Credit: Courtesy Leslie Boyd


drawing, printmaking, 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.




Cee Pootoogook, a carver and printmaker from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU, was born into an artistic family including graphic artist Napachie Pootoogook and printmaker Eegyvudluk Pootoogook. Though beginning his artistic career as a carver, he transitioned into printmaking in 2009. Pootoogook creates mesmerizing imagery and brings depth to his pieces often with complex figures in constant states of motion. His prints have been featured in the Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection since 2011 and has exhibited his work across Canada, the United States and Germany.View Long Biography and Citations


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Title Year Author
Cee Pootoogook 2017
Cee Pootoogook 2015
Cee Pootoogook 2015


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Kinngait Studio Returns September 30 - November 4, 2019 Highpoint Center for Printmaking
Cape Dorset and Points South 2 Feb – Mar 2016 Theo Gantz Studio
Small Sculptures by Great Artists November 2001 Feheley Fine Arts


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Published in 2017 Cape Dorset Graphics Collection 2017 Dorset Fine Arts
Published in 2015 Cape Dorset Graphics Collection-INUIT NOW 2015 Dorset Fine Arts
Published in 2015 Cape Dorset Graphics Collectio5 2015 Dorset Fine Arts

Public Collections

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