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:
|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:
Davidialuk Alasua Amittu
Mathew Aqigaaq (Akeeah)
Kiugak (Kiawak) Ashoona
Qaqaq (Kaka) Ashoona
David Ruben Piqtoukun
Abraham Anghik Ruben
George Tatanniq (Tattener)
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:
Benjamin Chee Chee
Heiltsuk (Bella Bella)
Nuxalk (Bella Coola)
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,