drawing, jewellry, painting, printmaking, sculpture/carving, textile

Artistic Community:

Ivujivik, QC

Date of Birth:

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Ivujivik, Nunavik, QC



Mary Paningajak is a multidisciplinary artist from Ivujivik, Nunavik, QC who works as a printmaker, jeweller, painter and carver. She has taken part in ten Nunavik Art Workshops and received grants to grow her artistic practice. Paningajak is profiled in the fall 2018 issue of the Inuit Art Quarterly and her work is included in the public collection of Avataq Cultural Institute and the Fédération des coopératives du Nouveau-Québec, Montreal, QC.View Long Biography and Citations


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Title Year Author
Cutting Edge: Paper Today Fall 2018 IAQ Staff
Biennale welcomes sculptors from Nunavik May 21, 2016 Maurice Gagnon
Father Nature 2015 Paningajak Alaku, Mary and Kathryn Delaney


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Name Year Gallery
Convergence North/South September 2018 Feheley Fine Arts
Illirijavut June 2018 McClure Gallery
La Biennale de Sculpture July 2016 Avataq Cultural Institute


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Individual Project Grant 2013-14 Nunavik Program for the Arts and Literature
Artistic residency in Montreal 2012-13 Nunavik Program for the Arts and Literature

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Avataq Cultural Institute Montreal, QC
Fédération des coopératives du Nouveau-Québec Baie d'Urfé, QC