drawing, printmaking

Artistic Community:

Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU

Date of Birth:

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Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU



Ningiukulu Teevee is a talented graphic artist and writer based in Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU. Teevee shares her unique perspective on historical and contemporary Inuit culture through both her visual art and writing. In particular, her ability to capture and distil stories into drawings and prints is part of what makes Teevee’s work so popular. She is noted for her frequent and playful translation of traditional stories into dynamic compositions.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Traditional subject matter, contemporary point of view July 12, 2019 Kamille Parkinson
Snap! Crackle! Inuit Pop Art! Winter 2018 Cass Gardiner
Smithsonian in New York and the Embassy of Canada in Washington celebrate Arctic art September 18, 2017 Dennis Zotigh


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
TAVVAUNA / Here It Is: Drawings from Cape Dorset July 16 - Aug 17, 2019 Studio 22
How to Breathe Forever Jan 16 - Apr 14, 2019 OCADU Onsite Gallery
Spectacular Beings June - July 2018 Feheley Fine Arts


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Cape Dorset Print Collection 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Dorset Fine Arts
Cover of the Inuit Art Quarterly December 2014 Inuit Art Foundation
Cover of the Inuit Art Quarterly December 2009 Inuit Art Foundation


View Filmography and Details
Title Release Date Role
Kinngait: riding light into the world 2010 Herself
The Up and Comer, Ningeokuluk Teevee 2010 Herself

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, ON, Canada
Indigenous Art Collection at Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada Gatineau, QC, Canada
National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada

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December 1, 2017 Created by: Maddy Tripp Updated By: Lera Kotsyuba