Kakulu
Saggiaktok

Kakulu
Saggiaktok

Medium:

drawing, printmaking, sculpture/carving, stone

Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

Date of Birth:

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Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU
1940

Work

Biography

Kakulu Saggiaktok is a graphic artist from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. She has been working out of the studios in Kinngait since the 1960s and has had work featured in numerous Cape Dorset Annual Print Collections since 1966. Her practice is informed by childhood memories of living on the land, and of Arctic wildlife and animals. Saggiaktok’s work has been featured in international exhibitions, and is held in prominent public collections, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Online gallery focuses on original aboriginal art October 14, 2016 Maria Spitale-Leisk
Art evolving with New Generation October 14, 2016 Maria Spitale-Leisk
Breaking Ground: Oil Stick Drawings from Cape Dorset Spring 2009 Michelle Lewin

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Spectacular Beings June - July 2018 Feheley Fine Arts
Maanngat (From Here) Nov 2016 - Feb 2017 The Drake Hotel
Art Above 66˚ 33' February 2017 Augustana College Art Museum

Achievements

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Achievement Year Organization
Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection 2017 Dorset Fine Arts
Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection 2011 Dorset Fine Arts
Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection 2007 Dorset Fine Arts

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Amon Carter Museum of American Art Fort Worth, TX, United States
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Victoria, BC, Canada
Canada Council Art Bank Ottawa, ON, Canada

Edit History

March 5, 2018 Updated By: Lera Kotsyuba
January 1, 1900 Created by: Dorset Fine Arts