drawing, 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.


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.



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View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Strange Scenes: Early Cape Dorset Drawings 1993 Jean Blodgettt
Women of the North: An Exhibition of Art by Inuit Women of the Canadian Arctic: June 6 - July 11, 1992 1992 Marion Scott Gallery
Sculpture of the Inuit: Lorne Balshine Collection/Lou Osipov Collection/Dr. Harry Winrob Collection 1978 Surrey Art Gallery


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Truly Canadian: Inuit Art and National Identity November 2011 - January 2012 Carleton University Art Gallery
Tunnillie Family April 2011 Kulik Inuit Art
From the Back Room March - April 2007 Marion Scott Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QC, Canada

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May 16, 2019 Profile edited by Kirk Kitzul