Photo: Luke Anguhadluq
Credit: Gabriel Gely


drawing, printmaking

Artistic Community:

Qamani'tuaq (Baker Lake), 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.

Tariunnuaq (Chantrey Inlet), NU

Date of Death:

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Luke Anguhadluq was born in 1895 in Tariunnuaq (Chantrey Inlet), NU. He spent the majority of his life living on the land in an Utkuhikhalingmiut camp and in the late 1950s he relocated to Qamani’tuaq (Baker Lake), NU and began drawing at the age of 73. In his work he depicted hunting, drum dancing and people in his community. Over 80 of his drawings were featured in the Baker Lake Print Collection and his work is held in numerous major artistic collections.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
30 Artists to Know: Luke Anguhadluq Fall 2017 Tony Anguhalluq
Anguhadluq and Parr at the CUAG September 15, 2011 Marion Scott Gallery
Territories of Mind and Spirit: Land and Space in Inuit Art Summer 2002 Jenny McMaster


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Parr and Luke Anguhadluq: Drawing from Life Aug 30 - Oct 30, 2011 Carleton University Art Gallery
Sanavik Impressions Nov 2006 - Jan 2007 Carleton University Art Gallery
Qamanittuaq (Where the River Widens): Drawings by Baker Lake Artists Aug 1994 - Apr 1997 Macdonald Stewart Art Centre


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Silver for One of a Kind Storytelling 2018 National Magazine Awards
Baker Lake Print Collection 1982 Sanavik Co-operative Association Limited
Baker Lake Print Collection 1981 Sanavik Co-operative Association Limited

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University Kingston, ON, Canada
Amon Carter Museum of American Art Fort Worth, TX, United States
Art Gallery of Alberta Edmonton, AB, Canada

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January 16, 2018 Updated by: Rebecca Gray
September 12, 2017 Created by: Ariane van Doorn