Chris P.

Photo: Chris P. Sampson
Credit: Chris P. Sampson
Chris P.



Artistic Community:

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

Date of Birth:

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A proud Labrador Inuk, Chris P. Sampson is a photographer who was born in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. After studying photography in British Columbia, Sampson returned home in 2004 to pursue his practice in Labrador. He has spent years photographing children and elders in Nunatsiavut’s coastal communities as well as capturing the landscape. His diverse practice includes aerial photography, low-light and time-lapse work, documentary, landscape, still life and architectural imagery.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
9 Artists to Watch October 2018 Inuit Art Quarterly
Two Weeks In The Torngats 2017 Chris P. Sampson
Chris P. Sampson 2017 Heather Igloliorte


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut Feb 16 - May 20, 2019 Mackenzie Art Gallery
SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut May 26 - Oct 14, 2018 Winnipeg Art Gallery
SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut Jun 17 - Sept 10, 2017 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Public Collections

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

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October 17, 2018 Created by: Inuit Art Foundation