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Photo: Issacci Etidloie
Credit: Courtesy Spirit Wrestler Gallery



Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.


Date of Death:

Artists may have multiple dates of death listed as a result of when and where they passed away. Similar to date of birth, an artist may have passed away outside of a community centre or in another community resulting in different dates being recorded.


The Igloo Tag Trademark
The Igloo Tag Trademark is an internationally recognized symbol that denotes handmade, original artwork made by Inuit artists in Canada. Established in 1958, the Trademark is now managed by the Inuit Art Foundation. The appearance of the Igloo Tag on an artist profile means they have had the Trademark applied to their artwork.



Isacci Etidloie was a sculptor from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. Picking up his first set of hand tools at a young age, his earliest subject matter was filled with figures engaged in the daily practices of nomadic Inuit life. His later work explores themes that were expressed through song such as drum dancing, supernatural stories and elaborate spirit transformations, often including an interactive element within each piece.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
In Memoriam: Isaci Etidloie Spring/Summer 2014 IAQ
Isaci Etidloie: The Strength of Finesse Fall/Winter 2004 Michelle Lewin
Catching the Eye: the Sculpture of Isaci Etidloie 2003 Feheley Fine Arts


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Small Sculptures by Great Artists Nov 2015 - Jan 2016 Feheley Fine Arts
Mini Masterworks VII Sept - Oct 2015 Spirit Wrestler Gallery
Telling Stories: Inuit Art from Cape Dorset Dec 2012 - Mar 2013 Toronto Pearson Airport, Terminal 1


View Filmography and Details
Title Release Date Role
Stories from Our Land Vol. 2 - Taking Shape 2013 Main Subject

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON, Canada
Canada Council Art Bank Ottawa, ON, Canada
Musee d'art Inuit Brousseau Quebec City, Quebec