Photo: Elsie Klengenberg
Credit: Photo: Elsie Klengenberg


drawing, printmaking

Artistic Community:

Ulukhaktok (Holman), NT

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.




Elsie Klengenberg is a renowned artist from Ulukhaktok (Holman), N.T. Klengenberg is known for creating prints and drawings, as well as helping to develop a new stencilling technique with fellow artists Mary Okheena and Mabel Nigiyok at the Ulukhaktok printmaking studios. Her artwork has been included in a number of exhibitions, as well as in the annual collection “Holman Prints" between 1970 and 1995, and also in the annual "Holman Prints (printmaker) Collection" from 1982 to 1993.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
La collection d'art autochtone: oeuvres choisies 1967-2017 - The Indigenous Art Collection: Selected Works 1967-2017 2018 Lee-Ann Martin, Viviane Gray, Canada Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Indigenous Art Centre
Arctic Landscapes and Traditions Three-Book Bundle: Ukkusiksalik 2017 David F. Pelly
Elsie Klengenberg: Keeping the Stories Alive Fall/Winter 2004 Sonia Gunderson


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
National Craft Exhibition: Can Craft? Craft Can! Aug 19 - Oct 29, 2017 Lee-Chin Family Gallery, Art Gallery of Burlington
Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art 2001 Winnipeg Art Gallery
Elsie Klengenberg: The Legend of Uvajuq 1999 Winnipeg Art Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Amway Environmental Foundation Collection Ada, MI, United States
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QC, Canada
Glenbow Museum Calgary, AB, Canada