Photo: Tukiki Manumie


drawing, jewellry, printmaking, sculpture/carving, stone

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.

Kimmirut, NU

Date of Death:

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Tukiki Manumie was an artist from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU, whose practice included carving, drawing, printmaking and jewellery. He came to prominence in the 1970s with his carvings, which were done primarily in serpentinite. Manumie's work is included in many prominent museums and public collections throughout Canada and internationally, including the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, ON, the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Winnipeg, MB and the McMaster Museum of Art in Hamilton, ON.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
In Memoriam: The Inuit Art Quarterly Remembers Fall 2017 Inuit Art Quarterly
Tukiki Munamie 1993 Inuit Galerie
The Inuit Imagination: Arctic Myth and Sculpture 1993 Harold Seidelman and James Turner


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
Fantastic Transformations: Artworks by Qavavau & Tukiki Manumie Feb - Mar 2018 Feheley Fine Arts
Tukiki Manumee May 2015 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Faces of Baffin August 2012 Canadian Arctic Gallery

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 19, 2018 Created By: Lera Kotsyuba