Photo: Pootoogook Qiatsuk
Credit: Courtesy Arctic Journal


printmaking, sculpture/carving

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.

Iqaluit, NU



Pootoogook Qiatsuk is a sculptor and printmaker, principally in the medium of lithography. His work is held in several public collections including the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Remembering Okpik Pitseolak April 12, 2019 IAQ
Pootoogook Qiatsuk - Virtuosic Artist March 1, 2016 Season Osborne
Arena: The Art of Hockey May 1, 2008 Canadian Art


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Arctic Wind III: An Expression of Survival October 2010 Coastal Peoples Gallery
Mini Masterworks II December 2008 Spirit Wrestler Gallery
Cape Dorset Sculpture Spring 2005 Spirit Wrestler Gallery


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Nunavut Winner - BMO 1st Art! Awards 2004 BMO Financial Group

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Amway Environmental Foundation Collection Ada, MI, United States
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON, Canada
Canada Council Art Bank Ottawa, ON, Canada

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March 7, 2019 Profile edited by Michael Olender