Looking to the Future

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  • 1.Looking to the Future 1
  • 2.Arts for the Next Generation: Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop Tourism & Cultural IndustriesOctober 7, 2014 2
  • 3.Overview Review of Sanaugait Arts and Crafts Strategy (2008) Review highlights (2014) Uniqueness of Cape Dorset Kinngait/ WBEC Implications of the review, strengths and challenges 3
  • 4.Review of Sanaugait Selected findings 2013: economic impact of $30.3 million, a decline of 9% from 2009 850 FTE and 3,000 people engaged in production of arts and crafts for sale (down from 1068 FTE in 2009) 4
  • 5.Selected Findings (continued) Decline related to: Global downturn of fine art sales: fall of 41% from 2007-09 Decline in wholesale and direct sales Inuit art sales Closure of 16 Inuit art galleries since 2012 Other arts markets have rebounded but not Inuit art 5
  • 6.Selected findings ( cont’d) Changing collectors Current collectors are now over 60 years of age Young collectors are buying contemporary art and large drawings, mixed media, eclectic, jewelry, functional/ household art 6
  • 7.Selected findings (cont’d) Greatest success and accomplishment of the Strategy: Promoting and celebrating the contribution of Nunavut arts to the global society Awareness of Nunavut Support and promotion nationally and internationally 7
  • 8. Uniqueness of Cape Dorset 8
  • 9.Unique reputation based on Generation of artist families Consistent expertise and guidance WBEC buyers know art and quality Printmakers pride- quality, never anything substandard Buyers and gallery owners gravitate to Dorset-chemistry and exchange stimulates creativity Committed, devoted and passionate people Artists fairly compensated 9
  • 10.The Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop How does it address the challenges and opportunities reflected in the review of Sanaugait? 10
  • 11.The Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop -#1 Build on strengths Adapt to existing and future challenges and opportunities Honor the early artists Inspire next generation Train new printmakers and carvers A focal point for Inuit art lovers 11
  • 12.The Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop #2 Build on strengths Adapt to existing and future challenges and opportunities Gallery store: contributes to economy Become a tourist destination- cultural tourism Cross -artistic disciplines 12
  • 13.The Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop #3 Creative stimulation & interaction: global, national and across creative disciplines- cultural industries Engender pride, promote and celebrate Nunavut arts in the global society- New marketing strategies Evolving creative products directed to new collectors 13
  • 14.FUNDING Considerations Private Sector Canadian and territorial governments Inuit organizations Tourism: cultural and artist tourism packages, overall community readiness as a destination? Mounting and presenting rotating collections? providing travelling exhibits? 14
  • 15.Conclusion Legacy for new artists Successful navigation and new challenges Opportunities for promoting and celebrating the contribution of Nunavut arts to the global society 15
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