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Pitseolak
Qimirpik

Photo: Pitseolak Qimirpik
Credit: Copyright Dorset Fine Arts
Pitseolak
Qimirpik

Medium:

sculpture/carving

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.


1986

Work

Biography

Pitseolak Qimirpik is a Kinngait (Cape Dorset) – based carver who learned to carve by observing and assisting his father, renowned carver Kellypalik Qimirpik (1948-2017). He began to create his first carvings when he was thirteen years old, and is known for depicting contemporary life and popular culture. His artwork has been exhibited widely in Canada, the United States and Switzerland.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
2019 Canadian Premier League Awards Fact Sheet November 2019 CANPL.CA Staff

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Pitseolak Qimirpik: Phantasmagoria April 2 - 24, 2020 Feheley Fine Arts
Small Treasures Jan - Feb 2017 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Small Sculptures by Great Artists Nov 2014 - Jan 2015 Feheley Fine Arts

Public Collections

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Collection Location
TD Gallery of Inuit Art Toronto, ON, Canada