drawing, printmaking, sculpture/carving, stone

Artistic Community:

Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), 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.

Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), NU
20 January 1950

The Igloo Tag Trademark
The Igloo Tag Trademark is an internationally recognized symbol that denotes handmade, original artwork made by Inuit artists in Canada. Established in 1958, the Trademark is now managed by the Inuit Art Foundation. The appearance of the Igloo Tag on an artist profile means they have had the Trademark applied to their artwork.



Matthewsie Maniapik is a printmaker based in Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), NU. His print 'Piliujartut (Competing Against Each Other)' (2018) shows three young inuk playing together in parkas and full winter clothing. This lighthearted print displays the importance of community and friendship for Inuit. Maniapik's prints are part of the 2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection.


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Panniqtuuq Releases First Major Print Collection Since 2011 July 8, 2018 IAQ
Pangnirtung artists launch first print collection since 2011 July 6, 2018 Beth Brown


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Useful Bits of Bone Winnipeg Art Gallery


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Achievement Year Organization
2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection 2018 Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts and Crafts


View Filmography and Details
Title Release Date Role
Arctic Defenders 2013 Canadian Ranger in Pangnirtung