Flossie
Papidluk

Credit: John Paskievich
Flossie
Papidluk

Medium:

beadwork, drawing, fabric, seal skin, textile

Artistic Community:

Ulukhaktok (Holman), NT

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.


1904

Date of Death:

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1994

Work

Biography

Flossie Papidluk was an artist from Ulukhaktok (Holman), NT. Papidluk produced many drawings throughout her lifetime that were turned into prints by printmakers in Ulukhaktok. Papidluk’s prints are monochromatic and feature bold shapes and detailed lines. She frequently produced birds as well as narratives of community events and traditions. Papidluk contributed eleven prints to the Ulukhaktok Print Collection and her work was included in the exhibition "Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art" (2001-2004), which took place at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. She passed away in 1994.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art 2001 Darlene Coward Wight
Inuit Art: A History 2000 Richard C. Crandall
The Northern Copper Inuit: A History 1996 Richard G. Condon, Julia Ogina

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art March 2001-2004 Winnipeg Art Gallery
50 Inuit Prints Nov-Dec 1984 Canadian Arctic Producers
The Story Tellers of Holman Island: A retrospective exhibition of rare stonecut prints from 1968 - 1979 March 1984 The Arctic Circle

Achievements

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Achievement Year Organization
Ulukhaktok Print Collection 1984 Ulukhaktok Arts Cenre
Ulukhaktok Print Collection 1982 Ulukhaktok Arts Cenre
Ulukhaktok Print Collection 1979 Ulukhaktok Arts Cenre

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, QC, Canada
University of Alberta Art Collection Edmonton, AB, Canada
Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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December 15, 2017 Created By: Rebecca Gray