Credit: Sandra Omik


drawing, printmaking, sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), 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.

Iqaluit, NU

Date of Death:

Artists may have multiple dates of death listed as a result of when and where they passed away. Similar to date of birth, an artist may have passed away outside of a community centre or in another community resulting in different dates being recorded.




Josie Pitseolak is a talented multidisciplinary artist born in Iqaluit, NU who currently resides in Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), NU. Pitseolak is celebrated for his drawing and carving skills, with his illustrations appearing in children's books and his carving sold throughout the country, in addition to his detailed miniatures of everyday objects and food items. Pitseolak is featured in the Fall 2018 issue of the "Inuit Art Quarterly," where his work has appeared multiple times.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Josie Pitseolak Fall 2018 Janet Pitsiulaaq Brewster
High Arctic Workshop at the OSA September 14, 2017 Erin Yunes
High Arctic Artists Fall 2003 Michael Olson


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Print in the Nunavut 2000 Print Collection 2000 Government of Nunavut

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August 1, 2018 Created by: Inuit Art Foundation