Kenojuak Ashevak is well-known for her artworks of birds and owls and she is one of the most famous artists from Canada.
About Kenojuak Ashevak
Internationally acclaimed Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak (1927–2013) rose to fame when Canada Post reproduced one of her iconic owl prints on a stamp. She made over 100 prints of owls, her favourites subject.
What kind of owl do you think this is? We think it is likely a snowy owl. These owls live in Canada’s arctic, where Ashevak grew up.
If you could be a bird, what type of bird would you be? Draw your bird.
What kind of sounds do owls make? How would this sculpture move and sound if it came to life? Who-ooo in your family can do the best owl impression? What can you find in your home to create wings and a beak?
If you have access to a printer, print the activity card.
If you do not have access to a printer, follow along and draw your artworks using paper you have available at home.
Make your artwork as realistic or not as you wish!