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.

Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island), NU



Born at Amadjuak Camp on Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island), NU, Ningeeuga Oshuitoq (1918-1980) was an accomplished graphic artist and printmaker. Throughout her career, she contributed a number of graphics to the Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection between 1966 and 1980. Many of Oshuitoq’s drawings include Inuit women, spirit creatures and children, taken from her imagination and from her experience living on the land.View Long Biography and Citations


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Title Year Author
Ningeeuga Oshuitoq (1918-1980) 1995 Marion E. Jackson; Jules Heller and Nancy G. Heller, eds.
Immaginario inuit Arte e cultura degli esquimesi Canadesi 1995 Verona Galleria d'Arte Moderna e contemporanea
Kunst aus der Arktis: Graphiken der Inuit in Kanada 1994 Gitta Hassle


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Classic Prints from Cape Dorset 1960-1972 Apr - May 2003 Albers Gallery of Inuit Art
Cross Currents: Cape Dorset in the 1960s June 1997 Feheley Fine Arts
Itineraire inuit: rencontrer un peuple travers son art Mar - Apr 1997 UNESCO Headquarters


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Cape Dorset Annual Collection 1966 - 1980 Dorset Fine Arts

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art Fort Worth, TX, United States
Anchorage Museum of History and Art Anchorage, AK, United States
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Victoria, BC, Canada