Agnes
Kuptana

Photo: Agnes Kuptana (2019)
Credit: Inuit Art Foundation
Agnes
Kuptana

Medium:

textile

Artistic Community:

Ulukhaktok (Holman), NT

Work

Biography

Agnes Kuptana is a textile artist and educator based in Ulukhaktok (Holman), NT. She learned to sew from a young age and now shares her skills and knowledge with younger generations through sewing workshops. Kuptana is also motivated to share her knowledge of Inuktitut and traditional land-based activities such as hunting, to ensure that future generations are able to continue important cultural practices.View Long Biography and Citations