Naomi
Ityi

Credit: Inuit Art Foundation
Naomi
Ityi

Medium:

textile

Artistic Community:

Qamani’tuaq (Baker Lake), NU

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.


1928

Work

Biography

Naomi Ityi is a textile artist from Qamani’tuaq (Baker Lake), NU that is known as one of the earliest creators of wall hangings in the North. Ityi’s pieces have been in many exhibitions in Canada and the USA and she has works in permanent collections across the country.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
WAG Presents First Retrospective of Mary Yuusipik Singaqti January 2, 2019 Mount Royal University
Collecting Inuit Art Fall 2017 IAQ
Sanaugavut: Inuit Art from the Canadian Arctic Spring 2011 Adapted by IAQ from the National Gallery of Canada’s Vernissage

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Nivinngajuliaat from Baker Lake 2018 - 2019 Winnipeg Art Gallery
Rock, Paper, Scissors 2016 Art Gallery of Guelph
Two Views: Canada's North Feb 6 – April 19, 2015 The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Guelph Guelph, ON, Canada
National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada
Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg, MB, Canada