Central to Karine Giboulo's process is a friendship developed through her meetings with the women involved in Arnait, some of whom collaborated in the creation of the works presented. A tribute to Inuit women, the diversity of their inner and outer landscapes, their solidarity, their light.
Born in 1980 in Sainte-Émélie-de-l’Énergie, Karine Giboulo lives and works in Montréal. For the past decade, she has been creating work in a variety of media, from paintings and works on paper to three-dimensional art. Ms. Giboulo has gained particular attention for her dioramas of miniature human environments. She has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Canada and the United States, including the Musée de la civilisation, Québec City (2015), the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario (2013–2014), the Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (2010), 21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky (2010), and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (2010, 2013). Karine Giboulo is also the 2011 winner of the prestigious Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics. In 2009, she earned second place in the Impulse section of the PULSE NEW YORK international art fair. Her work has been supported by grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Her recent works, What Is my Name, All You Can Eat and Le Village électronique, are part of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and 21C Museum collections, respectively.