drawing, printmaking

Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), 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.

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU
25 November 1983



Nicotye Samayualie is a talented graphic artist from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. Samayualie’s work has been translated into prints for the Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection since 2013. Her drawings have been exhibited across Canada and the United States. She was the Artist in Residence at the Banff Centre in Alberta in 2016.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Traditional subject matter, contemporary point of view July 12, 2019 Kamille Parkinson
News Roundup: MAC Montreal Renovation Delays, Fallout from Ontario Culture Cuts and More June 27, 2019 Canadian Art
Brick, Brink and a Space in Between September 26, 2017 401 Richmond


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Kinngait Studios Returns September 30 - November 4, 2019 Highpoint Center for Printmaking
TAVVAUNA / Here It Is: Drawings from Cape Dorset July 16 - Aug 17, 2019 Studio 22
Toronto International Art Fair Oct-13 Metro Toronto Convention Centre


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Silver for One of a Kind Storytelling 2018 National Magazine Awards
Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection 2017 Dorset Fine Arts
REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards Laureate 2017 The Hnatyshyn Foundation

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON, Canada
Indigenous Art Collection at Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada Gatineau, QC, Canada
National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada

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March 10, 2017 Created By: Lydia Audlaluk Updated By: Lera Kotsyuba