Joe
Nasogaluak

Photo: Joe Nasogaluak
Credit: Northwest Territories Arts Council
Joe
Nasogaluak

Medium:

painting, performance, sculpture/carving

Artistic Community:

Tuktoyaktuk, NT

Gender:

Male

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.

Tuktoyaktuk, NT
1958

Work

Biography

Joe Nasogaluak was born in Tuktoyaktuk, NT, in 1958. He is one of the most celebrated Inuvialuit artists of the North for his success as an artist. His main practice is sculpture of stone and whalebone and painting realistic portraits of Inuvialuit histories and stories. He comes from an artistic family as his brothers Bill and Eli Nasogaluak are also famous carvers. Nasogaluak likes to focus on social and political issues in his works.View Long Biography and Citations