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Photo: Thomassie Kudluk


drawing, sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Kangiqsuk (Kangirsuk), QC

Date of Birth:

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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.




Thomassie Kudluk (1910-1989) was an artist based in Kangiqsuk (Kangirsuk), Nunavik, Quebec. He worked primarily in sculpture to create humorous and unique work. Kudluk's work has been exhibited internationally and he has appeared numerous times in the "Inuit Art Quarterly."View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
5 Works: Word Play Fall 2018 Inuit Art Foundation
Ijurnaqtut: Whimsy, Wit and Humour in Inuit Art Summer 2011 Anne Eyler
Transformations at the Art Gallery of Ontario Fall 2009 Marshall Webb


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Ijurnaqtut: Whimsy, Wit and Humour in Inuit Art Nov 2010 - Jan 2011 Carleton University Art Gallery
Inuit Woman: Life and Legend in Art June 1995 - Feb 1996 Winnipeg Art Gallery
Inspiration: Four Decades of Sculpture by Canadian Inuit Nov 1995 - Jan 1996 Marion Scott Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON, Canada
Avataq Cultural Institute Montreal, QC, Canada
Canada Council Art Bank Ottawa, ON, Canada