drawing, printmaking, textile

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.

Akkuatuloulavik outpost camp, NU

Date of Death:

Artists may have multiple dates of death listed as a result of when and where they passed away. Similar to date of birth, an artist may have passed away outside of a community centre or in another community resulting in different dates being recorded.




Sheojuk Etidlooie was an artist from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. She had a short, remarkable career and is remembered for her minimalist, abstract prints and drawings. Her most frequent subjects were animals that were depicted from aerial or cross-sectional perspectives. From 1994 to 1999 Etidlooie contributed 44 prints to the Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection. Her works are held in the permanent collections of the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Winnipeg, MB, Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, QC and the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
On Inuit Art November 12, 2007, upd. 2017 John Reeves
A Passion for the Arctic: The Hans van Berkel Collection 2016 Cunera Buijs
Eight Women is a rich and resonant exhibition August 14, 2013 Robin Laurence


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Maanngat (From Here) Nov 2016 - Feb 2017 The Drake Hotel
Catalysts, Helpers, Tricksters: Birds in Contemporary Inuit Art Apr - May 2016 Marion Scott Gallery
Birds: Sheojuk Etidlooie Jun - Jul 2015 Gallery Elca London


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Cover of the Inuit Art Quarterly Fall 2006 Inuit Art Foundation
Cover of the Inuit Art Quarterly Summer 2000 Inuit Art Foundation
Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection 1999 Dorset Fine Arts

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QC, Canada
Indigenous Art Collection at Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada Gatineau, QC, Canada
McMichael Canadian Art Collection Kleinburg, ON, Canada

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February 7, 2018 Created by: Roxanne Sbitti Updated by: Rebecca Gray