Janet Pitsiulaaq

Janet Pitsiulaaq



Artistic Community:

Iqaluit, 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.

Talurjuaq (Spence Bay)


Janet Pitsiulaaq Brewster is a multi-disciplinary artist and activist from Talurjuaq (Spence Bay), NU who is based out of Iqaluit, NU. She began carving at age 11 and works consistently as an artist alongside her other positions. As an activist Brewster has devoted her career to working for community in organizing community-engagement projects as well as northern development and advocacy. Brewster has been featured by publications such as Inuit Art Quarterly and Maclean’s.View Long Biography and Citations


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Title Year Author
Iqaluit’s Uquutaq Society eyes expansion to improve service for the homeless April 18, 2018 Thomas Rohner
An Iqaluit woman’s war on obscene graffiti November 15, 2017 Luke Ottenhof
Nunavut RCMP Apologizes For Telling Women To Wear Backpacks To Avoid Rape August 10, 2017 Emma Paling