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Pie
Kukshout

Credit: George Swinton fonds, Winnipeg Art Gallery
Pie
Kukshout

Medium:

ceramics, sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Kangiqliniq (Rankin Inlet), NU

Gender:

Male

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.


1896

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.

1980

Work

Biography

Pie Kukshout was a sculptor and ceramicist from Kangiqliniq (Rankin Inlet), NU. A stone carver for most of his life, he began working with ceramics in his seventies, when he joined the Rankin Inlet Ceramics Project as one of its first participants. Kukshout became known for his imaginative images and sculptural approach to ceramics. His work has been featured in exhibitions across North America, and is housed in public collections at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, among others.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Part One: A Study in Development and Influence Spring 1999 Stacey Neale
SOME WONDERFUL, CREATIVE YEARS IN RANKIN INLET 1982 Claude Grenier
INDIAN/INUIT POTTERY 1973 Canada Dept. of Indian Affairs

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Our Land: Contemporary Art from the Arctic 2008 Peabody Essex Museum
Objects of Desire: Selections from the Crowell Collection June-September 2006 Schneider Museum of Art
Keewatin 2000 April-May 2000 Spirit Wrestler Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON, Canada
Eskimo Museum Churchill, Manitoba
MacKenzie Art Gallery Regina, SK, Canada