June 29, 2018 Edited by: Inuit Art Foundation
February 6, 2018 Created By: Lera Kotsyuba