SEEKING CONSIGNMENTS

How do you know if First Arts is the right place to consign your Indigenous art?

Talk to us.

We’re passionate champions and advocates for this art that has been a central part of our lives for decades.

 

We are currently accepting consignments for our Fall 2020 program of auctions and exhibitions. For a free consultation or to book a consignment appointment please contact:

Ingo Hessel     613-818-2100   ingo@FirstArts.ca 
Nadine Di Monte   647-286-5012   info@FirstArts.ca

  


 

 

CONSIGNING TO FIRST ARTS

 

THE BENEFITS OF CONSIGNING TO FIRST ARTS

One important innovative concept built into the First Arts partnership is our ability to offer consignors different options. Because we are a hybrid auction-retail company we are able to sort works consigned from your collection into live auctions, retail galleries, online exhibitions, or online auctions, thus affording each object its optimal sales potential.

 

We accept consignments of classic Inuit (Eskimo) sculptures, prints, drawings and textile arts, as well as fine First Nations and Métis art at all times of the year for our program of auctions and exhibitions. We are happy to offer free verbal appraisals of individual works and complete collections. 

  

We are looking for high quality Inuit works of art from the classic and modern periods (sculptures, prints and drawings, and textiles). These are only a few of the artists whose works we are interested in:

 

Akeeaktashuk

Latcholassie Akesuk

Manasie Akpaliapik

Davidialuk Alasua Amittu

Luke Anguhadluq

Mathew Aqigaaq (Akeeah)

Barnabus Arnasungaaq

Karoo Ashevak

Kenojuak Ashevak

Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona

Qaqaq (Kaka) Ashoona 

Ennutsiak

Henry Evaluardjuk

Abraham Etungat

Luke Iksiktaaryuk

Johnny Inukpuk

Osuitok Ipeelee

Tuna Iquliq

John Kavik

Kiakshuk

Andy Miki

Niviaqsi (Niviaksiak)

Josiah Nuilaalik

Elizabeth Nutaraaluk

Jessie Oonark

Sheokjuk Oqutaq

John Pangnark

Parr

David Ruben Piqtoukun

Pootoogook

Kananginak Pootoogook

Pudlo Pudlat

Lucy Qinnuayuak

Miriam Qiyuk

       

Abraham Anghik Ruben

Pauta Saila

Pitaloosie Saila

Peter Sevoga

Nick Sikkuark

Isa Smiler

Joe Talirunili

Lucy Tasseor

George Tatanniq (Tattener)

John Tiktak

Tudlik

Oviloo Tunnillie

Marion Tuu’luq

Charlie Ugyuk

Judas Ullulaq

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We are also looking for fine historical and modern examples of First Nations and Métis art from the Northwest Coast and elsewhere (masks, argillite, totem poles, paintings, rattles, blankets and textiles, baskets, jewelry etc.) by these artists and Nations as well as many others:

 

Carl Beam

Jackson Beardy

Benjamin Chee Chee

Robert Davidson

Beau Dick

Charles Edenshaw

Robert Houle

Tony Hunt

Alex Janvier

Gerald McMaster

Norval Morrisseau

Daphne Odjig

Susan Point

Carl Ray

Bill Reid

Preston Singletary

Norman Tait

             

Anishnaabe

Athapaskan

Cree

Haida

Heiltsuk (Bella Bella)

Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl)

Nuxalk (Bella Coola)

Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka)

Salish

Six Nations

Tlingit

Tsimshian

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We also seek excellent prehistoric, classic and

modern examples of works from Alaska (Yup’ik, Inupiaq,

Aleut, St. Lawrence Island, Punuk etc.), and Greenland (tupilaks,

masks etc.).