Bill
Nasogaluak

Photo: Bill Nasogaluak
Credit: Bill Nasogaluak
Bill
Nasogaluak

Medium:

drawing, painting, sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Tuktoyaktuk, NT

Date of Birth:

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1953

Work

Biography

Bill Nasogaluak is an accomplished artist originally from Tuktoyaktuk, NT and now based in northern Ontario. In addition to working as a multidisciplinary artist, Nasogaluak is also a talented educator and trained electronics technician. Thematically, his artworks illustrate Inuvialuit culture and offer political commentary about the social, economic and cultural dimensions of contemporary Inuit life. He co-designed the Ceremonial Mace for the Northwest Territories, and has exhibited works across Canada and internationally. Nasogaluak's work is held in the collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, ON and at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife, NT.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Collector's Choice: Bill Nasogaluak Summer 2017 Esther Sarick
Northern Highlights, In the Field: Inuvik Fall 2014 William Huffman
Audio: Bill Nasogaluak on building an Inukshuk in India Feb 25, 2014

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
De Beers Inspired Ice Carving Competition 2012
The Sedna exhibition (temporary exhibition) 2009 Museum of Inuit Art
Inuit Sculpture Now June - November 2007 National Gallery of Canada

Achievements

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Achievement Year Organization
Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal 2002 Governor General of Canada

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON, Canada
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Yellowknife, NT, Canada

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December 19, 2018 Created by: Inuit Art Foundation