Past Exhibit

Sophia Lebessis

Collecting beautifully crafted traditional pieces from Pangnirtung, Baker Lake, and Cape Dorst, Sophia carefully selected truly exceptional artworks. 


Raised in Arviat, Nunavut in an Inuk-Greek family Sophia developed her knowledge of practices and philosophies in indigenous art forms and Inuit's contributions to Canada. Growing up alongside her father in the gallery, she listened to him share his knowledge and love for First Nations people. Sophia now carries on this tradition in his memory.


Take a moment to envoke the mystery and spirit behind Inuit Art in this TEDx on The Art of Survival: A Modern-day Inuit Odyssey through the Arts or head over to Transformation Fine Art.


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All masterworks artists featured in the National Gallery of Canada, Museum of Civilization including a collection of tapestry by Irene Avaalaaqiaq alongside bears from an emerging artist with incomparable skill, Joanie Ragee from Cape Dorset.

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