Susan Avingaq has been a regular participant in the Video Workshop Arnait Video Productions since 1991. She was a key member of the production team for Qulliq, Attagutaaluk (Starvation) and Piujuq and Angutautuq as writer, actor and musician. A renowned seamstress/artist in the Baffin region she $$ is also active locally in teaching sewing traditions to younger Inuit women. Susan was born on the land and moved into town in Igloolik in the mid-1970's, although her family still hunts and camps on the land part of the year. In October 1997, Susan received a travel grant from Canada Council to come to Montreal to present a compilation of Arnait works, Taravut/Our Reflections, at the Maison de la Culture Cote-des-Neiges and the Ottawa School of Art. She participated in the Pan Arctic Women Artists Workshop organized by the Inuit Art Foundation in 1997. She is the Art Director for Before Tomorrow.