Abraham
Kingmiaqtuq

Abraham
Kingmiaqtuq

Medium:

sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Talurjuaq (Taloyoak), NU

Date of Birth:

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1933

Date of Death:

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1990

Work

Biography

Abraham Kingmiaqtuq was born in 1933 in the Qikiqtaaluk region (Baffin Island), NU, where he carved sculptures from stone and whale bone.View Long Biography and Citations

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
The Inuit Imagination Nov 1993 - March 1994 Winnipeg Art Gallery
Kitikmeot: Sculpture from Gjoa Haven, Taloyoak and Pelly Bay Nov - Dec 1993 Innuit Gallery
Kitikmeot: Land of the Spirits November 1991 Inuit Gallery of Vancouver

Achievements

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Achievement Year Organization
Sculpture "Dog Sled" was reproduced on a Canadian postage stamp in the series "Inuit Travel". 1978 Canada Post

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Amway Environmental Foundation Collection Ada, MI, United States
Inuit Cultural Institute Kangiqliniq, NU, Canada
National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada