Photo: Eyeetsiak Peter
Credit: Courtesy Spirit Wrestler Gallery



Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU



Eyeetsiak Peter is a Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU-based carver and printmaker. He began carving as a teenager during the 1950s and also contributed prints to the "Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection" in 1961. Peter frequently creates carvings with green and black serpentine. His work represents human figures and wildlife in the North, such as bears. Peter’s artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally from 1961 to 2013 at art galleries such as Marion Scott Gallery in Vancouver, BC, the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Winnipeg, Carleton University Art Gallery in Ottawa, ON and the Albers Gallery in San Francisco, CA. Peter’s carvings are also included in many public collections.View Long Biography and Citations


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Title Year Author
The Inuit Imagination: Arctic Myth and Sculpture 1993 Harold Seidelman and James Turner
Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks 1989
Moments in Stone: Recent Sculpture from Cape Dorset 1988


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Animal Power: Images in Contemporary Inuit Art Apr - June 2013 Marion Scott Gallery
Summer Show Aug - Sept 2012 Marion Scott Gallery
Dancing, Drumming, Singing Oct 2010 Canadian Arctic Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Windsor Windsor, ON, Canada
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QC, Canada
Dennos Museum Center Traverse City, MI, United States