Anoee Sr.

Photo: Eric Anoee Sr.
Credit: Archives & Special Collections, University of Manitoba
Anoee Sr.


bone, drawing, literary arts, painting, sculpture/carving, stone

Artistic Community:

Arviat, NU



Eric Anoee Sr., CM (1924-1989) was a multidisciplinary artist, educator and hunter from the Kazan River Region, NU who later lived and worked in Arviat, NU. He was a noted carver, painter and writer. Anoee served as the director and the cultural Inuit Cultural Institute in Arviat and received the Order of Canada in 1982 for his contributions to Inuit art and culture. His work is held in the collections of the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg, MB, as well as the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, BC.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Arviat man views father’s 80-year-old drawings April 26, 2018 Darrell Greer
Eric Anoee, A Friend Remembered By Bill Belsey December 30, 2014
Interviews with Inuit Artists 2005 Emily Elisabeth Auger


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Award for Contributions to Literacy in the Northwest Territories October 16th, 1991 Northwest Territories Department of Education Culture & Employment
Order of Canada December 14, 1981 Governor General of Canada