Mark Igloliorte is an artist born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland who grew up in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. His artistic work is primarily painting and drawing, but also performance art and installation. As an Inuk, Igloliorte's work draws from his Labradorian background and communities of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Hopedale, where his family is from.
Igloliorte has participated in national and international exhibitions such as Beat Nation, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Le Nouveau Pleinairisme, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec, QC, drift, (Solo), curator Ryan Rice, The Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto, ON and The Québec Triennial 2011 The Work Ahead of Us, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal QC. He has been the recipient of a number of awards and grants including the Lillian Vineberg Award in Painting and Drawing, The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Visual Arts Grant, and a Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Grant.
Igloliorte is an Assistant Professor at Emily Carr University of Art and Design.
Time & Location
Harbourside Park: Dog Memorial
Water Street, St. John's, NL
5:30 - 7:30 PM