Saimaiyu Akesuk profiled by CBC

"Nunavut woman who 'hated art' her whole life discovers hidden talent"

CBC News offers an interesting profile of artist Saimaiyu Akeusk's path to becoming a professional artist- her two solo shows at Froelick Gallery receive mention. 

 

At the age of 25, the closest thing to "art" she willingly did was doodle during class at Nunavut Arctic College's teachers education program.

Little did she know, the charcoal scratches on her notepad would later bloom into unimaginable opportunities - travelling overseas to showcase her creations and even restoring her flailing self-confidence.

 

Read the full article via the link provided. 

May 4, 2018