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Photo: Piona Keyuakjuk
Credit: DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts


drawing, printmaking, sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), 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.


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.



Piona Keyuakjuk is a talented multidisciplinary artist from Nunatak, NU who now makes his home in Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), NU. Keyuakjuk’s carvings encompass traditional activities and animals such as drum dancers, kayakers, narwhal, seals and Arctic hare. He has also created prints that are available at Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts & Crafts. Keyuakjuk has two prints included in the 2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Panniqtuuq Releases First Major Print Collection Since 2011 July 8, 2018 IAQ
Pangnirtung artists launch first print collection since 2011 July 06, 2018 Beth Brown
Mark Igloliorte: Artist Talk November 4, 2017


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
raise a flag: works from the Indigenous Art Collection (2000 - 2015) September-December 2017 Onsite Gallery
2010 Pangnirtung Print Collection November 2010-January 2011 Nunatta Sunakkutaangit museum


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection 2018 Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts and Crafts

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Indigenous Art Collection at Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada Gatineau, QC, Canada