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Isaac
Oqutaq

Isaac
Oqutaq

Medium:

sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), 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.

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU
06 April 1957

Work

Biography

Isaac Oqutaq is a carver from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. His father is the carver Innuki Oqutaq, and his uncle is Osuitok Ipeelee, the celebrated sculptor. Oqutaq is best known for his sculptures of whales and Inukshuks, which have been exhibited across Canada. He was most recently shown in the “Small Treasures” exhibition at the Inuit Gallery of Vancouver in 2017.View Long Biography and Citations

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Small treasures January - February 2017 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Inukshuk: Messenger of the North August - September 2012 Galerie Vincent
Small Tresures January 2012 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver