Harry
Egotak

Harry
Egotak

Medium:

printmaking

Artistic Community:

Ulukhaktok, NT

Date of Birth:

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1925

Date of Death:

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2009

Work

Biography

Harry Egotak was an Ulukhaktok (Holman), NT-based artist who was involved in the early days of printmaking in Holman in the 1960s. His first print, "Two Men Hunting a Bear" was produced in May 1962 using a sealskin stencil. Holman printmakers didn't start working with stonecut until 1964. Egotak worked with the co-op as a printmaker until the late 1980s.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
The Early History and Enduring Narrative of Kinngait and Ulukhaktok's Sealskin Stencils Summer 2018 Susan Gustavinson
Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art 2002 Winnipeg Art Gallery

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art 2001 Winnipeg Art Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg, MB, Canada